Public Law 115-89: Veterans Apprenticeship and Labor Opportunity Reform Act

By | February 7, 2018
Seal of the US Dept of Veterans Affairs

Seal of the US Dept of Veterans Affairs

Establishes definitions for approving agencies for multi-state non-federal apprenticeship programs.

Official Summary

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.

Passed House
2017-11-07
Passed Senate
2017-11-15
Signed by President
2017-11-21
Became Public Law
2017-11-21

Amendments

Amended in committee.

Sponsors

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]

Votes

Passed House by voice vote.

Passed Senate by unanimous consent.

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