TEXT OF U.S. SENATE AMENDMENT ON MILITARY TUITION ASSISTANCE
At the end of title VIII of division C, ad the following: Inhofe-Hagan No. 72, as modified, to Amdt. No. 26, to H.R. 933:
Purpose: To require the continuation of tuition assistance programs for members of the Armed Forces for the remainder of fiscal year 2013.
Sec. 8131. (a) REQUIREMENT TO CONTINUE PROVISION OF TUITION ASSISTANCE FOR MEMBERS OF THE ARMED FORCES.--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 this Act 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.