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Short Titles as Introduced

Wounded Veteran Job Security Act

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Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for the reemployment of certain persons following absences from a position of employment for the purpose of obtaining medical treatment for certain injuries and illnesses, and for other purposes.

Actions Overview (1)

04/26/2013Introduced in House

All Actions (3)

05/08/2013Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity.
Action By: Committee on Veterans' Affairs
04/26/2013Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
Action By: House of Representatives
04/26/2013Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Veterans' Affairs04/26/2013 Referred to
House Veterans' Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity05/08/2013 Referred to

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Introduced in House (04/26/2013)

Wounded Veteran Job Security Act - Expands the definition of "service in the uniformed services" for the purposes of uniformed servicemembers' employment and reemployment rights to include a period for which a person is absent from a position of employment to obtain medical treatment for an injury or illness recognized as service connected by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA), or for which a line-of-duty document has been granted by the Secretary of Defense (DOD).

Directs such a person intending to return to a position of employment to notify the employer within a specified time period.

Requires a person submitting an application for reemployment due to such an absence for medical treatment to provide the employer, upon request, with documentation to establish eligibility for reemployment, including a link between the injury or illness and the medical treatment obtained.