H.R. 5545: REMOTE Act

CBO Score

$235 million

Date of Report

Mon December 6th, 2021


PAYGO est only; fees (removed from estimate)

CBO Report Details

Legislation Details

117th Congress

To extend certain expiring provisions of law relating to benefits provided under Department of Veterans Affairs educational assistance programs during COVID-19 pandemic.

Sponsor: Rep. David Trone — D — MD

Makes changes to programs affecting education benefits administered by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Section 2 would extend provisions related to the use of VA education benefits during the coronavirus pandemic through June 1, 2022. Section 4 would allow students using the Post-9/11 GI Bill to enroll in an extra course during their final academic term to continue receiving a monthly housing allowance. Section 5 would extend the period during which people participating in apprenticeships or on-the-job training receive full benefits while unemployed or underemployed in a given month, through June 1, 2022. Section 6 would increase several of the fees paid by borrowers obtaining home loans guarantee by VA in 2031.

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