Legislation, Regulations, and Guidance

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TEN 15-10
Protocol for Implementing Priority of Service for Veterans and Eligible Spouses provides the definition of an eligible spouse.

Title 20 of the CFR Section 1001
Visit Title 20 of the CFR Section 1001 to learn more about Services for Veterans.

Title 20 of the CFR Section 1002
Visit Title 20 of the CFR Section 1002 to learn more about the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994; Final Rules.

Title 20 of the CFR Section 1010
Visit Title 20 of the CFR Section 1010 to learn more about the Application of Priority of Service for Covered Persons.

Title 25 of the US Code
Visit Title 25 of the US Code to learn more information pertaining to Indians.

Title 25 of the CFR Section 900
Visit Title 25 of the CFR Section 900 to learn more about contracts under the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act.

Title 38 of the US Code
Visit Title 38 of the US Code to learn more information pertaining to Veterans’ Benefits.

The Veterans Opportunity to Work (VOW) Act of 2011
The House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs is committed to helping the men and women who have served our nation and protected our Liberty compete through comprehensive legislation that provides a 360 solution to veteran unemployment. To learn more, please visit The Veterans Opportunity to Work Act of 2011.

VPLs and Grant Officer Memorandum Directory
Veterans’ Program Letters (VPLs) provide policy guidance about VETS programs to grantees. Grant Officer’s Memoranda (GO Memo) are policy notices from the Grant Officer to VETS grant recipients.  A useful resource is this directory of VPLs and Grant Officer Memoranda.

Wagner-Peyser Act
The Wagner-Peyser Act of 1933 established a nationwide system of public employment offices known as the Employment Service. The Act was amended in 1998 to make the Employment Service part of the One-Stop services delivery system.

Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)
Public Law 113-128
The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act is landmark legislation that is designed to strengthen and improve our nation’s public workforce system and help get Americans, including youth and those with significant barriers to employment, into high-quality jobs and careers and help employers hire and retain skilled workers.
Public Law 113-128 provides legislative details on the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act.

Workforce Investment Act of 1998
The Workforce Investment Act of 1998 is used to consolidate, coordinate, and improve employment, training, literacy, and vocational rehabilitation programs in the United States, and for other purposes.