House Bill 290
117th Congress(2021-2022)
To amend title 38, United States Code, to render an individual, who transfers certain educational assistance, to which the individual is entitled because of an agreement by such individual to serve in the Armed Forces, to a dependent of that individual, and who fails to complete such agreement, solely liable for the overpayment of such educational assistance.
Active
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Passed House on Jun 15, 2021
Overview
Text
Sponsor
Introduced
Jan 13, 2021
Latest Action
Jun 16, 2021
Origin Chamber
House
Type
Bill
Bill
The primary form of legislative measure used to propose law. Depending on the chamber of origin, bills begin with a designation of either H.R. or S. Joint resolution is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
290
Congress
117
Policy Area
Armed Forces and National Security
Armed Forces and National Security
Primary focus of measure is military operations and spending, facilities, procurement and weapons, personnel, intelligence; strategic materials; war and emergency powers; veterans’ issues. Measures concerning alliances and collective security, arms sales and military assistance, or arms control may fall under International Affairs policy area.
Sponsorship by Party
Illinois
Passed
June 15, 2021
Type
Voice Vote
Voice Vote
A vote in which the presiding officer states the question, then asks those in favor and against to say "Yea" or "Nay," respectively, and announces the result according to his or her judgment. The names or numbers of senators voting on each side are not recorded.
Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
Summary

This bill imposes sole liability for overpayments of educational assistance under the Post-9/11 GI Bill on the individual who was eligible for such assistance in situations where the individual failed to complete a service agreement and transferred the entitlement to a dependent. Beginning on October 1, 2026, the dependent and the individual making the transfer shall be jointly and severally liable for such overpayments where an individual fails to complete a service agreement.

Text (3)
June 16, 2021
June 15, 2021
January 13, 2021
Actions (13)
06/16/2021
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
06/15/2021
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
06/15/2021
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H2781)
06/15/2021
Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
06/15/2021
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 290.
06/15/2021
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H2781-2782)
06/15/2021
Mr. Takano moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
05/04/2021
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 22 - 6.
05/04/2021
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
05/04/2021
Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity Discharged.
03/08/2021
Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity.
01/13/2021
Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
01/13/2021
Introduced in House
Public Record
Record Created
Jan 14, 2021 8:12:12 AM
Record Updated
Aug 18, 2021 7:36:51 AM