38 U.S. Code § 4104A - Collaborative veterans’ training, mentoring, and placement program
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(a) Grants.— The Secretary shall award grants to eligible nonprofit organizations to provide training and mentoring for eligible veterans who seek employment. The Secretary shall award the grants to not more than three organizations, for periods of two years.
(b) Collaboration and Facilitation.— The Secretary shall ensure that the recipients of the grants—
(1) collaborate with—
(A) the appropriate disabled veterans’ outreach specialists (in carrying out the functions described in section 4103A (a)) and the appropriate local veterans’ employment representatives (in carrying out the functions described in section 4104); and
(c) Application.— To be eligible to receive a grant under this section, a nonprofit organization shall submit an application to the Secretary at such time, in such manner, and containing such information as the Secretary may require. At a minimum, the information shall include—
(1) information describing how the organization will—
(A) collaborate with disabled veterans’ outreach specialists and local veterans’ employment representatives and the appropriate State boards and local boards (as such terms are defined in section 101 of the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 (29 U.S.C. 2801));
(B) based on the collaboration, provide training that facilitates the placement described in subsection (b)(2); and
(1) Not later than six months after the date of the enactment of the VOW to Hire Heroes Act of 2011, the Secretary shall prepare and submit to the appropriate committees of Congress a report that describes the process for awarding grants under this section, the recipients of the grants, and the collaboration described in subsections (b) and (c).
(2) Not later than 18 months after the date of enactment of the VOW to Hire Heroes Act of 2011, the Secretary shall—
(A) conduct an assessment of the performance of the grant recipients, disabled veterans’ outreach specialists, and local veterans’ employment representatives in carrying out activities under this section, which assessment shall include collecting information on the number of—
(B) submit to the appropriate committees of Congress a report that includes—
(e) Authorization of Appropriations.— There is authorized to be appropriated to carry out this section $4,500,000 for the period consisting of fiscal years 2012 and 2013.
(f) Definitions.— In this section—
(1) the term “appropriate committees of Congress” means—
(A) the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs and the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pension of the Senate; and
Source(Added Pub. L. 112–56, title II, § 234(a),Nov. 21, 2011, 125 Stat. 721.)
References in Text
The date of enactment of the VOW to Hire Heroes Act of 2011, referred to in subsec. (d), is the date of enactment of Pub. L. 112–56, which was approved Nov. 21, 2011.
Section 501 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, referred to in subsec. (f)(2), is classified to section 501 of Title 26, Internal Revenue Code.
A prior section 4104A, added Pub. L. 100–323, § 4(a)(1),May 20, 1988, 102 Stat. 562, § 2004A; renumbered § 4104A and amended Pub. L. 102–83, § 5(a), (c)(1),Aug. 6, 1991, 105 Stat. 406, related to performance of disabled veterans’ outreach program specialists and local veterans’ employment representatives, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 107–288, § 4(a)(3)(A)(i),Nov. 7, 2002, 116 Stat. 2042, effective Nov. 7, 2002, and applicable for program and fiscal years under this chapter beginning on or after such date.