787 Kar 2:010. Veterans' Benefits

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Published: 2015

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      787 KAR 2:010.

Veterans' benefits.

 

      RELATES TO: KRS

194.030(9)

      STATUTORY

AUTHORITY: KRS 151B.020, 341.115

      NECESSITY,

FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: 38 USC authorizes the states to implement veterans'

employment and training programs. The Cabinet for Workforce Development is

authorized by KRS 151B.020 to adopt such rules and regulations as are necessary

to implement programs mandated by federal law or to qualify for receipt of

federal funds and as are necessary to cooperate with federal agencies for the

proper administration of the cabinet and its programs. The function of this

administrative regulation is to implement the veterans' training and benefit

programs in accordance with applicable federal laws and regulations.

 

      Section 1. In

order to facilitate the administration of the veterans' programs as authorized

by 38 USC, and as regulated in 20 CFR Parts 652 and 653, the following CFRs,

federal statutes and bulletins are adopted by reference:

      (1) 20 CFR Parts

652 and 653, dated March 30, 1984, which includes implementation procedures for

providing veterans and eligible persons the maximum employment and training

opportunities with priority given to the needs of disabled veterans and

veterans of the Vietnam era.

      (2) 38 USC

Chapter 41, as amended through January 14, 1983, which mandates the

establishment of a job and job training counseling service program, an

employment placement service program and a job training placement service

program for eligible veterans and other eligible persons and the provision of maximum

employment and training opportunities to veterans, with priority given to the

needs of disabled veterans and veterans of the Vietnam era through existing

programs, coordination and merger of programs and implementation of new

programs.

      (3) Veterans

Employment Representative (VER) Bulletins A through 17 which contain

implementation procedures for employment services provided to veterans in

fulfillment of responsibilities mandated by law.

      (4) Federal

Contractor Job Listing (FCJL) Bulletins 1 through 4, which contain updated

instructions and procedures for processing federal contractor job listing under

the mandate of PL 93-50 requiring federal contractors and subcontractors to

list suitable job openings with the appropriate local office of the Department

for Employment Services.

      (5) PL 96-466,

The Veterans Rehabilitation and Education Amendments of 1980, which revised the

disabled veterans vocational rehabilitation program and established the

Disabled Veterans Outreach Program.

      (6) PL 98-77,

The Emergency Veterans' Job Training Act of 1983, which addresses problems of

service and continuing unemployment among veterans by providing payments to

defray the costs of training and incentives to employers to hire and train

certain war time veterans who have been unemployed for long periods of time for

stable and permanent positions that require significant training.

      (7) PL 97-300,

The Job Training Partnership Act, which establishes programs to prepare youth

and unskilled adults for entry into the labor force and to afford job training

to those economically-disadvantaged individuals and other individuals facing

serious barriers to employment who are in special need of training to obtain

productive employment. Title II, Part C of the Act specifically authorizes

programs for veterans recently separated from military service, Vietnam-era

veterans and disabled veterans.

      (8) 41 CFR Parts

60-250, dated June 25, 1976, which mandates and provides procedures for

ensuring compliance with Section 402 of the Vietnam-era Veterans Readjustment

Act of 1974, which requires government contractors and subcontractors to take

affirmative action to employ and advance the employment of qualified disabled

veterans and veterans of the Vietnam era.

      (9) PL 98-543,

The Veterans Benefits Improvement Act of 1984, which increased various rates of

compensation or benefits paid to eligible veterans in various programs

administered by the Veteran Administration, extended the Veterans' Readjustment

Appointment Authority to September 30, 1986, extended several provisions of PL

98-77, and established the Special Program for Veterans in Receipt of

Individual Unemployability and the Special Training Program for Veterans in

Receipt of Pensions, which are administered by the Veterans Administration.

 

      Section 2. All

documents incorporated by reference herein are on file for public inspection in

the Office of the Commissioner for Employment Services, 275 East Main Street,

Frankfort, Kentucky 40621, and in local employment services office located

throughout the state. (22 Ky.R. 496; eff. 11-6-95.)