ERIC Number: ED340890
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991-Jul-26
Reference Count: N/A
Veterans' Educational Assistance Amendments of 1991. Report To Accompany S.868. Senate, 102nd Congress, 1st Session.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Veteran's Affairs.
The Veterans' Educational Assistance Amendments of 1991 have the following purposes: (1) to restore educational assistance to service members and reservists who had received benefits for courses that they were unable to complete because they were called to active duty during the Persian Gulf War; (2) to extend the length of time Gulf War veterans could receive benefits by their length of active service plus 4 months; (3) to clarify Vietnam-era veterans' eligibility for federal employment preference based on disability; and (4) to extend employment assistance services for reservists called up in a war. This document records the text of the act as amended by and reported out of the Committee on Veterans' Affairs of the U.S. Senate. The document also includes an explanation of need for the legislation and an explanation of the bill by sections, a cost estimate for implementing the legislation, and a statement by D'Wayne Gray, Chief Benefits Director, Department of Veterans Affairs, about the department's position on the legislation. (KC)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Veteran's Affairs.