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H.R.1357: To amend the VOW to Hire Heroes Act of 2011 to improve the Veterans Retraining Assistance Program by providing assistance under such program for certain training programs that are considered less than full-time.

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about armed forces and national security
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Sponsor Bill Johnson, R-Ohio
Total Cosponsors 0
Introduced March 21, 2013
Latest Major Action July 18, 2013
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Bill Summary

Amends the VOW to Hire Heroes Act of 2011 to permit retraining assistance under the Veterans Retraining Assistance Program to be used by a veteran to pursue a program of education for training on a less than full-time basis if the program consists of at least 16 seat-time hours (or the equivalent).

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 18, 2013 Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
July 18, 2013 Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
June 26, 2013 Subcommittee Hearings Held.
April 2, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity.
March 21, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.