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house Bill H.R. 942

Veterans Self-Employment Act of 2009

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      house Committees
      House Committee on Veterans' Affairs
      Economic Opportunity
      House Committee on Armed Services
      Military Personnel
    IntroducedFebruary 10th, 2009

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Title

Veterans Self-Employment Act of 2009

Official Title

To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to conduct a pilot project on the use of educational assistance under programs of the Department of Veterans Affairs to defray training costs associated with the purchase of certain franchise enterprises.

Summary

Veterans Self-Employment Act of 2009 - Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to conduct a five-year pilot project to test the feasibility and advisability of the use of educational assistance under certain programs of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to pay for training costs associated with the purchase of a franchise enterprise. Prohibits the use of such assistance unless: (1) training is required and provided in connection with the purchase and operation of a franchise; and (2) such training, and the training entity, are approved by the Secretary. Provides training and entity approval requirements.

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