View Senators Introduce CERTIFY Heroes Act; Bipartisan, Bicameral Legislation Allows Troops to Use Tuition Assistance for Job Training, Licensing, and Certification Programs

Today (March 12),  U.S. Senator Jon Tester (D-MT), along with Senators Joni Ernst (R-IA) and Johnny Isakson (R-GA), introduced the bipartisan Credentialing, Educating, and Relevant Training Initiative for Your Heroes (CERTIFY Heroes) Act, which allows eligible service members to use tuition assistance for licensing, credentialing, and certification programs by entities other than institutions of higher education.

Bipartisan companion legislation was introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives by Representatives Steve Womack (AR-03), John Carter (TX-31), Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA-05), Steve Russell (OK-5), and Sanford Bishop (GA-02).

You can read the full CERTIFY Heroes Act HERE.