S. 2239 - Veteran Skills to Jobs Act

Government operations and politics. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to direct the head of each agency to treat relevant military training as sufficient to satisfy training or certification requirements for Federal licenses. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill was voted on in the Senate on June 28, 2012 
Senate Vote: On Passage

PASSED by voice vote on June 29, 2012.

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Veteran Skills to Jobs Act

S. 2239 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

Summary
A bill to direct the head of each agency to treat relevant military training as sufficient to satisfy training or certification requirements for Federal licenses. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to direct the head of each agency to treat relevant military training as sufficient to satisfy training or certification requirements for Federal licenses.
Other Titles
  • Veteran Skills to Jobs Act of 2012
  • Veteran Skills to Jobs Act
  • Veteran Skills to Jobs Act
Sponsor
Bill Nelson
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Government operations and politics
  • Licensing and registrations
  • Military education and training
  • Veterans' education, employment, rehabilitation
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced3/27/2012
Referred to Committee
Passed Senate6/29/2012
Bill History
Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
currently selectedSenatePassed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.6/29/2012PASSED by voice vote
ActionDateDescription
Introduced3/27/2012
3/27/2012Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
Put on a legislative calendar6/29/2012Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
6/29/2012Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Reported by Senator Lieberman with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. Without written report.
Put on a legislative calendar6/29/2012Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 439.
currently selectedSenate Vote on Passage6/29/2012Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.
6/29/2012Message on Senate action sent to the House.
7/09/2012Received in the House.
7/09/2012Held at the desk.
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Total contributions given to Senators from Military, which…

supported this bill

Military$183,469
$183,469

2 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Veteran Skills to Jobs Act: Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.

2 organizations supported this bill

American Legion
The American Legion (2012, April 4). Washington’s Veterans: Helping The Newest Generation Transition Home. Retrieved November 7, 2012, from American Legion.
Association of the United States Navy
Wallis, Anthony A. (2012, May 24). Letter of Support. Retrieved November 7, 2012, from AUSN.

0 organizations opposed this bill

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office on day of vote, from Military interest groups, January 1, 2007 – December 31, 2012.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Vote
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$1,000$0Yes
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$1,000$0Yes
Kelly AyotteRNH$2,450$0Yes
John BarrassoRWY$250$0Yes
Max BaucusDMT$0$0Yes
Mark BegichDAK$1,234$0Yes
Michael F. BennetDCO$500$0Yes
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0Yes
Richard BlumenthalDCT$4,800$0Yes
Roy BluntRMO$1,400$0Yes
John BoozmanRAR$500$0Yes
Barbara BoxerDCA$2,300$0Yes
Scott BrownRMA$21,366$0Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$5,475$0Yes
Richard BurrRNC$8,600$0Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$500$0Yes
Ben CardinDMD$1,000$0Yes
Tom CarperDDE$0$0Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$1,000$0Yes
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$2,200$0Yes
Daniel CoatsRIN$0$0Yes
Tom CoburnROK$0$0Yes
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0Yes
Susan M. CollinsRME$3,000$0Yes
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0Yes
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$250$0Yes
Bob CorkerRTN$500$0Yes
John CornynRTX$960$0Yes
Mike CrapoRID$0$0Yes
Jim DeMintRSC$402$0Yes
Dick DurbinDIL$500$0Yes
Mike EnziRWY$0$0Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$0Yes
Al FrankenDMN$13,290$0Yes
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$1,050$0Yes
Lindsey GrahamRSC$2,570$0Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0Yes
Kay R. HaganDNC$500$0Yes
Tom HarkinDIA$250$0Yes
Orrin G. HatchRUT$200$0Yes
Dean HellerRNV$250$0Yes
John HoevenRND$250$0Yes
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$0Yes
Jim InhofeROK$500$0Yes
Dan InouyeDHI$2,400$0Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$1,250$0Yes
Mike JohannsRNE$0$0Yes
Ron JohnsonRWI$1,000$0Yes
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$0Yes
John F. KerryDMA$0$0Yes
Mark KirkRIL$2,709$0Yes
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$0Yes
Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
Jon KylRAZ$0$0Yes
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$3,800$0Yes
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$0$0Yes
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$750$0Yes
Mike LeeRUT$400$0Yes
Carl LevinDMI$250$0Yes
Joe LiebermanICT$0$0Yes
Dick LugarRIN$1,000$0Yes
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$250$0Yes
John McCainRAZ$10,600$0Yes
Claire McCaskillDMO$3,000$0Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$7,150$0Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$250$0Yes
Jeff MerkleyDOR$950$0Yes
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$825$0Yes
Jerry MoranRKS$750$0Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$1,600$0Yes
Patty MurrayDWA$5,450$0Yes
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$4,000$0Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$1,450$0Yes
Rand PaulRKY$5,776$0Yes
Rob PortmanROH$2,550$0Yes
Mark L. PryorDAR$0$0Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$2,050$0Yes
Harry ReidDNV$1,000$0Yes
Jim RischRID$0$0Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$250$0Yes
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$0Yes
Marco RubioRFL$6,062$0Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$400$0Yes
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$0Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$450$0Yes
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$1,000$0Yes
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0Yes
Olympia SnoweRME$0$0Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$250$0Yes
Jon TesterDMT$1,000$0Yes
John ThuneRSD$3,900$0Yes
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$3,800$0Yes
Mark UdallDCO$200$0Yes
Tom UdallDNM$0$0Yes
David VitterRLA$10,000$0Yes
Mark R. WarnerDVA$8,900$0Yes
Jim WebbDVA$4,750$0Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$250$0Yes
Roger F. WickerRMS$1,000$0Yes
Ron WydenDOR$0$0Yes

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Vote
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$1,000$0Yes
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$1,000$0Yes
Kelly AyotteRNH$2,450$0Yes
John BarrassoRWY$250$0Yes
Max BaucusDMT$0$0Yes
Mark BegichDAK$1,234$0Yes
Michael F. BennetDCO$500$0Yes
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0Yes
Richard BlumenthalDCT$4,800$0Yes
Roy BluntRMO$1,400$0Yes
John BoozmanRAR$500$0Yes
Barbara BoxerDCA$2,300$0Yes
Scott BrownRMA$21,366$0Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$5,475$0Yes
Richard BurrRNC$8,600$0Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$500$0Yes
Ben CardinDMD$1,000$0Yes
Tom CarperDDE$0$0Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$1,000$0Yes
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$2,200$0Yes
Daniel CoatsRIN$0$0Yes
Tom CoburnROK$0$0Yes
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0Yes
Susan M. CollinsRME$3,000$0Yes
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0Yes
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$250$0Yes
Bob CorkerRTN$500$0Yes
John CornynRTX$960$0Yes
Mike CrapoRID$0$0Yes
Jim DeMintRSC$402$0Yes
Dick DurbinDIL$500$0Yes
Mike EnziRWY$0$0Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$0Yes
Al FrankenDMN$13,290$0Yes
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$1,050$0Yes
Lindsey GrahamRSC$2,570$0Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0Yes
Kay R. HaganDNC$500$0Yes
Tom HarkinDIA$250$0Yes
Orrin G. HatchRUT$200$0Yes
Dean HellerRNV$250$0Yes
John HoevenRND$250$0Yes
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$0Yes
Jim InhofeROK$500$0Yes
Dan InouyeDHI$2,400$0Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$1,250$0Yes
Mike JohannsRNE$0$0Yes
Ron JohnsonRWI$1,000$0Yes
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$0Yes
John F. KerryDMA$0$0Yes
Mark KirkRIL$2,709$0Yes
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$0Yes
Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
Jon KylRAZ$0$0Yes
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$3,800$0Yes
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$0$0Yes
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$750$0Yes
Mike LeeRUT$400$0Yes
Carl LevinDMI$250$0Yes
Joe LiebermanICT$0$0Yes
Dick LugarRIN$1,000$0Yes
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$250$0Yes
John McCainRAZ$10,600$0Yes
Claire McCaskillDMO$3,000$0Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$7,150$0Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$250$0Yes
Jeff MerkleyDOR$950$0Yes
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$825$0Yes
Jerry MoranRKS$750$0Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$1,600$0Yes
Patty MurrayDWA$5,450$0Yes
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$4,000$0Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$1,450$0Yes
Rand PaulRKY$5,776$0Yes
Rob PortmanROH$2,550$0Yes
Mark L. PryorDAR$0$0Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$2,050$0Yes
Harry ReidDNV$1,000$0Yes
Jim RischRID$0$0Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$250$0Yes
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$0Yes
Marco RubioRFL$6,062$0Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$400$0Yes
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$0Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$450$0Yes
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$1,000$0Yes
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0Yes
Olympia SnoweRME$0$0Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$250$0Yes
Jon TesterDMT$1,000$0Yes
John ThuneRSD$3,900$0Yes
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$3,800$0Yes
Mark UdallDCO$200$0Yes
Tom UdallDNM$0$0Yes
David VitterRLA$10,000$0Yes
Mark R. WarnerDVA$8,900$0Yes
Jim WebbDVA$4,750$0Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$250$0Yes
Roger F. WickerRMS$1,000$0Yes
Ron WydenDOR$0$0Yes

Interest Groups that supported this bill

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Military$183,469

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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