H.R.1251 - Veteran Excellence Through Education Act of 2013113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Negrete McLeod, Gloria [D-CA-35] (Introduced 03/19/2013)|
|Committees:||House - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||04/02/2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity.|
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Summary: H.R.1251 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/19/2013)
Veteran Excellence Through Education Act of 2013 - Authorizes the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to make grants, during FY2014-FY2019, to minority-serving institutions for establishing verified delivery systems to address social and academic problems facing enrolled veterans.
Includes among authorized grant activities: (1) educational services, including courses in English as a second language, financial literacy workshops and courses, and health and wellness programs; (2) increased access to workforce services; (3) support services such as housing, transportation, and child care; and (4) establishing a veteran support team.
Requires an institution, in order to receive such a grant, to submit to the Secretary a program plan and strategy to meet the needs of enrolled veterans.