众议院议员提出两党法案,以帮助金星儿童找到工作

德州共和党代表. 范·泰勒(Van Taylor)赞助了《金星儿童法案》, which provides federal job hiring preference to children of permanently disabled or deceased veterans who served during wars or military campaigns.

Eligible children would receive a few additional points on the 100 point federal employment assessment scale.

These preferences have long been available to veterans, but the legislation extends them to Gold Star children in honor of the hardships they have endured.

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The Gold Star Children’s Act would honor the sacrifices of our fallen service members as well as permanently and totally disabled veterans by extending federal hiring preferences to their children,” the committee’s chair Rep. Carolyn Maloney, 丹尼. said on Capitol Hill on Tuesday. “These children have suffered tremendously – the loss of a parent is a traumatic experience and something that will stay with them for the rest of their lives.

The bill has 14 cosponsors including both Democrats and Republicans.

According to Taylor’s office, 有 15,000 children in the U.S. who have lost a parent to war.

一个 “Gold Star Childis defined asthe child of a service member who lost his or her life under honorable conditions while serving on active duty in the armed forces during a war, in a campaign or expedition for which a campaign badge has been authorized, or during the period beginning April 28, 1952, and ending July 1, 1955.”

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