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H.R.3384: Veterans' Entry to Apprenticeship Act

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about armed forces and national security
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Sponsor Kerry Bentivolio, R-Mich.
Total Cosponsors 31 (14 Democrats, 17 Republicans)
Introduced Oct. 30, 2013
Latest Major Action Nov. 12, 2013
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  • Bill introduced in the House   
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Bill Summary

Veterans' Entry to Apprenticeship Act - Requires the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to treat a pre-apprenticeship program as a program of apprenticeship, for purposes of providing educational assistance, if such pre-apprenticeship program: (1) is recognized under or compliant with relevant state standards for a postsecondary pre-apprenticeship program, or (2) is in a state that does not require such standards and the curriculum of the program is approved by a sponsor who certifies that the program will prepare an individual with skills and competencies needed to enroll in a registered apprenticeship program and the pre-apprenticeship program maintains conduct and attendance policies in accordance with such sponsor.

Requires that a covered individual enrolled in a pre-apprenticeship program receive the same amount and kind of educational assistance the individual would receive if the individual were enrolled in a program of apprenticeship, with an exception of specified...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Nov. 12, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity.
Oct. 30, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.