H.R. 1357: 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.

Introduced:
Mar 21, 2013
Status:
Referred to Committee
Prognosis
1% chance of being enacted
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Sponsor
Bill Johnson
Representative for Ohio's 6th congressional district
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Mar 21, 2013
Length
2 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 6577 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Oct 19, 2012

 
Status

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on March 21, 2013, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Progress
Introduced Mar 21, 2013
Referred to Committee Mar 21, 2013
Reported by Committee ...
Passed House ...
Passed Senate ...
Signed by the President ...
Prognosis

4% chance of getting past committee.
1% chance of being enacted.

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

 
Summary

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Cosponsors
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Committees

House Veterans' Affairs

Economic Opportunity

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3/21/2013--Introduced.
Amends the VOW to Hire Heroes Act of 2011 to permit retraining assistance under the Veterans Retraining Assistance Program to be used by a veteran to pursue a program of education for training on a less than full-time basis if the program consists of at least 16 seat-time hours (or the equivalent).

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