House Bill 3981
118th Congress(2023-2024)
Isakson-Roe Education Oversight Expansion Act
Introduced
Introduced
Introduced in House on Jun 9, 2023
Overview
Text
H. R. 3981 (Reported-in-House)

Union Calendar No. 153

118th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 3981

[Report No. 118–190]


To amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the methods by which the Secretary of Veterans Affairs conducts oversight of certain educational institutions, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

June 9, 2023

Mr. McGarvey (for himself and Mr. Levin) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs

September 8, 2023

Reported with an amendment, committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union, and ordered to be printed

[Strike out all after the enacting clause and insert the part printed in italic]

[For text of introduced bill, see copy of bill as introduced on June 9, 2023]


A BILL

To amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the methods by which the Secretary of Veterans Affairs conducts oversight of certain educational institutions, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Isakson-Roe Education Oversight Expansion Act”.

SEC. 2. Expansion of Department of Veterans Affairs oversight of certain educational institutions.

(a) Additional requirement for approval.—Section 3675(b) of title 38, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following new paragraph:

“(5) The educational institution agrees to, not later than 30 days after any date on which such educational institution becomes subject to an action or event described in section 3673(e)(3) of this title, submit to the State approving agency, or the Secretary when acting in the role of a State approving agency, a notification of such action or event in such form and containing such information as the Secretary determines appropriate.”.

(b) Additional requirement for approval of nonaccredited courses.—

(1) IN GENERAL.—Section 3676(c) of such title is amended—

(A) by redesignating paragraphs (14) through (16) as paragraphs (15) through (17), respectively; and

(B) by inserting after paragraph (13) the following new paragraph:

“(14) The institution agrees to, not later than 30 days after any date on which such institution becomes subject to an action or event described in section 3673(e)(3) of this title, submit to the State approving agency, or the Secretary when acting in the role of a State approving agency, a notification of such action or event in such form and containing such information as the Secretary determines appropriate.”.

(2) CONFORMING AMENDMENTS.—Such title is further amended—

(A) in section 3672(b)(2)(C), by striking “paragraph (14) or (15)” and inserting “paragraph (15) or (16)”;

(B) in section 3675(b)(3), by striking “(14), (15), and (16)” and inserting “(15), (16), and (17)”;

(C) in section 3679(d), by striking “described in paragraph (14) or (15)” and inserting “described in paragraph (15) or (16)”; and

(D) in section 3680A(a)(4)(C)(iii), by striking “section 3676(c)(14) and (15)” and inserting “section 3676(c)(15) and (16)”.

(c) Additional grounds for suspension of approval.—Section 3679(f)(1) of such title is amended by adding at the end the following new subparagraph:

“(I) Comply with the notification requirements under sections 3675(b)(5) and 3676(c)(14) of this title, when applicable.”.

(d) Deadline for risk-based surveys database.—The Secretary of Veterans Affairs shall establish the database required under section 3673A(c) of title 38, United States Code, by not later than 180 days after the date of the enactment of this Act.


Union Calendar No. 153

118th CONGRESS
     1st Session
H. R. 3981
[Report No. 118–190]

A BILL
To amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the methods by which the Secretary of Veterans Affairs conducts oversight of certain educational institutions, and for other purposes.

September 8, 2023
Reported with an amendment, committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union, and ordered to be printed