US HB2861 | 2017-2018 | 115th Congress


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Introduced on June 8 2017 - 25% progression
Action: 2017-07-17 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel.
Pending: House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Hire Military Service Members Act This bill requires the military department concerned to withhold payments for unemployment compensation otherwise due for a calendar quarter from a state that imposes professional licensing requirements that fails to accept professional credentials related to military training and skills that are obtained by members of the Armed Forces under the Senior Reserve Officers' Training Corps program or a similar program for members accredited by a nationally recognized, third-party personnel certification program accreditor. Amounts that remain withheld at the end of a fiscal year shall be made available to the military department concerned during the following fiscal year to carry out such a program.

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Hire Military Service Members Act



2017-07-17HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel.
2017-06-08HouseReferred to the House Committee on Armed Services.
2017-06-08HouseIntroduced in House


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