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This bill would provide qualifications for vocational rehabilitation counselors and vocational rehabilitation employment coordinators employed by the Department of Veterans Affairs.

5. H.R. 3787, as amended -– Veteran Status for Certain Reserve Components (Walz)

This bill would recognize the service in the reserve components of certain persons by honoring them with status as veterans under law.

6. H.R. 5993, as amended – SAVINGS Act of 2010 (Halvorson)

This bill would ensure that beneficiaries of Servicemembers’ Group Life Insurance receive financial counseling and disclosure information regarding life insurance payments.

The bills will next be considered by the U.S. House of Representatives.

Send letters to Sgt. Shaft, c/o John Fales, P.O. Box 65900, Washington, D.C. 20035-5900; fax 301/622-3330, call 202/257-5446 or e-mail sgtshaft@bavf.org.