H.R.1168 - Veterans Retraining Act of 2009111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Boozman, John [R-AR-3] (Introduced 02/25/2009)|
|Committees:||House - Veterans' Affairs | Senate - Veterans' Affairs|
|Committee Reports:||H. Rept. 111-323|
|Latest Action:||11/03/2009 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.|
|Major Recorded Votes:||11/02/2009 : Passed House|
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Summary: H.R.1168 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
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.