H.R.5630 - To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for qualifications for vocational rehabilitation counselors and vocational rehabilitation employment coordinators employed by the Department of Veterans Affairs.111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Boozman, John [R-AR-3] (Introduced 06/29/2010)|
|Committees:||House - Veterans' Affairs | Senate - Veterans' Affairs|
|Committee Reports:||H. Rept. 111-627|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 09/29/2010 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5630 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)
Passed House without amendment (09/28/2010)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)
Requires each individual employed by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) as a vocational rehabilitation counselor to: (1) have completed a masters degree in vocational rehabilitation counseling before such employment; (2) obtain certification within five years after obtaining such employment; and (3) maintain such certification as a condition of continued employment.
Requires each individual employed as a vocational rehabilitation employment coordinator to: (1) have completed a bachelors degree in the relevant field before such employment; (2) obtain certification within five years after obtaining such employment; and (3) maintain such certification as a condition of continued employment.
Requires the Director of the VA's Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Service to develop a remediation plan for a counselor or coordinator who fails to meet any applicable condition and which the counselor or coordinator must complete in order to continue employment.