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    The President has not signed this bill
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      senate Committees
      Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs
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      house Committees
      House Committee on Veterans' Affairs
      Economic Opportunity
    IntroducedFebruary 25th, 2009

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Title

Veterans Retraining Act of 2009

Official Title

To amend chapter 42 of title 38, United States Code, to provide certain veterans with employment training assistance.

Summary

Veterans Retraining Act of 2009 - Authorizes the Secretary of Labor to pay to each covered veteran an assistance allowance for each month such veteran is enrolled in an employment and training program that teaches a skill in demand, as determined the Secretary. Limits such assistance to six months for each 10-year period. Includes as a covered veteran one who is: (1) unemployed for at least four consecutive months before applying for such assistance; (2) able to successfully complete the program; and (3) ineligible for other veterans' education or training assistance. Authorizes payment of a stipend to a covered veteran for moving expenses related to the receipt of such training. Authorizes appropriations.

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