ERIC Number: ED372268
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Veterans' Education and Training Act of 1994. Report Including Cost Estimate of the Congressional Budget Office. To Accompany H.R. 4768. House of Representatives, 103d Congress, 2d Session.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
This document contains the text of the Veterans' Education and Training Act of 1994, as amended and reported out of the Committee on Veterans' Affairs with a recommendation for passage. As reported out of committee, the major provisions of the bill are the following: (1) make permanent a flight training program previously established; (2) include facilities on Indian reservations for training; (3) authorize a 2-year pilot program for state-approved, alternative teacher certification programs; (4) clarify that a veteran may enroll in a course approved by the Secretary of Defense offered at an approved institution outside the United States; (5) set requirements for correspondence courses; (6) extend the expiration date of the Veterans' Advisory Committee on Education to the year 2003; (7) increase the maximum amount made available to State Approving Agencies from $12 million to $13 million; (8) increase the level of funding available for veterans' educational and vocational counseling services provided by contract from $5 million to $6 million; (9) require that wages and benefits paid to veterans receiving veterans' training benefits will not be less than benefits paid to other employees participating in similar training programs in the community; and (10) clarify that an eligible individual may begin a program of job training on the day that the notice of approval is transmitted. The document discusses and analyzes each of these provisions and provides a section-by-section analysis of the act. The full text of the act is included. (KC)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.