Bills Related to Education and Training Programs Administered by Veterans' Administration: Hearings, Ninetieth Congress, Second Session [on] H.R. 14253, H.R. 14954, and H.R. 16025. April 30 and May 1, 1968

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Considers. H.R. 14253, to permit state and local agencies to be reimbursed for certain expenses by such agencies in administrating educational benefits. H.R. 14954, to improve vocational rehabilitation training for service-connected veterans by authorizing such training on a part-time basis. H.R. 16025, to make certain revisions in compensation benefits for widows and children of veterans.

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Page 3726 - ... the spouse of any person who has a total disability permanent in nature resulting from a service-connected disability, or the surviving spouse of a veteran who died while a disability so evaluated was in existence...
Page 3726 - vocational rehabilitation" means training (including educational and vocational counselIng and other necessary incidental services) for the purpose of restoring employability, to the extent consistent with the degree of disablement, lost by virtue of a handicap due to service-connected disability.
Page 3712 - (a) While pursuing a course of vocational rehabilitation training and for two months after his employability is determined, each veteran shall be paid a subsistence allowance as prescribed in this section. "[(b...
Page 3714 - We are advised by the Bureau of the Budget that there is no objection from the standpoint of the administration's program to the presentation of this legislative proposal to the Congress.
Page 3687 - SEC. 103. The first sentence of section 303 (b) of such Act is amended by inserting immediately before the period at the end thereof the following :
Page 3726 - States, (2) extending the benefits of a higher education to qualified and deserving young persons who might not otherwise be able to afford such an education...
Page 3720 - The remarriage of the widow of a veteran shall not bar the furnishing of benefits to her as the widow of the veteran If the remarriage Is void, or has been annulled by a court with basic authority to render annulment decrees unless the Veterans' Administration determines that the annulment was secured through fraud by either party or collusion.
Page 3726 - We have entered an age in which education is not just a luxury permitting some men an advantage over others. It has become a necessity without which a person is defenseless in this complex, industrialized society .... We have truly entered the century of the educated man.
Page 3712 - Administration regulations. We hope that the proposed legislation will receive early and favorable consideration. We are advised by the Bureau of the Budget that there is no objection to the presentation of this draft bill and its enactment would be in accord with the program of the President. Sincerely, WJ DMVEB, Administrator.
Page 3686 - Educational Assistance Act of 1956: (4) Chapters 31, 34, 35, and 36 of this title, and the former chapter 33 may not exceed forty-eight months (or the part-time equivalent thereof) , but this section shall not be deemed to limit the period for which assistance may be received under chapter 31 alone.

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