A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize the transfer of unused Post-9/11 Educational Assistance benefits to additional dependents upon the death of the originally designated dependent.

Introduced in Senate
Shawna Hill Post 9/11 Education Benefits Transferability Act

This bill authorizes the reassignment a veteran's or Armed Forces member's
Post-9/11 education benefits to another eligible dependent in cases where the
original designated beneficiary dies without having used all of such benefits.

Such provision shall apply to deaths occurring on or after August 1, 2009.



  • Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.

    Jun 15th, 2017
  • Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.

    Feb 16th, 2017
  • Introduced in Senate

    Feb 16th, 2017