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H.R.1251: Veteran Excellence Through Education Act of 2013
About this Bill
|This bill was introduced in the||113th Congress|
|This bill is primarily about||armed forces and national security|
|You can||read the bill|
|Sponsor||Gloria Negrete McLeod, D-Calif.|
|Total Cosponsors||12 (All Democrats)|
|Introduced||March 19, 2013|
|Latest Major Action||April 2, 2013|
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- Bill introduced in the House
- Bill passed in the House
- Bill passed in the Senate
- Bill signed into law
Veteran Excellence Through Education Act of 2013 - Authorizes the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to make grants, during FY2014-FY2019, to minority-serving institutions for establishing verified delivery systems to address social and academic problems facing enrolled veterans.
Includes among authorized grant activities: (1) educational services, including courses in English as a second language, financial literacy workshops and courses, and health and wellness programs; (2) increased access to workforce services; (3) support services such as housing, transportation, and child care; and (4) establishing a veteran support team.
Requires an institution, in order to receive such a grant, to submit to the Secretary a program plan and strategy to meet the needs of enrolled veterans.
(Source: Congressional Research Service)
|April 2, 2013||Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity.|
|March 19, 2013||Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.|