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H.R.2327: Veterans Economic Opportunity Administration Act of 2013

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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 Jeff Miller, R-Fla.
Total Cosponsors 0
Introduced June 12, 2013
Latest Major Action July 18, 2013
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Bill Summary

Veterans Economic Opportunity Administration Act of 2013 - Establishes in the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) a Veterans Economic Opportunity Administration (VEOA), headed by the Under Secretary for Veterans Economic Opportunity, to administer VA programs of economic opportunity assistance to veterans and their dependents and survivors. Requires VEOA to administer the following VA programs: (1) vocational rehabilitation and employment programs; (2) educational assistance programs; (3) veterans' housing loan and related programs; and (4) veterans' small business programs, including the program to increase participation in VA contracts by small business concerns owned and controlled by veterans who have service-connected disabilities and by veterans who do not have such disabilities.

Limits the aggregate number of full-time equivalent employees authorized for the Veterans Benefit Administration and VEOA for FY2014.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 18, 2013 Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended) by Voice Vote .
July 18, 2013 Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
June 26, 2013 Subcommittee Hearings Held.
June 21, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity.
June 12, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.