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      House Committee on Veterans' Affairs
      Economic Opportunity
    IntroducedMay 15th, 2013

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Education Assistance to Realign New Eligibilities for Dependents (EARNED) Act of 2013

Official Title

To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide authority for certain members of the Armed Forces to transfer entitlement to Post-9/11 Educational Assistance to their dependents.


Education Assistance to Realign New Eligibilities for Dependents (EARNED) Act of 2013 - Allows former members of the Armed Forces who have any period of service between September 11, 2001, and September 30, 2011, including at least 90 days of such service after September 10, 2001, to transfer to their dependents any remaining entitlement to educational assistance under the post-9/11 veterans' educational assistance program. Allows such a transfer, during the period beginning on the date of enactment of this Act and ending on December 31, 2015, in the case of an individual entitled to post-9/11 veterans' educational assistance who completed any period of service and was discharged or released under honorable conditions before September 30, 2011.

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