The Statutory Pay-As-You-Go Act of 2010 establishes budget-reporting and enforcement procedures for legislation affecting direct spending or revenues. The net changes in outlays that are subject to those procedures are shown here. Enacting H.R. 5603 would not increase on-budget deficits in any of the four consecutive 10-year periods beginning in 2032.
The bill would make the following changes to programs affecting education benefits administered by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).
a. Section 2 would prohibit colleges and universities from taking adverse action against students who are activated for military service during an academic term. It also would require schools to refund benefit payments to VA for students who withdraw because of military activations
b. Section 3 would cap the maximum amount of tuition and fees paid by VA for students enrolled in flight training programs at public schools.