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house Bill H.R. 6151

Keep Student Veterans in Their Homes Act of 2016

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Keep Student Veterans in Their Homes Act of 2016

Official Title

To amend title 38, United States Code, to allow veterans affected by school closures to continue receiving monthly stipends under the Post-9/11 Educational Assistance Program for a certain period, and for other purposes.


Keep Student Veterans in Their Homes Act of 2016 This bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs to continue to pay educational assistance and subsistence allowances to eligible veterans and eligible persons enrolled in specified courses solely for a monthly housing stipend of up to four months following a permanent school closure. A housing or educational assistance payment shall not be counted against the aggregate period for which such assistance may be provided or charged against the individual's entitlement to educational assistance.

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      house Committees
      Economic Opportunity
      Committee on Veterans' Affairs
    IntroducedSeptember 22nd, 2016

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