S.1104 - Veteran Transition Assistance Program Audit Act of 2011112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Casey, Robert P., Jr. [D-PA] (Introduced 05/26/2011)|
|Committees:||Senate - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||06/08/2011 Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.|
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Summary: S.1104 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (05/26/2011)
Veteran Transition Assistance Program Audit Act of 2011 - Directs the Secretary of Labor to enter into a contract for audits of the Transition Assistance Program (a job training, benefits, and transitional services program of the Department of Defense [DOD] in conjunction with other federal agencies for members of the military separated or recently separated from active duty) with a private, unaffiliated organization. Requires such audits at least once every three years.
Directs the contracted organization to measure the effectiveness of the program, identify any necessary improvement measures, and submit a related report to the Secretary of Labor, DOD Secretary, Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS), Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA), and Congress. Requires such Secretaries to implement any necessary improvement measures.