S.2130 - Veterans Conservation Corps Authorization Act

A bill to direct the Secretary of Interior to establish a veterans conservation corps, and for other purposes. view all titles (2)

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  • Official: A bill to direct the Secretary of Interior to establish a veterans conservation corps, and for other purposes. as introduced.
  • Short: Veterans Conservation Corps Authorization Act as introduced.

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Veterans Conservation Corps Authorization Act - Directs the Secretary of the Interior to establish a veteran conservation corps (corps) to: (1) provide training and employment to unemployed veterans not enrolled in any other federal training program, (2) assist veterans in their transition

Official Summary

Veterans Conservation Corps Authorization Act - Directs the Secretary of the Interior to establish a veteran conservation corps (corps) to:
(1) provide training and employment to unemployed veterans not enrolled in any other federal training program,
(2) assist veterans in their transition from military service to civilian life, and
(3) assist the government in maintaining federal land and water. Directs the Secretary to employ such veterans for a one-year period, with an option for employment for an additional one-year period. Allows the Secretary to establish a corps program for the short-term employment of veterans attending institutions of higher education. Directs the Secretary to establish a program to provide to such veterans any education or training necessary to carry out assigned work projects.

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