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Text of the VetStar Veteran-Friendly Business Act of 2010

This bill was introduced on June 8, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Jun 8, 2010 (Introduced).

Source: GPO

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111th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 5484

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

June 8, 2010

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs

A BILL

To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish an annual award program to recognize businesses for their contributions to veterans’ employment, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the VetStar Veteran-Friendly Business Act of 2010.

2.

Award program

(a)

Establishment

The Secretary of Veterans Affairs shall establish an award program, to be known as the VetStar Award Program, to annually recognize businesses for their contributions to veterans’ employment.

(b)

Administration

The Secretary shall establish a process for the administration of the award program, including criteria for—

(1)

categories and sectors of businesses eligible for recognition each year; and

(2)

objective measures to be used in selecting businesses to receive the award.

3.

Veteran defined

In this Act, the term veteran has the meaning given that term in section 101(2) of title 38, United States Code.