Establishes definitions for approving agencies for multi-state non-federal apprenticeship programs.
Veterans Apprenticeship and Labor Opportunity Reform Act or the VALOR Act
This bill provides that the state approving agency for a multi-state non-federal apprenticeship program is: (1) for program approval purposes, the state approving agency for the state in which the headquarters of the apprenticeship program is located; and (2) for all other purposes, the state approving agency for the state in which the apprenticeship program takes place.
Amended in committee.
Original sponsor: Rep. Khanna, Ro [D-CA-17]
Cosponsors: Rep. Arrington, Jodey C. [R-TX-19], Rep. O’Rourke, Beto [D-TX-16], Rep. Wenstrup, Brad R. [R-OH-2], Rep. Gallagher, Mike [R-WI-8], Rep. Sinema, Kyrsten [D-AZ-9], Rep. Maloney, Carolyn B. [D-NY-12]
Passed House by voice vote.
Passed Senate by unanimous consent.