H.R.1168 - Veterans Retraining Act of 2009

To amend chapter 42 of title 38, United States Code, to provide certain veterans with employment training assistance. view all titles (3)

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  • Short: Veterans Retraining Act of 2009 as introduced.
  • Official: To amend chapter 42 of title 38, United States Code, to provide certain veterans with employment training assistance. as introduced.
  • Short: Veterans Retraining Act of 2009 as passed house.

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02/25/09
 
11/02/09
 
 
 
 
 

 

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Result: Passed - November 02, 2009

Roll call number 832 in the House

Question: On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended: H R 1168 Veterans Retraining Act of 2009

 

Official Summary

Veterans Retraining Act of 2009 - Authorizes the Secretary of Labor to pay to each covered veteran an assistance allowance for each month such veteran is enrolled in an employment and training program that teaches a skill in demand, as determined the Secretary. Limits such assistance to six

Official Summary

Veterans Retraining Act of 2009 - Authorizes the Secretary of Labor to pay to each covered veteran an assistance allowance for each month such veteran is enrolled in an employment and training program that teaches a skill in demand, as determined the Secretary. Limits such assistance to six months for each 10-year period. Includes as a covered veteran one who is:
(1) unemployed for at least four consecutive months before applying for such assistance;
(2) able to successfully complete the program; and
(3) ineligible for other veterans' education or training assistance. Authorizes payment of a stipend to a covered veteran for moving expenses related to the receipt of such training. Authorizes appropriations.

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Organizations Supporting H.R.1168

  • Paralyzed Veterans of America
  • American Legion

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