Summary: H.R.4087 — 101st Congress (1989-1990)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed House amended (07/10/1990)

Veterans Employment and Training Amendments of 1990 - Extends eligibility for the disabled veterans' outreach program to: (1) all disabled veterans who are participating in or have completed a program of vocational rehabilitation (currently limited to disabled veterans of the Vietnam era who have such rehabilitation); and (2) members of the armed forces who are within 180 days of discharge or release from active duty under conditions other than dishonorable. Requires disabled veterans' outreach program specialists to provide employment and training information to members of the armed forces about to be released or discharged. Requires local veterans' employment representatives to provide employment and training information and services to such members.

Redesignates the Secretary of Labor's Committee on Veterans' Employment as the Advisory Committee on Veterans Employment and Training within the Department of Labor. Requires the Committee to: (1) assess the employment and training needs of veterans; (2) determine the extent to which the programs and activities of the Department are meeting such needs; and (3) carry out appropriate activities and submit certain reports. Authorizes the Committee to make recommendations to the Secretary with respect to such employment and training needs.