ERIC Number: ED344099
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Legislation Relating to Reemployment Rights, Educational Assistance, and the U.S. Court of Veterans Appeals. Hearing before the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Second Congress, First Session (May 23, 1991).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
Five bills were discussed at this hearing: (1) S. 1050, which would allow the court to accept voluntary services and gifts and bequests; (2) H. R. 153, which would make certain technical amendments and modify various provisions relating to the court's operations and administration; (3) S. 868, which would improve educational benefits for active duty servicemembers and reservists who served during the Persian Gulf War; and (4) S. 1095 and (5) H.R. 1578, both of which would revise reemployment rights laws. Testimony included statements and prepared statements from the following: U.S. Senators Cranston, Jeffords, Simpson, Specter, and Thurman and individuals representing the University of Texas; Veterans' Employment and Training, Department of Labor; Reserve Affairs, Department of Defense; Paralyzed Veterans of America; AMVETS; Disabled American Veterans; Department of Veterans Affairs; National Veterans Affairs and Rehabilitation Commission; Office of Personnel Management; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States; U.S. Court of Veterans Appeals; and Department of Justice. Appendixes include the five bills being considered, statements, views on S. 1095 and H.R. 1578, and written questions and responses. (YLB)
Descriptors: Court Role, Employment Practices, Enlisted Personnel, Federal Aid, Federal Courts, Federal Legislation, Hearings, Laws, Military Service, Officer Personnel, Personnel Policy, Public Policy, Student Financial Aid, Veterans, Veterans Education
U.S. Government Printing Office, Superintendent of Documents, Congressional Sales Office, Washington, DC 20402.
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
Identifiers: Amendments; Congress 102nd; Court of Veterans Appeals