10 U.S. Code § 2006a - Assistance for education and training: availability of certain assistance for use only for certain programs of education
Assistance for education and training: availability of certain assistance for use only for certain programs of education
(a)In General.—Effective as of August 1, 2014, an individual eligible for assistance under a Department of Defense educational assistance program or authority covered by this section may, except as provided in subsection (b), only use such assistance for educational expenses incurred for a program as follows:
(b)Waiver.—The Secretary of Defense may, by regulation, authorize the use of educational assistance under a Department of Defense educational assistance program or authority covered by this chapter for educational expenses incurred for a program of education that is not described in subsection (a) if the program—
is accredited and approved by a nationally or regionally recognized accrediting agency or association recognized by the Department of Education;
was not an eligible program described in subsection (a) at any time during the most recent two-year period;
is a program that the Secretary determines would further the purposes of the educational assistance programs or authorities covered by this chapter, or would further the education interests of students eligible for assistance under the such  programs or authorities; and
the institution providing the program does not provide any commission, bonus, or other incentive payment based directly or indirectly on success in securing enrollments or financial aid to any persons or entities engaged in any student recruiting or admission activities or in making decisions regarding the award of student financial assistance, except for the recruitment of foreign students residing in foreign countries who are not eligible to receive Federal student assistance.
(c)Definitions.—In this section:
(1) The term “Department of Defense educational assistance programs and authorities covered by this section” means the programs and authorities as follows:
Any other program or authority of the Department of Defense for assistance in education or training carried out under the laws administered by the Secretary of Defense that is designated by the Secretary, by regulation, for purposes of this section.
(Added Pub. L. 113–66, div. A, title V, § 541(a), Dec. 26, 2013, 127 Stat. 760; amended Pub. L. 114–92, div. A, title X, § 1081(a)(6), Nov. 25, 2015, 129 Stat. 1001.)
 So in original.
2015—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 114–92 substituted “August 1” for “August, 1” in introductory provisions.
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