Text: H.R.1265 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)

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[Congressional Bills 113th Congress]
[From the U.S. Government Printing Office]
[H.R. 1265 Introduced in House (IH)]

113th CONGRESS
  1st Session
                                H. R. 1265

To require the continuation of tuition assistance programs for members 
       of the Armed Forces for the remainder of fiscal year 2013.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                             March 19, 2013

   Mr. O'Rourke (for himself, Mr. Wilson of South Carolina, and Mr. 
   Gibson) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the 
                      Committee on Armed Services

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                                 A BILL


 
To require the continuation of tuition assistance programs for members 
       of the Armed Forces for the remainder of fiscal year 2013.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. REQUIREMENT FOR CONTINUATION OF AUTHORIZED TUITION 
              ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS FOR MEMBERS OF THE ARMED FORCES FOR 
              REMAINDER OF FISCAL YEAR 2013.

    (a) In General.--The Secretaries of the military departments shall 
carry out tuition assistance programs for members of the Armed Forces 
during the remainder of fiscal year 2013 using amounts specified in 
subsection (b).
    (b) Amounts.--The minimum amount used by the Secretary of a 
military department for tuition assistance for members of an Armed 
Force under the jurisdiction of that Secretary pursuant to subsection 
(a) shall be not less than--
            (1) the amount appropriated or otherwise made available by 
        the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 
        2013 for tuition assistance programs for members of that Armed 
        Force, minus
            (2) an amount that is not more than the percentage of the 
        reduction required to the Operation and Maintenance account for 
        that Armed Force for fiscal year 2013 by the budget sequester 
        required by section 251A of the Balanced Budget and Emergency 
        Deficit Control Act of 1985.
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