Description: TO AGREE TO THE CONFERENCE REPORT ON H.R. 12628, THE VIETNAM ERA. VETERANS READJUSTMENT ASSISTANCE ACT OF 1974.
Bill summary: (LATEST SUMMARY) Veterans' Education and Rehabilitation Amendments Act - Increases the rates of educational assistance payable to veterans. Establishes a veterans and dependents education loan program. Sets forth the procedures and regulations for administration of such loans. Requires the reemployment at his former job of any individual inducted into the Armed Forces, upon discharge from the Armed Forces.
Bill titles: An Act to amend title 38, United States Code, to increase vocational rehabilitation subsistence allowances, educational and training assistance allowances, and special allowances paid to eligible veterans and persons under chapters 31, 34, and 35 of such title; to improve and expand the special programs for educationally disadvantaged veterans and servicemen under chapter 34 of such title; to improve and expand the veteran student services program; to establish an education loan program for veterans and persons eligible for benefits under chapter 34 or 35 of such title; to make other improvements in the educational assistance program and in the administration of educational benefits; to promote the employment of veterans and the wives and widows of certain veterans by improving and expanding the provisions governing the operation of the Veterans Employment Service, by increasing the employment of veterans by Federal contractors and subcontractors, and by providing for an action plan for the employment of disabled and Vietnam era veterans within the Federal Government; to codify and expand veterans reemployment rights; and for other purposes.; A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to increase the rates of vocational rehabilitation, educational assistance, and special training allowances paid to eligible veterans and other persons, and for other purposes.
Original source documents: Digest of the Congressional Record vol. 120-154, p. H10356;
Links for more info on the vote: congress.gov