H R 4057 in Congressional Session 112

Official Summary

 

Bill Number : H R 4057

 

Title : Improving Transparency of Education Opportunities for Veterans Act of 2012

 

SUMMARY AS OF:
2/16/2012--Introduced. Improving Transparency of Education Opportunities for Veterans Act of 2012 - Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to develop a comprehensive policy to improve outreach and transparency to veterans and members of the Armed Forces through the provision of information on institutions of higher learning. Requires the Secretary, in developing the policy, to conduct a market survey to determine the availability of a commercially available off-the-shelf online tool that: (1) allows veterans to determine whether they are academically ready to engage in postsecondary education and training opportunities, and (2) provides a list of providers of such opportunities. Directs the Secretary to report to the congressional veterans committees on: (1) the policy developed, (2) a plan to implement the policy, and (3) survey results.

Votes

Title : Improving Transparency of Education Opportunities for Veterans Act of 2012
Votes in the US Senate
This Bill was not Voted in the US Senate
Votes in the US House
Roll NumberVote DateQuestionDescriptionVote Result
6502012-12-30On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Concur in the Senate Amendment To amend title 38, United States Code, to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to develop a comprehensive policy to improve outreach and transparency to veterans and members of the Armed Forces through the provision of information on institutions of higher learningP

Sponsors

 
Congressional Sponsors of H R 4057
 
Bill Number : H R 4057

Title : Improving Transparency of Education Opportunities for Veterans Act of 2012

Sponsor: Rep Bilirakis, Gus M. [FL-9] (introduced 2/16/2012)      

ALPHABETICAL [followed by Cosponsors withdrawn]:     (Sort: by date)Rep Carter, John R. [TX-31] - 5/15/2012 Rep Cassidy, Bill [LA-6] - 5/8/2012 Rep Culberson, John Abney [TX-7] - 5/9/2012 Rep Green, Gene [TX-29] - 4/25/2012 Rep Hanabusa, Colleen W. [HI-1] - 3/29/2012 Rep Higgins, Brian [NY-27] - 5/8/2012 Rep Jackson, Jesse L., Jr. [IL-2] - 5/9/2012 Rep Lipinski, Daniel [IL-3] - 5/8/2012 Rep McCollum, Betty [MN-4] - 4/16/2012 Rep Michaud, Michael H. [ME-2] - 4/16/2012 Rep Owens, William L. [NY-23] - 4/24/2012 Rep Pingree, Chellie [ME-1] - 5/8/2012

Other Info

Bill Number : H R 4057

Title : Improving Transparency of Education Opportunities for Veterans Act of 2012

 
MAJOR ACTIONS:
***NONE***

 
ALL ACTIONS:
 
2/16/2012:Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
 
2/24/2012:Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity.
 
3/8/2012:Subcommittee Hearings Held.