Increase in Maximum Tuition and Fee Amounts Payable Under the Post-9/11 GI Bill, 14196-14197 [2019-06978]

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Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the ICR for OMB approval of the extension of the information collection; they will also become a matter of public record. Approved: April 2, 2019. R. Joseph Durbala, IRS Tax Analyst. [FR Doc. 2019–06921 Filed 4–8–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Increase in Maximum Tuition and Fee Amounts Payable Under the Post-9/11 GI Bill Department of Veterans Affairs. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The purpose of this notice is to inform the public of the increase in the Post-9/11 GI Bill maximum tuition and fee amounts payable and the increase in the amount used to determine an individual’s entitlement charge for reimbursement of a licensing, certification, or national test for the 2019–2020 academic year. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Rodney Hopkins, Management and Program Analyst, Education Service (225C), Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans SUMMARY: Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20420, Telephone: (202) 461–9800. (This is not a toll-free number). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: For the 2019–2020 academic year, the Post-9/11 GI Bill allows VA to pay the actual net cost of tuition and fees not to exceed the in-state amounts for students pursuing training at public schools; $24,476.79 for student training at private and foreign schools; $13,986.72 for student training at vocational flight schools; and $11,888.70 for student training at correspondence schools. In addition, the entitlement charge for individuals receiving reimbursement of the costs associated with taking a licensing, certification, or national test will be prorated based on the actual amount of the fee charged for the test relative to the rate of $2,042.06 for one month. The maximum reimbursable amount for a licensing or certification test will be $2000. There will be no maximum reimbursable amount for national tests. Sections 3313, 3315, and 3315A of title 38, United States Code, direct VA to increase the maximum tuition and fee payments and entitlement-charge amounts each academic year (beginning on August 1st) based on the most recent percentage increase determined under 38 U.S.C. 3015(h). The most recent percentage increase determined under 38 U.S.C. 3015(h) was 3.4 percent, which was effective on October 1, 2018. The maximum tuition and fee payments and entitlement charge amounts for training pursued under the Post-9/11 GI Bill beginning after July 31, 2019, and before August 1, 2020 are listed below. VA’s calculations for the 2019–2020 academic year are based on the 3.4 percent increase. 2019–2020 ACADEMIC YEAR Type of school Actual net cost of tuition and fees not to exceed Post-9/11 GI Bill Maximum Tuition and Fee Amounts PUBLIC ..................................................................................................... PRIVATE/FOREIGN ................................................................................. VOCATIONAL FLIGHT ............................................................................. CORRESPONDENCE .............................................................................. In-State/Resident Charges. $24,476.79. $13,986.72. $11,888.70. Post-9/11 Entitlement Charge Amount for Tests amozie on DSK9F9SC42PROD with NOTICES LICENSING AND CERTIFICATION TESTS ............................................ NATIONAL TESTS ................................................................................... VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:15 Apr 08, 2019 Jkt 247001 PO 00000 Frm 00114 Fmt 4703 Entitlement will be pro-rated based on the actual amount of the fee charged for the test relative to the rate of $2,042.06 for one month. The maximum reimbursable amount for a licensing or certification test is $2000. Entitlement will be pro-rated based on the actual amount of the fee charged for the test relative to the rate of $2,042.06 for one month. There is no maximum reimbursable amount for national tests. Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\09APN1.SGM 09APN1 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 68 / Tuesday, April 9, 2019 / Notices Signing Authority amozie on DSK9F9SC42PROD with NOTICES The Secretary of Veterans Affairs, or designee, approved this document and authorized the undersigned to sign and submit the document to the Office of the Federal Register for publication VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:15 Apr 08, 2019 Jkt 247001 electronically as an official document of the Department of Veterans Affairs. Robert L. Wilkie, Secretary, Department of Veterans Affairs, approved this document on April 3, 2019, for publication. PO 00000 Dated: April 4, 2019. Luvenia Potts, Program Specialist, Office of Regulation Policy & Management, Office of the Secretary, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2019–06978 Filed 4–8–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P Frm 00115 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 14197 E:\FR\FM\09APN1.SGM 09APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 68 (Tuesday, April 9, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Pages 14196-14197]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-06978]


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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS


Increase in Maximum Tuition and Fee Amounts Payable Under the 
Post-9/11 GI Bill

AGENCY: Department of Veterans Affairs.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The purpose of this notice is to inform the public of the 
increase in the Post-9/11 GI Bill maximum tuition and fee amounts 
payable and the increase in the amount used to determine an 
individual's entitlement charge for reimbursement of a licensing, 
certification, or national test for the 2019-2020 academic year.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Rodney Hopkins, Management and Program 
Analyst, Education Service (225C), Veterans Benefits Administration, 
Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW, Washington, DC 
20420, Telephone: (202) 461-9800. (This is not a toll-free number).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: For the 2019-2020 academic year, the Post-9/
11 GI Bill allows VA to pay the actual net cost of tuition and fees not 
to exceed the in-state amounts for students pursuing training at public 
schools; $24,476.79 for student training at private and foreign 
schools; $13,986.72 for student training at vocational flight schools; 
and $11,888.70 for student training at correspondence schools. In 
addition, the entitlement charge for individuals receiving 
reimbursement of the costs associated with taking a licensing, 
certification, or national test will be pro-rated based on the actual 
amount of the fee charged for the test relative to the rate of 
$2,042.06 for one month. The maximum reimbursable amount for a 
licensing or certification test will be $2000. There will be no maximum 
reimbursable amount for national tests.
    Sections 3313, 3315, and 3315A of title 38, United States Code, 
direct VA to increase the maximum tuition and fee payments and 
entitlement-charge amounts each academic year (beginning on August 1st) 
based on the most recent percentage increase determined under 38 U.S.C. 
3015(h). The most recent percentage increase determined under 38 U.S.C. 
3015(h) was 3.4 percent, which was effective on October 1, 2018.
    The maximum tuition and fee payments and entitlement charge amounts 
for training pursued under the Post-9/11 GI Bill beginning after July 
31, 2019, and before August 1, 2020 are listed below. VA's calculations 
for the 2019-2020 academic year are based on the 3.4 percent increase.

                         2019-2020 Academic Year
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                                          Actual net cost of tuition and
             Type of school                     fees not to exceed
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            Post-9/11 GI Bill Maximum Tuition and Fee Amounts
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PUBLIC.................................  In-State/Resident Charges.
PRIVATE/FOREIGN........................  $24,476.79.
VOCATIONAL FLIGHT......................  $13,986.72.
CORRESPONDENCE.........................  $11,888.70.
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              Post-9/11 Entitlement Charge Amount for Tests
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LICENSING AND CERTIFICATION TESTS......  Entitlement will be pro-rated
                                          based on the actual amount of
                                          the fee charged for the test
                                          relative to the rate of
                                          $2,042.06 for one month. The
                                          maximum reimbursable amount
                                          for a licensing or
                                          certification test is $2000.
NATIONAL TESTS.........................  Entitlement will be pro-rated
                                          based on the actual amount of
                                          the fee charged for the test
                                          relative to the rate of
                                          $2,042.06 for one month. There
                                          is no maximum reimbursable
                                          amount for national tests.
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Signing Authority

    The Secretary of Veterans Affairs, or designee, approved this 
document and authorized the undersigned to sign and submit the document 
to the Office of the Federal Register for publication electronically as 
an official document of the Department of Veterans Affairs. Robert L. 
Wilkie, Secretary, Department of Veterans Affairs, approved this 
document on April 3, 2019, for publication.

    Dated: April 4, 2019.
Luvenia Potts,
Program Specialist, Office of Regulation Policy & Management, Office of 
the Secretary, Department of Veterans Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2019-06978 Filed 4-8-19; 8:45 am]
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