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House Bill 1290


House Bill 1290

ARCHIVE (2013)

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL


Veterans education center of excellence. Establishes the veterans education center of excellence to serve as a clearinghouse for information concerning educational benefits and programs available to veterans. Requires each state educational institution and programs to establish a veterans education center. Requires each state educational institution to: (1) provide a centralized location for admissions, registration, and financial administration services for veterans; (2) provide reasonable accommodations at the state educational institution's fitness facility for veteran students with disabilities; (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. Requires each state educational institution to designate a veterans assistance officer.
Current Status:
 In Committee - first House
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