Current law contains a pilot program to assist veterans, veterans' spouses, and other eligible participants in obtaining employment and provide support services to seek and obtain employment. The bill continues the program and includes funding for the current pilot program and the expanded program. The bill adds persons who may participate in the program and addresses veterans who have barriers to employment. The department is required to develop an evaluation methodology to measure program effectiveness.
(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)