38 USC 4110A - Special unemployment study
Sec. 4110A. Special unemployment study(a)
(1) The Secretary, through the Bureau of Labor Statistics, shall conduct an annual study of unemployment among each of the following categories of veterans:
(A) Veterans who were called to active duty while members of the National Guard or a Reserve Component.
(B) Veterans who served in combat or in a war zone in the Post 9/11 Global Operations theaters.
(C) Veterans who served on active duty during the Post 9/11 Global Operations period who did not serve in the Post 9/11 Global Operations theaters.
(D) Veterans of the Vietnam era who served in the Vietnam theater of operations during the Vietnam era.
(E) Veterans who served on active duty during the Vietnam era who did not serve in the Vietnam theater of operations.
(F) Veterans discharged or released from active duty within four years of the applicable study.
(G) Special disabled veterans.
(2) Within each of the categories of veterans specified in paragraph (1), the Secretary shall include a separate category for women who are veterans.
(b) The Secretary shall promptly submit to Congress a report on the results of each study under subsection (a).
(c) In this section:
(1) The term "Post 9/11 Global Operations period" means the period of the Persian Gulf War beginning on September 11, 2001, and ending on the date thereafter prescribed by Presidential proclamation or law.
(2) The term "Post 9/11 Global Operations theaters" means Afghanistan, Iraq, or any other theater in which the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal is awarded for service.
Last modified: July 21, 2011