Summary: H.R.5355 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (05/26/2016)

Veteran Opportunities on Local Transportation Act of 2016 or the VOLT Act of 2016

This bill authorizes a recipient of public transportation assistance to advertise and award a construction contract that includes requirements for employing veterans residing in or adjacent to any of the areas in which work is to be performed if:

  • the project's estimated cost exceeds $10 million;
  • there is no requirement to hire an individual who does not have relevant craft or trade work skills, unless the individual is subject to an apprenticeship or other training program; and
  • the requirements do not compromise the project's quality, unreasonably delay its completion, or unreasonably increase its cost.