S. 2239 (112th): Veteran Skills to Jobs Act


Mar 27, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on June 29, 2012 but was never passed by the House.


Bill Nelson

Senator from Florida



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Last Updated: Jun 29, 2012
Length: 4 pages

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H.R. 4155 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Jul 23, 2012

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to direct the head of each agency to treat relevant military training as sufficient to satisfy training or certification requirements for Federal licenses.

Summary (CRS)

6/29/2012--Passed Senate amended.Veteran Skills to Jobs Act - Directs the head of each federal licensing authority to consider, and authorizes such official to accept, any relevant training received by an ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 27, 2012

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Jun 29, 2012
Reported by Committee

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Jun 29, 2012
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2239”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


17 cosponsors (11D, 6R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 4155 (Related)
Veteran Skills to Jobs Act

Enacted — Signed by the President
Jul 23, 2012

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