H.R.2045 - To amend title 38, United States Code, to establish in the Department the Veterans Economic Opportunity and Transition Administration, and for other purposes.116th Congress (2019-2020)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Wenstrup, Brad R. [R-OH-2] (Introduced 04/03/2019)|
|Committees:||House - Veterans' Affairs|
|Committee Meetings:||05/08/19 10:00AM 05/01/19 10:00AM|
|Committee Reports:||H. Rept. 116-69|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 05/22/2019 Received in the Senate. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2045 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Passed House (05/21/2019)
This bill establishes the Veterans Economic Opportunity and Transition Administration to administer economic opportunity assistance programs for veterans and their dependents and survivors.
Specifically, the Veterans Economic Opportunity and Transition Administration must administer the following Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) programs:
- vocational rehabilitation and employment programs,
- educational assistance programs,
- veterans' housing loan and related programs,
- the Transition Assistance Program, and
- the database of small business concerns owned and controlled by veterans.
Prior to the transfer of administrative responsibilities, the bill requires the VA to certify that (1) the transition of the provision of services will not negatively affect the provision of such services to veterans, and (2) such services are ready to be transferred.