S. 3503 (112th): A bill 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 administere

112th Congress, 2011–2013. Text as of Aug 02, 2012 (Introduced).

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112th CONGRESS

2d Session

S. 3503

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

August 2, 2012

(for himself and Mr. Wyden) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs

A BILL

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.

1.

Improvement of work-study allowances for individuals receiving educational assistance from Department of Veterans Affairs

(a)

Minimum utilization at educational institutions

Subsection (c) of section 3485 of title 38, United States Code, is amended—

(1)

by redesignating paragraphs (1) through (4) as subparagraphs (A) through (D), respectively;

(2)

by striking The Secretary and inserting (1) Except as provided in paragraph (2), the Secretary; and

(3)

by adding at the end the following new paragraph:

(2)

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.

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(b)

Outreach services conducted through local government agencies

Subparagraph (G) of subsection (a)(4) of such section is amended by inserting or local government after of a State.

(c)

Other veterans-Related positions in government entities

Subparagraph (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.