HB2361 H VAHS AM 2-27
The Committee on Veterans Affairs and Homeland Security moves
to amend the bill on page 1, section 2, after the enacting section,
by striking out the remainder of the bill and inserting in lieu
thereof the following to read as follows:
"ARTICLE 4. VETERANS EMPLOYMENT TRAINING PRIORITY.
§9A-4-2. Definitions as used in this article:
(a) "Eligible veteran" means a person who:
(1) Served on active duty and was discharged or released
from active duty with an honorable discharge or because of a
service connected disability;
(2) As a member of a reserve component under an order to
active duty, served on active duty during a period of war or in a
campaign or expedition for which a campaign badge or ribbon is
authorized and was discharged or released from
such duty with an
honorable discharge; or
_____(3) Served as a member of a National Guard or Reserve
component and completed his or her military obligation and received
an honorable discharge from the National Guard or Reserve component
or was discharged from the National Guard or Reserve component
because of a service connected disability.
(b) "Priority of service" means the right to priority in any
employment or training program offered citizens of West Virginia
which is funded, in whole or in part, through federal or state moneys.
(c) "Reserve component" means any branch of the military,
which is called up to active duty including any military defense
(d) "Training program" means a program that provides training
leading to qualification for employment, or improved skills, or
both, funded, in whole or in part, through the workforce investment
act or another federal or state act administered through the state
and having as its primary purpose workforce development.
(e) "Training provider" means any private or public entity
which has been certified by competent authority to provide training
funded by federal or state funds appropriated in the budget under
the jobs training partnership act or another federal or state act
having as its primary purpose workforce development."