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Titles (3)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

CERT Act
Collaborating for Economic Reintegration of Troops Act

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To establish an advisory commission to examine licensing and certification challenges confronting members of the Armed Forces and their spouses upon post-service entry into the civilian workforce and to make recommendations to Congress for the development of a new class of uniform veteran's certifications for selected occupations that can be accepted by States and United States territories.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
09/28/2016Introduced in House

All Actions (6)

Date
10/19/2016Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel.
Action By: Committee on Armed Services
10/19/2016Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity.
Action By: Committee on Veterans' Affairs
09/28/2016Referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, and in addition to the Committee on Armed Services, 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
09/28/2016Referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, and in addition to the Committee on Armed Services, 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
09/28/2016Referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, and in addition to the Committee on Armed Services, 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
09/28/2016Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (2)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Moulton, Seth [D-MA-6] 12/08/2016
Rep. Ryan, Tim [D-OH-13] 12/08/2016

Committees (2)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Veterans' Affairs09/28/2016 Referred to
House Veterans' Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity10/19/2016 Referred to
House Armed Services09/28/2016 Referred to
House Armed Services Subcommittee on Military Personnel10/19/2016 Referred to

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Introduced in House (09/28/2016)

Collaborating for Economic Reintegration of Troops Act or the CERT Act

This bill establishes the Commission on Veteran Certification Standards which shall:

  • examine the challenges confronting members of the Armed Forces and their spouses upon post-service entry into the civilian workforce;
  • determine best state practices and evaluate efforts to assist members of the Armed Forces in obtaining professional credentials to facilitate the transfer of military skills and certifications to civilian settings;
  • identify industries and jobs that can most benefit from military experience;
  • develop recommended Blue Star credentialing standards and design evaluation criteria that the Department of Defense and the Department of Veterans Affairs can use to evaluate state and territory utilization of such standards; and
  • develop related administrative recommendations.