H. R. 1412
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
April 9, 2013
Mr. Coffman introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs
To improve and increase the availability of on-job training and apprenticeship programs carried out by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.
This Act may be cited as the
Improving Job Opportunities for
Veterans Act of 2013
Public relations campaign
The Secretary of Veterans Affairs shall carry out a public relations campaign, including exercising the authority under section 532 of title 38, United States Code, to advertise in national media outlets, to promote Department of Veterans Affairs on-job training and apprenticeship programs available to veterans as highly efficient and cost-effective ways of obtaining jobs.
Authority to increase availability of private sector on-job training programs
During the three-year period beginning on
the date that is one year after the date of the enactment of this Act, the
Secretary of Veterans Affairs shall carry out section 3677(b)(1)(A) of title
38, United States Code, by substituting
75 per centum for
85 per centum.
On-job training at Federal departments and agencies
Beginning on the date that is one year after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Veterans Affairs shall enter into agreements with the heads of other Federal departments and agencies to operate programs of training on the job under section 3677 of title 38, United States Code, to train eligible veterans or persons to perform skills necessary for employment by the department or agency operating the program.
Extension of reduced pension for certain veterans covered by medicaid plans for services furnished by nursing facilities
Section 5503(d)(7) of title 38, United
States Code, is amended by striking
November 30, 2016 and
January 31, 2017.