787 KAR 2:010.
RELATES TO: KRS
AUTHORITY: KRS 151B.020, 341.115
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
Employment Representative (VER) Bulletins A through 17 which contain
implementation procedures for employment services provided to veterans in
fulfillment of responsibilities mandated by law.
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.)