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GI Bill Fairness Act Goes to President

The House of Representatives unanimously passed the final version of the Restoring GI Bill Fairness Act of 2011 (H.R. 1383) to keep student veterans enrolled in the school of their choice this school year by temporarily restoring the original Post-9/11 GI Bill method of paying tuition and fees based on the maximum in-state, undergraduate fee schedule.

As reported here earlier the Senate had passed an ammended version of this bill on Thursday of last week.

According to the House Committee on Veterans Affairs website, if signed by the President, the change will go into effect on August 1, 2011.

Read the previous post for more details of GI Bill Fairness Act of 2011.

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