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115th CONGRESS
1st Session
S. 1936


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, and for other purposes.


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

October 5, 2017

Mr. Cotton (for himself and Mr. Tillis) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs


A BILL

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, 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. Designation of State approving agencies for multi-State apprenticeship programs.

Subsection (c)(1) of section 3672 of title 38, United States Code, is amended by striking “(1) In the case” and all that follows through “of all such programs.” and inserting the following: “(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.”.