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Titles (2)

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Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

Veteran Employment Transition Act

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend the work opportunity credit to certain recently discharged veterans, to improve the coordination of veteran job training services between the Department of Labor, the Department of Veteran Affairs, and the Department of Defense, to require transparency for Executive departments in meeting the Government-wide goals for contracting with small business concerns owned and controlled by service-disabled veterans, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
05/20/2013Introduced in House

All Actions (9)

Date
07/08/2013Referred to the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training.
Action By: Committee on Education and the Workforce
06/20/2013Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel.
Action By: Committee on Armed Services
05/31/2013Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity.
Action By: Committee on Veterans' Affairs
05/20/2013Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committees on Veterans' Affairs, Armed Services, Small Business, and Education and the Workforce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/20/2013Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committees on Veterans' Affairs, Armed Services, Small Business, and Education and the Workforce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/20/2013Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committees on Veterans' Affairs, Armed Services, Small Business, and Education and the Workforce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/20/2013Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committees on Veterans' Affairs, Armed Services, Small Business, and Education and the Workforce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/20/2013Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committees on Veterans' Affairs, Armed Services, Small Business, and Education and the Workforce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/20/2013Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (75)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Peters, Scott H. [D-CA-52]* 05/20/2013
Rep. Barber, Ron [D-AZ-2]* 05/20/2013
Rep. Bera, Ami [D-CA-7]* 05/20/2013
Rep. Brownley, Julia [D-CA-26]* 05/20/2013
Rep. Cardenas, Tony [D-CA-29]* 05/20/2013
Rep. Carney, John C., Jr. [D-DE-At Large]* 05/20/2013
Rep. Christensen, Donna M. [D-VI-At Large]* 05/20/2013
Rep. Cohen, Steve [D-TN-9]* 05/20/2013
Rep. Courtney, Joe [D-CT-2]* 05/20/2013
Rep. Davis, Susan A. [D-CA-53]* 05/20/2013
Rep. DeFazio, Peter A. [D-OR-4]* 05/20/2013
Rep. Doyle, Michael F. [D-PA-14]* 05/20/2013
Rep. Enyart, William L. [D-IL-12]* 05/20/2013
Rep. Fattah, Chaka [D-PA-2]* 05/20/2013
Rep. Frankel, Lois [D-FL-22]* 05/20/2013
Rep. Grijalva, Raul M. [D-AZ-3]* 05/20/2013
Rep. Hahn, Janice [D-CA-44]* 05/20/2013
Rep. Heck, Denny [D-WA-10]* 05/20/2013
Rep. Higgins, Brian [D-NY-26]* 05/20/2013
Rep. Norton, Eleanor Holmes [D-DC-At Large]* 05/20/2013
Rep. Loebsack, David [D-IA-2]* 05/20/2013
Rep. Lowenthal, Alan S. [D-CA-47]* 05/20/2013
Rep. Michaud, Michael H. [D-ME-2]* 05/20/2013
Rep. Murphy, Patrick [D-FL-18]* 05/20/2013
Rep. Napolitano, Grace F. [D-CA-32]* 05/20/2013
Rep. O'Rourke, Beto [D-TX-16]* 05/20/2013
Rep. Rahall, Nick J., II [D-WV-3]* 05/20/2013
Rep. Ruiz, Raul [D-CA-36]* 05/20/2013
Rep. Rush, Bobby L. [D-IL-1]* 05/20/2013
Rep. Ryan, Tim [D-OH-13]* 05/20/2013
Rep. Scott, Robert C. "Bobby" [D-VA-3]* 05/20/2013
Rep. Sinema, Kyrsten [D-AZ-9]* 05/20/2013
Rep. Sires, Albio [D-NJ-8]* 05/20/2013
Rep. Swalwell, Eric [D-CA-15]* 05/20/2013
Rep. Takano, Mark [D-CA-41]* 05/20/2013
Rep. Vargas, Juan [D-CA-51]* 05/20/2013
Rep. Veasey, Marc A. [D-TX-33]* 05/20/2013
Rep. Waxman, Henry A. [D-CA-33]* 05/20/2013
Rep. Welch, Peter [D-VT-At Large]* 05/20/2013
Rep. Wilson, Frederica S. [D-FL-24]* 05/20/2013
Rep. Jones, Walter B., Jr. [R-NC-3]* 05/20/2013
Rep. Jackson Lee, Sheila [D-TX-18]* 05/20/2013
Rep. Bishop, Timothy H. [D-NY-1]* 05/20/2013
Rep. Andrews, Robert E. [D-NJ-1] 05/23/2013
Rep. Bass, Karen [D-CA-37] 05/23/2013
Rep. Butterfield, G. K. [D-NC-1] 05/23/2013
Rep. Castro, Joaquin [D-TX-20] 05/23/2013
Rep. Clarke, Yvette D. [D-NY-9] 05/23/2013
Rep. Cicilline, David N. [D-RI-1] 05/23/2013
Rep. Crowley, Joseph [D-NY-14] 05/23/2013
Rep. Edwards, Donna F. [D-MD-4] 05/23/2013
Rep. Fudge, Marcia L. [D-OH-11] 05/23/2013
Rep. Grayson, Alan [D-FL-9] 05/23/2013
Rep. Holt, Rush [D-NJ-12] 05/23/2013
Rep. Johnson, Henry C. "Hank," Jr. [D-GA-4] 05/23/2013
Rep. Kilmer, Derek [D-WA-6] 05/23/2013
Rep. Larson, John B. [D-CT-1] 05/23/2013
Rep. Lewis, John [D-GA-5] 05/23/2013
Rep. Lowey, Nita M. [D-NY-17] 05/23/2013
Rep. Matsui, Doris O. [D-CA-6] 05/23/2013
Rep. McCollum, Betty [D-MN-4] 05/23/2013
Rep. Titus, Dina [D-NV-1] 05/23/2013
Rep. Tonko, Paul [D-NY-20] 05/23/2013
Rep. Moore, Gwen [D-WI-4] 05/23/2013
Rep. Thompson, Mike [D-CA-5] 05/23/2013
Rep. Van Hollen, Chris [D-MD-8] 05/23/2013
Rep. Payne, Donald M., Jr. [D-NJ-10] 05/23/2013
Rep. Shea-Porter, Carol [D-NH-1] 05/23/2013
Rep. Sanchez, Loretta [D-CA-46] 05/23/2013
Rep. Hastings, Alcee L. [D-FL-20] 05/23/2013
Rep. McCarthy, Carolyn [D-NY-4] 06/20/2013
Rep. Tsongas, Niki [D-MA-3] 06/28/2013
Rep. Cartwright, Matt [D-PA-17] 09/10/2013
Rep. Tierney, John F. [D-MA-6] 04/28/2014
Rep. Gallego, Pete P. [D-TX-23] 07/30/2014

Committees (5)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Ways and Means05/20/2013 Referred to
House Veterans' Affairs05/20/2013 Referred to
House Veterans' Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity05/31/2013 Referred to
House Armed Services05/20/2013 Referred to
House Armed Services Subcommittee on Military Personnel06/20/2013 Referred to
House Small Business05/20/2013 Referred to
House Education and the Workforce05/20/2013 Referred to
House Education and the Workforce Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training07/08/2013 Referred to

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Introduced in House (05/20/2013)

Veteran Employment Transition Act - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) revise the definition of "qualified veteran" for purposes of the work opportunity tax credit to include recently discharged veterans, and (2) make permanent the work opportunity tax credit for qualified veterans.

Requires the Department of Defense (DOD) and the National Guard to inform military personnel who are discharged or released from active duty of the work opportunity tax credit and provide them with documentation relating to eligibility for and use of such credit.

Requires the Secretaries of Labor, Veterans Affairs, and Defense to enter into an agreement to govern the coordination of veteran job training services. Requires the Secretaries of Labor and Veterans Affairs to prepare reports on the veteran job training programs of their respective departments.

Amends the DOD pilot program for assessing the feasibility and advisability of permitting enlisted personnel to obtain civilian credentialing or licensing for skills required for military occupational specialties to require the designation as military occupational specialties of the MOS 31B Military Police, MOS 15Q AC-Air Traffic Controller, and the MOS 12M Fire Protection, in addition to not fewer than three and not more than five additional military occupational specialties.

Amends the Small Business Act to direct the head of each executive department to submit an annual report to the Administrator of the Small Business Administration (SBA) containing the percentage of the total value of all prime contracts awarded by the executive department during the preceding one-year period to small business concerns owned and controlled by service-disabled veterans.