This bill would direct the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to develop a Veterans’ Curation Program that would hire veterans and members of the Armed Forces to assist in carrying out curation and historic preservation activities.
What is House Bill H.R. 3114?
Cost of House Bill H.R. 3114
“Our brave men and women have served us honorably, are our nation’s best workers and individuals, and must be our nation’s top priority in hiring decisions. [This bill] offers one more way veterans can gain critical job skills and additional training, while assisting the Corps’ management of their archaeological and historical collections.”
The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee passed this legislation unanimously by voice vote. The bill currently has six cosponsors in the House, including four Democrats and two Republicans.
- Cosponsoring Rep. Rodney Davis (R-IL) Press Release
- Sponsoring Rep. Grace Napolitano (D-CA) Statement (Video)
- CBO Cost Estimate
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To provide funds to the Army Corps of Engineers to hire veterans and members of the Armed Forces to assist the Corps with curation and historic preservation activities, and for other purposes.
- EnactedJuly 6th, 2016The President signed this bill into law
- The senate Passed June 23rd, 2016Passed by Voice Vote
Committee on Environment and Public Works
- senate Committees
- The house Passed November 17th, 2015Roll Call Vote 422 Yea / 3 Nay
Committee on Transportation and InfrastructureWater Resources and EnvironmentIntroducedJuly 20th, 2015
- house Committees