H. R. 3949
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
October 4, 2017
Mr. Khanna (for himself, Mr. Arrington, and Mr. O'Rourke) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs
To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for the designation of State approving agencies for multi-State apprenticeship programs for purposes of the educational assistance programs of the Department of Veterans Affairs.
This Act may be cited as the
Veterans Apprenticeship and Labor Opportunity Reform Act or the
Designation of State approving agencies for multi-State apprenticeship programs
Paragraph (1) of subsection (c) of section 3672 of title 38, United States Code, is amended to read as follows:
The State approving agency for a multi-State apprenticeship program is—
for purposes of approval of the program, the State approving agency for the State in which the headquarters of the apprenticeship program is located; and
for all other purposes, the State approving agency for the State in which the apprenticeship program takes place.
In this paragraph, the term
multi-State apprenticeship program means a non-Federal apprenticeship program operating in more than one State that meets the minimum national program standards, as developed by the Department of Labor.