IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
August 2, 2012
Mr. Brown of Ohio (for himself and Mr. Wyden) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs
To amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the provision of work-study allowances by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to individuals who are pursuing programs of rehabilitation, education, or training under laws administered by the Secretary, and for other purposes.
Improvement of work-study allowances for individuals receiving educational assistance from Department of Veterans Affairs
Minimum utilization at educational institutions
Subsection (c) of section 3485 of title 38, United States Code, is amended—
by redesignating paragraphs (1) through (4) as subparagraphs (A) through (D), respectively;
The Secretary and inserting
(1) Except as provided in
paragraph (2), the Secretary; and
by adding at the end the following new paragraph:
The Secretary shall utilize the services, in connection with the activities specified in subsection (a)(1), of at least one individual described in subsection (b) at each educational institution that has an office established to provide assistance to a veteran who is enrolled in a program of education at the institution.
Outreach services conducted through local government agencies
(G) of subsection (a)(4) of such section is amended by inserting
local government after
of a State.
Other veterans-Related positions in government entities
(J) of such subsection is amended by inserting
or a Federal, State, or
local government entity, as the Secretary considers appropriate before
the period at the end.