H.R. 1251: Veteran Excellence Through Education Act of 2013

Introduced:
Mar 19, 2013
Status:
Referred to Committee
Prognosis
4% chance of being enacted
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Sponsor
Gloria Negrete McLeod
Representative for California's 35th congressional district
Party
Democrat
Text
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Last Updated
Mar 19, 2013
Length
7 pages
 
Status

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on March 19, 2013, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Progress
Introduced Mar 19, 2013
Referred to Committee Mar 19, 2013
Reported by Committee ...
Passed House ...
Passed Senate ...
Signed by the President ...
Prognosis

10% chance of getting past committee.
4% chance of being enacted.

Only 11% of bills made it past committee and only about 3% were enacted in 2011–2013. [show factors | methodology]

 
Full Title

To authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to make grants with minority serving institutions for the purpose of establishing verified delivery systems to address social and academic problems facing veterans enrolled at such institutions, and for other purposes.

Summary

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Cosponsors
12 cosponsors (12D) (show)
Committees

House Veterans' Affairs

Economic Opportunity

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Library of Congress Summary

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3/19/2013--Introduced.
Veteran Excellence Through Education Act of 2013 - Authorizes the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to make grants, during FY2014-FY2019, to minority-serving institutions for establishing verified delivery systems to address social and academic problems facing enrolled veterans.
Includes among authorized grant activities: (1) educational services, including courses in English as a second language, financial literacy workshops and courses, and health and wellness programs; (2) increased access to workforce services; (3) support services such as housing, transportation, and child care; and (4) establishing a veteran support team.
Requires an institution, in order to receive such a grant, to submit to the Secretary a program plan and strategy to meet the needs of enrolled veterans.

House Republican Conference Summary

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