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House Bill 1268


House Bill 1268

ARCHIVE (2011)

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL


Combat to college program. Requires state educational institutions to establish a combat to college program (program). Requires a state educational institution to: (1) provide a centralized location for admissions, registration, and financial administration services for veteran students; (2) provide reasonable accommodations for disabled veteran students and a state educational institution's fitness facility; (3) develop programs to provide academic guidance specifically to veteran students; (4) develop programs to provide access to counseling services or resources to veteran students who are disabled or suffering from post traumatic stress disorder; and (5) develop job search programs designed for veteran students. Provides that each state educational institution shall designate a program coordinator. Requires a state educational institution to establish a hiring preference policy for veteran students. Requires a state educational institution to provide postsecondary credit for military training if the American Council of Education recommends that postsecondary credit should be provided for that military training.
Current Status:
 In Committee - first House
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