Summary: H.R.1168 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed House amended (11/02/2009)

Veterans Retraining Act of 2009 - Authorizes the Secretary of Labor to pay to each covered veteran an assistance allowance for each month such veteran is enrolled in an employment and training program that teaches a skill in demand, as determined the Secretary. Limits such assistance to six months for each 10-year period.

Includes as a covered veteran one who is: (1) unemployed for at least four consecutive months before applying for such assistance; (2) able to successfully complete the program; and (3) ineligible for other veterans' education or training assistance.

Authorizes payment of a stipend to a covered veteran for moving expenses related to the receipt of such training.

Authorizes appropriations.