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PUBLIC LAW 99-000—MMMM. DD, 1985

99 STAT. 1768

PUBLIC LAW 99-238—JAN. 13, 1986 ties that may be encountered by veterans during their training under this Act and shall advise all veterans and employers participating under this Act of the availability of such services and other related counseling services and assistance and encourage them to request such services and assistance whenever appropriate.".

98 Stat. 2744.

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(d) AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.—Section 16 of SUCh Act is

amended(1) by inserting "and $65,000,000 for fiscal year 1986" after "1985"; and (2) by striking out "1987" and inserting in lieu thereof "1988".

98 Stat. 2744.

(e) TOLUNG OF CERTAIN PERIOD.—Section 17 of SUCh Act is

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amended— (1) by striking out "Assistance" and inserting in lieu thereof "(a) Except as provided in subsection (b), assistance"; (2) in clause (1), by striking out "February 28, 1985" and inserting in lieu thereof "January 31, 1987"; (3) in clause (2), by striking out "July 1, 1986" and inserting in lieu thereof "July 31, 1987"; and (4) by adding at the end the following new subsection: "(b) If funds for fiscal year 1986 are appropriated for the purpose of making pa3niients to employers under this Act but are not both so appropriated and made available by the Director of the Office of Management and Budget to the Veterans' Administration on or before February 1, 1986, for such purpose, assistance may be paid to an employer under this Act on behalf of a veteran if the veteran— "(1) applies for a program of job training under this Act within 1 year after the date on which funds so appropriated are made available to the Veterans' Administration by the Director; and "(2) begins participation in such program within 18 months after such date.". (f) EFFECTIVE DATE.—(1) Except as provided in paragraph (2), the amendments made by this section shall take effect on the date of the enactment of this Act. (2) The amendment made by subsection (e)(2) shall take effect on February 1, 1986.

Ante, p. 481.

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38 USC 1516

SEC. 202. COORDINATION.

(a) IN GENERAL.—In carrying out section 1516(b) of title 38, United States Code, the Administrator of Veterans' Affairs shall take all feasible steps to establish and encourage, for veterans who are eligible to have payments made on their behalf under such section, the development of training opportunities through programs of job training consistent with the provisions of the Veterans' Job Training Act (as redesignated by section 201(a)(1) of this Act) so as to utilize programs of job training established by employers pursuant to such Act.