Tony Cardenas

HR.5563 - Honoring The Hiring Of Heroes Act

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9/18/2014--Introduced. Honoring the Hiring of Heroes Act - Directs the Secretaries of Labor and Veterans Affairs (VA) to: (1) jointly establish a program to award nonmonetary Employment Salute Awards to employers for veteran-friendly employment practices; and (2) establish criteria, in coordination with the Secretaries of Defense (DOD) and Commerce, for determining award recipients. Directs the Secretary of Labor to: (1) establish different categories of employers eligible for the awards based on the number of employees they have, and (2) publicize the award recipients by listing them in a separate section of the Department of Labor's website. Authorizes the Secretary of Labor to assess a reasonable application fee on employers seeking such an award. Establishes an Employment Salute Award Fund into which those fees are to be deposited for use in carrying out the award program.

Referred To The Subcommittee On Workforce Protections.
November 17th 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Referred To The Subcommittee On Economic Opportunity.
October 1st 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Referred To House Veterans' Affairs
September 18th 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Referred To House Education And The Workforce
September 18th 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Referred To The Committee On Education And The Workforce, And In Addition To The Committee On Veterans' Affairs, For A Period To Be Subsequently Determined By The Speaker, In Each Case For Consideration Of Such Provisions As Fall Within The Jurisdiction Of The Committee Concerned.
September 18th 2014 @ 12:00 AM

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