H.R.3056: Warriors' Peer-Outreach Pilot Program Act

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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 Mark Takano, D-Calif.
Total Cosponsors 1 (All Democrats)
Introduced Aug. 2, 2013
Latest Major Action March 25, 2014
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Bill Summary

Warriors' Peer-Outreach Pilot Program Act - Directs the Secretary of Veteran Affairs (VA) to carry out a three-year pilot program to provide outreach and support services to veterans at institutions of higher learning that enable them to make more successful use of their entitlement to educational assistance.

Requires the Secretary to select one four-year public university, one community college, and one private nonprofit college at which to conduct the pilot program.

Requires the pilot program to provide peer-outreach and peer-support services to students at such institutions who are veterans of Operation Enduring Freedom, Operation Iraqi Freedom, and Operation New Dawn by employing veterans who: (1) are using, or have successfully used, their entitlement to educational assistance; and (2) have served on active duty in a theater of combat operations.

Directs the Secretary to provide training to the veterans employed by the pilot program and to develop requir...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
March 25, 2014 Subcommittee Hearings Held.
Aug. 13, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity.
Aug. 2, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.