Legion to testify on economic, education issues

Legion to testify on economic, education issues

The American Legion is scheduled to testify before a subcommittee of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs this week, addressing pending economic and educational legislation impacting veterans.

The Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity will hold a legislative hearing at 2 p.m. ET June 12. The livestream of the hearing can be viewed here.

Legislation scheduled to be addressed at the hearing includes:

• H.R. 226, the Veterans Collaboration Act;

• H.R. 7543, the Guard and Reserve GI Bill Parity Act of 2024;

• H.R. 7896, the VETS Opportunity Act of 2024;

• H.R. 7920, Agriculture Grants for Veterans Education and Training Services Act;

• A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to increase the amount of educational assistance paid by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to an eligible individual during the first year of a full-time program of apprenticeship or other on-job training;

• The Reforming Education for Veterans Act;

• Modernizing the Veterans On-Campus Experience Act;

• The VA Home Loan Reform Act;

• H.R. 8514, To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for an annual increase in stipend for books, supplies, equipment, and other educational costs under Post-9/11 Educational Assistance Program of Department of Veterans Affairs;

• H.R. 8560, the End Veteran Homelessness Act of 2024;

• The Student Veteran Debt Relief Act of 2024;

• VA Housing Loan Forever Act of 2023.