H. R. 1412
IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
May 22, 2013
Received; read twice and 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.
Authority to increase availability of private sector on-job training programs
During the four-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
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
of title 38, United States Code, is amended by striking
2016 and inserting
December 31, 2016.
Passed the House of Representatives May 21, 2013.
Karen L. Haas,