38 U.S. Code § 4100. Findings
“The HIRE Vets Medallion Program shall begin to solicit applications on January 31 of the year that is 2 fiscal years after the fiscal year during which funds are first appropriated to carry out this division.
Pub. L. 107–288, § 6, Nov. 7, 2002, 116 Stat. 2046, established within the Department of Labor the President’s National Hire Veterans Committee to carry out a national program to raise employer awareness of skills of veterans and benefits of hiring veterans, required reports to Congress not later than Dec. 31, 2003, 2004, and 2005 on the Committee’s activities, and provided for termination of the Committee 60 days after submitting the report that was due on Dec. 31, 2005.
Pub. L. 107–288, § 7, Nov. 7, 2002, 116 Stat. 2048, directed that the Comptroller General conduct a study on the implementation by the Secretary of Labor of the provisions of Pub. L. 107–288 during the program years beginning during fiscal years 2003 and 2004 and, not later than 6 months after the conclusion of the fiscal year 2004 program, submit to Congress a report on the study with appropriate recommendations.