Text: H.R.4149 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (03/05/2014)


113th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 4149

To amend the VOW to Hire Heroes Act of 2011 to extend the Veterans Retraining Assistance Program, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
March 5, 2014

Ms. Brownley of California (for herself and Mr. Takano) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means and Energy and Commerce, 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


A BILL

To amend the VOW to Hire Heroes Act of 2011 to extend the Veterans Retraining Assistance Program, 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 “Help Hire our Heroes Act”.

SEC. 2. Extension of Veterans Retraining Assistance Program.

Section 211 of the VOW to Hire Heroes Act of 2011 (Public Law 112–56; 38 U.S.C. 4100 note) is amended—

(1) in subsection (a)(2)(B), by striking “March 31” and inserting “September 30”; and

(2) in subsection (k), by striking “March 31” and inserting “September 30”.

SEC. 3. Transfer from Leaking Underground Storage Tank Trust Fund to Veterans Retraining Assistance Program.

Subsection (c) of section 9508 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 is amended by adding at the end the following new paragraph:

“(3) TRANSFER TO DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS.—Out of amounts in the Leaking Underground Storage Tank Trust Fund there is hereby appropriated $270,000,000 to be transferred to the ‘Veterans Benefits Administration—Readjustment Benefits’ account of the Department of Veterans Affairs for the Veterans Retraining Assistance Program under section 211 of the VOW to Hire Heroes Act of 2011 (Public Law 112–56; 38 U.S.C. 4100 note), to remain available until expended.”.