Text: H.R.4115 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Information (Except Text)

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112th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 4115


To amend title 38, United States Code, to require, as a condition on the receipt by a State of certain funds for veterans employment and training, that the State ensures that training received by a veteran while on active duty is taken into consideration in granting certain State certifications or licenses, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 29, 2012

Mr. Stivers (for himself and Mr. Walz of Minnesota) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs


A BILL

To amend title 38, United States Code, to require, as a condition on the receipt by a State of certain funds for veterans employment and training, that the State ensures that training received by a veteran while on active duty is taken into consideration in granting certain State certifications or licenses, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Helping Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans Return to Employment at Home Act” or the “HIRE at HOME Act”.

SEC. 2. State consideration of military training in granting certain State certifications and licenses as a condition on the receipt of funds for veterans employment and training.

(a) In general.—Section 4102A of title 38, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following:

“(9) (A) As a condition of a grant or contract under which funds are made available to a State in order to carry out section 4103A or 4104 of this title for any program year, the Secretary shall require the State to demonstrate that when the State approves or denies a certification or license described in subsection (b) for a veteran the State takes into consideration any training received by the veteran while serving on active duty in the Armed Forces.

“(B) A certification or license described in this subparagraph is any of the following:

“(i) A certification to be a State tested nursing assistant or a certified nursing assistant.

“(ii) A certification to be a registered nurse.

“(iii) A certification to be an emergency medical technician.

“(iv) A commercial driver’s license.”.

(b) Effective date.—The amendment made by subsection (a) shall apply with respect to a program year beginning on or after the date of the enactment of this Act.


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