H.R.3719 - Veterans Economic Opportunity Administration Act of 2009111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Buyer, Steve [R-IN-4] (Introduced 10/06/2009)|
|Committees:||House - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||10/09/2009 Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.3719 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (10/06/2009)
Veterans Economic Opportunity Administration Act of 2009 - Establishes in the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) a Veterans Economic Opportunity Administration, headed by the Under Secretary for Veterans Economic Opportunity, to administer VA programs of economic opportunity assistance to veterans and their dependents and survivors. Requires the Administration to administer the following VA programs: (1) vocational rehabilitation and employment; (2) educational assistance; (3) veterans' housing loan and related programs; (4) veterans' entrepreneurship; and (5) homeless veterans.
Establishes as an interagency committee the Department of Veterans Affairs-Department of Labor-Small Business Administration Joint Executive Committee on Economic Opportunity to recommend to the Secretaries of Veterans Affairs and Labor and the Administrator of the Small Business Administration (SBA) strategic direction for the joint coordination and sharing of efforts to promote and administer veterans economic opportunity programs for education and training, vocational rehabilitation, employment, small business, and homelessness, and to oversee implementation of those efforts.