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Public Law No: 115-89 (11/21/2017)

 
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Public Law 115-89
115th Congress

                                 An Act


 
To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for the designation of 
  State approving agencies for multi-State apprenticeship programs for 
  purposes of the educational assistance programs of the Department of 
        Veterans Affairs. <<NOTE: Nov. 21, 2017 -  [H.R. 3949]>> 

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled, <<NOTE: Veterans 
Apprenticeship and Labor Opportunity Reform Act. 38 USC 101 note.>> 
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``Veterans Apprenticeship and Labor 
Opportunity Reform Act'' or the ``VALOR Act''.
SEC. 2. DESIGNATION OF STATE APPROVING AGENCIES FOR MULTI-STATE 
                    APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAMS.

    Paragraph (1) of subsection (c) of section 3672 of title 38, United 
States Code, is amended to read as follows:
    ``(1)(A) The State approving agency for a multi-State apprenticeship 
program is--
            ``(i) for purposes of approval of the program, the State 
        approving agency for the State in which the headquarters of the 
        apprenticeship program is located; and
            ``(ii) for all other purposes, the State approving agency 
        for the State in which the apprenticeship program takes place.

    ``(B) In this paragraph, the term `multi-State apprenticeship 
program' means a non-Federal apprenticeship program operating in more 
than one State that meets the minimum national program standards, as 
developed by the Department of Labor.''.
SEC. 3. ELIMINATION OF CERTAIN CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENT FOR 
                    ASSISTANCE FOR APPRENTICESHIP AND OTHER ON-JOB 
                    TRAINING.

    Section 3680(c) of title 38, United States Code, is amended by 
striking ``shall have received--'' and all that follows through 
``person's certificate,'' and inserting ``receives from the training 
establishment a certification''.

    Approved November 21, 2017.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--H.R. 3949:
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HOUSE REPORTS: No. 115-398 (Comm. on Veterans' Affairs).
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 163 (2017):
            Nov. 7, considered and passed House.
            Nov. 15, considered and passed Senate.

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