H. R. 6577
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
October 19, 2012
Mr. Johnson of Ohio introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs
To amend the VOW to Hire Heroes Act of 2011 to improve the Veterans Retraining Assistance Program by providing assistance under such program for certain training programs that are considered less than full-time.
Veterans Retraining Assistance Program
Section 211(b) of the VOW to Hire Heroes Act of 2011 (38 U.S.C. 4100 note) is amended—
, on a full-time basis,;
in paragraph (4),
in paragraph (5),
by striking the period and inserting
; and; and
by adding at the end the following new paragraph:
on a full-time basis; or
on a less than full-time basis if the program consists of at least 16 seat-time hours (or the equivalent).
The amendments made by subsection (a) shall apply with respect to veterans enrolled in a program of education described in section 211(b) of the VOW to Hire Heroes Act of 2011 (38 U.S.C. 4100 note) on or after July 1, 2012.