H.R. 2011: Veterans Advisory Committee on Education Improvement Act

H.R. 2011

Veterans Advisory Committee on Education Improvement Act

Sponsor
Rep. John Delaney

Date
October 28, 2013 (113th Congress, 1st Session)

Staff Contact
Communications

Floor Situation

On Monday, October 28, 2013, the House will consider H.R. 2011, the Veterans Advisory Committee on Improvement Act,under a suspension of the rules.  The bill was introduced on September 17, 2013, by Rep. John Delany (D-MD) and referred to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, which ordered the bill reported by voice vote.

Bill Summary

H.R. 2011 amends title 38, United States Code, to provide for a two-year extension of the Veterans’ Advisory on Education through December 31, 2015.  The bill adds the Post-9/11 GI Bill as one of the programs to be examined by the Committee and add a member who is a veteran of a Post-9/11 conflict.

For further information, please see the full bill report for H.R. 2011 here.

 

Background

The Veterans’ Advisory Committee on Education was created under Title 38, United States Code.  The Committee was established, “to provide advice to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs on the administration of education and training programs for veterans and servicepersons, reservists and guard personnel, and for dependents of veterans under Chapters 30, 32, 35 and 36 of Title 38, and Chapter 1606 of Title 10, United States Code.”[1]

Cost

A formal CBO estimate is currently unavailable, but an informal estimate projects no significant cost.

Additional Information

For questions or further information contact the GOP Conference at 5-5107.