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Short Titles as Introduced

Veterans' Employment, Business Opportunity, and Training Act of 2002

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Official Title as Introduced

To amend title 38, United States Code, to transfer from the Secretary of Labor to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs certain responsibilities relating to the provision of employment and other services to veterans and other eligible persons; to require the establishment of a new competitive grants program through which employment services shall be provided to veterans, servicemembers, and other eligible persons, and for other purposes.

Actions Overview (1)

06/06/2002Introduced in House

All Actions (3)

07/02/2002Referred to the Subcommittee on Benefits.
Action By: Committee on Veterans' Affairs
06/06/2002Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
Action By: House of Representatives
06/06/2002Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (0)

No cosponsors.

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Veterans' Affairs06/06/2002 Referred to
House Veterans' Affairs Subcommittee on Benefits07/02/2002 Referred to

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Introduced in House (06/06/2002)

Veterans' Employment, Business Opportunity, and Training Act of 2002 - Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish the Veterans' Employment, Business Opportunity and Training Program through which State governors or other entities receive grants for providing employment services to veterans, servicemembers, and the spouses of certain veterans. Requires the Secretary to ensure that all services under the program are provided through grants awarded on a competitive basis and that such grants include appropriate performance requirements with clear outcome measures. Requires each governor or entity receiving grant funds to: (1) achieve the performance requirements; and (2) comply with applicable uniform-cost principles and regulations prescribed by the Secretary.

Transfers from the Secretary of Labor to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs responsibility for the administration of: (1) certain employment services for veterans; (2) a program of furnishing counseling and employment and training assistance to members of the armed forces who are being separated from active duty and their spouses; and (3) the homeless veterans' reintegration program.