H.R.3615 - Careers for Heroes Act

To amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the hiring of veterans by the Federal Government. view all titles (2)

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  • Short: Careers for Heroes Act as introduced.
  • Official: To amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the hiring of veterans by the Federal Government. as introduced.

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11/21/13
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Official Summary

Careers for Heroes Act - Directs the head of each federal agency other than the Department of Defense (DOD) and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to develop a plan for exercising, during the five-year period beginning on the enactment of this Act, authority to make veterans recruitmen

Official Summary

Careers for Heroes Act - Directs the head of each federal agency other than the Department of Defense (DOD) and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to develop a plan for exercising, during the five-year period beginning on the enactment of this Act, authority to make veterans recruitment appointments and authority under the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998. Requires the Director of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) to ensure that, under such plans, agencies shall appoint no less than 15,000 qualified covered veterans during such period. (Covered veterans include those who:
(1) are disabled or recently separated;
(2) served on active duty during a war or in a campaign or expedition for which a campaign badge has been authorized; or
(3) while serving on active duty, participated in a military operation for which an Armed Forces service medal was awarded.)

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