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38 CFR Book G, Vocational Rehabilitation and Education

Supplements

Subpart A - Vocational Rehabilitation Under 38 USC Chapter 31

21.1 - Vocational Rehabilitation Overview
21.21-21.22 - Non-Duplication
21.30-21.32 - Claims
21.35 - Definitions
21.40 - Basic Entitlement
21.41-21.48 - Periods of Eligibility
21.50-21.59 - Initial and Extended Evaluation
21.60-21.62 - Vocational Rehabilitation Panel
21.70-21.79 - Duration of Rehabilitation Programs
21.80-21.98 - Individualized Written Rehabilitation Plan
21.100 - Counseling
21.120-21.134 - Educational and Vocational Training Services
21.140-21.156 - Special Rehabilitation Services
21.160-21.162 - Independent Living Services
21.180-21.198 - Case Status
21.210-21.224 - Supplies
21.240-21.242 - Medical and Related Services
21.250-21.258 - Employment Services
21.260-21.276 - Monetary Assistance Services
21.282-21.284 - Entering a Rehabilitation Program
21.290-21.299 - Course Approval and Facility Section
21.310-21.314 - Rate of Pursuit
21.320-21.334 - Authorization of Subsistence Allowance and Training and Rehabilitation Services
21.340-21.350 - Leaves of Absence
21.362-21.364 - Conduct and Cooperation
21.370-21.376 - Interregional and Intraregional Travel of Veterans
21.380-3.382 - Personnel Training and Development
21.390 - Rehabiliation Research and Special Projects
21.400 - Veterans Advisory Committee on Rehabilitation
21.410-21.414 - Additional Administrative Consideration
21.420-21.422 - Informing the Veteran
21.430 - Accountability

Subpart B - Claims and Applications for Educational Assistance

21.1029-21.1033 - Claims

Subpart C - Survivors' and Dependents' Educational Assistance Under 38 USC Chapter 35

21.3001-21.3002 - Survivors' and Dependents' Educational Assistance Under 38 USC Chapter 35
21.3020-21.3025 - General
21.3030-21.3032 - Claims
21.3040-21.3047 - Eligibility and Entitlement
21.3100-21.3105 - Counseling
21.3130-21.3135 - Payments
21.3300-21.3307 - Special Restorative Training
21.3330-21.3333 - Payments; Special Restorative Training
21.3344 - Special Assistance and Training

Subpart D - Admimistration of Educational Assistance Programs

21.4001-21.4009 - Administrative
21.4020-21.4022 - General
21.4131-21.4146 - Payments; Educational Assistance Allowance
21.4150-21.4155 - State Approving Agencies
21.4200-21.4216 - Schools
21.4232-21-4236 - Programs of Education
21.4250-21.4268 - Courses
21.4270-21.4280 - Assessment and Pursuit of Courses

Subpart E - Removed

Subpart F - Education Loans

21.4500-21.4507 - Education Loans
21.4800 - Service Members Occupational Conversion and Training

Subpart G - Post Vietnam Era Veterans' Educational Assistance Under 38 USC Chapter 32

21.5001 - Administrative
21.5020-21.5023 - General
21.5030 - Claims and Applications
21.5040-21.5042 - Eligibility
21.5050-21.5067 - Participation
21.5070-21.5078 - Entitlement
21.5100-21.5103 - Counseling
21.5130-21.5141 - Payments; Educational Assistance Allowance
21.5150 - State Approving Agencies
21.5200 - Schools
21.5230-21.5232 - Programs of Education
21.5250 - Courses
21.5270 - Assessment and Pursuit of Course
21.5290-21.5296 - Educational Assistance Pilot Program

Subpart H - Educational Assistance Test Program

21.5701-21.5705 - Establishment of Educational Assistance Test Program
21.5720-5725 - General
21.5740-21.5745 - Claims and Applications
21.5030 - Eligibility and Entitlement
21.5800 - Courses
21.5810-21.5816 - Certifications
21.5820-21.5838 - Payment-Educational Assistance and Subsistence Allowance
21.5870 - Measurement of Courses
21.5900-21.5901 - Administrative

Subpart I - Temporary Program of Vocational Training for Certain New Pension Recipients

21.6001-21.6021 - General
21.6040-21.6042 - Basic Eligiblity Requirements
21.6050-21.6059 - Evaluation
21.6060 - Services and Assistance to Program Participants
21.6070-21.6074 - Duration of Training
21.6080-21.6082 - Individualized Written Rehabilitation Plan
21.6120 - Educational and Vocational Training Services
21.6140 - Evaluation and Improvement of Rehabiliation Potential
21.6160 - Independent Living Services
21.6180 - Case Status System
21.6210 - Supplies
21.6240-21.6240 - Medical and Related Services
21.6282-21-6290 - Entering Vocational Training
21.6310 - Rate of Pursuit
21.6320 - Authorization of Services
21.6370 - Transportation of Services
21.6380 - Additional Applicable Regulations
21.6420 - Coordination with the Adjudication Division

Subpart J - Temporary Program of Vocational Training and Rehabilitation

21.6501-6525 - General

Subpart K - All Volunteer Force Educational Assistance Program (MGIB-Active Duty)

21.7000 - Establishment of Educational Assistance Program
21.7020 - Definitions
21.7030-21.7032 - Claims and Applications
21.7040-21.7051 - Eligibility
21.7070-21.7080 - Entitlement
21.7100-21.7103 - Counseling
21.7110-21.7114 - Programs of Education
21.7120-21.7124 - Courses
21.7130-21.7144 - Payments-Educational Assistance
21.7150-21.7172 - Pursuit of Courses
21.7170-21.7172 - Course Assessment
21.7200 - State Approving Agencies
21.7220-21.7280 - Approval of Courses
21.7301-21.7320 - Administrative

Subpart L - Educational Assistance for Members of the Seclected Reserve

21.7500 - Establishment and Purpose of Educational Assistance Program
21.7520 - Definitions
21.7530 - Claims and Applications
21.7540-21.7551 - Eligibility
21.7570-21.7576 - Entitlement
21.7600 - Counseling
21.7603-21.7610 - Programs of Education
21.7612-21.7614 - Courses
21.7631-21.7644 - Payments-Educational Assistance
21.7650-21.7659 - Pursuit of Courses and Required Reports
21.7670-21.7674 - Course Assessment
21.7700 - State Approving Agencies
21.7720-21.7722 - Approval of Courses
21.7801-21.7807 - Administrative

Subpart M - Vocational Training and Rehabilitation for Vietnam Veterans' Children with Spina Bifida

21.8010-21.8016 - General
21.8020-21.8022 - Basic Entitlement Requirements
21.8030-8032 - Evaluation
21.8050 - Services and Assistance to Program Participants
21.8070-21.8074 - Duration of Training
21.8080-21.8082 - Indivualized Written Plan of Vocational Rehabilitation
21.8100 - Counseling
21.8120 - Vocational Training, Services and Assistance
21.8140 - Evaluation and Improvement of Vocatinal Potential
21.8210 - Supplies
21.8260 - Program Costs
21.7700 - Vocational Training Program Entrace, Termination and Resources
21.8310 - Rate of Pursuit
21.8320-21.8340 - Authorization of Services/Leaves of Absence
21.8360 - Satisfactory Conduct and Cooperation
21.8370 - Transportation Services
21.8380-21.8410 - Additional Applicable Regulations/Delegation of Authority

Subpart N - Reserved

Subpart O - Reserved

Subpart P - Post 9/11 GI Bill

21.9500 - Introduction
21.9505 - Definitions
21.9510 - Claims, VA's duty to assist, and time limits
21.9520-9535 - Eligibility
21.9550-21.9560 - Entitlement
21.9570 - Transfer of entitlement
21.9580-9585 - Counseling
21.9590-9600 - Approved Programs of Education and Courses
21.9620-9700 - Payments - Educational Assistance
21.9710-9745 - Pursuit of Courses
21.9750 - Course Assessment
21.8765 - Approval of Programs of Education
21.9770 - Administrative

Supplements For Book G

 

Subpart A Vocational Rehabilitation Under 38 USC Chapter 31

Vocational Rehabilitation Overview

21.1 Training and rehabilitation for veterans with service-connected disabilities

Non-Duplication

21.21 Election of benefits under education programs administered by the Department of Veterans Affairs
21.22 Nonduplication-Federal programs

Claims

21.30 - 21.31 Claims/ Informal claim
21.32 Notification by VA of necessary information or evidence when a claim is filed; time for claimant response and VA action
21.33 VA has a duty to assist claimants in obtaining evidence

Definitions

21.35 Definitions

Basic Eentitlement

21.40 Basic entitlement

Periods of Eligibility

21.41 Basic period of eligibility
21.42 Basic period of eligibility deferred
21.44 Extension beyond basic period of eligibility because of serious employment handicap
21.45 Extension beyond basic period of eligibility for a program of independent living services
21.47 Eligibility for employment assistance
21.48 Severance of service-connection-reduction to noncompensable degree

Initial and Extended Evaluation

21.50 Initial evaluation
21.51 Employment handicap
21.52 Serious employment handicap
21.53 Reasonable feasibility of achieving a vocational goal
21.57 Extended evaluation
21.58 - 21.59 Redetermination of employment handicap and serious employment handicap/Review and appeal of decisions on eligibility and entitlement

Vocational Rehabilitation Panel

21.60 Vocational Rehabilitation Panel
21.62 Duties of the Vocational Rehabilitation Panel

Duration of Rehabilitations Programs

21.70 Vocational rehabilitation
21.72 Rehabilitation to the point of employability
21.73 Duration of employment assistance programs
21.74 Extended evaluation
21.76 Independent living
21.78 Approving more than 48 months of rehabilitation
21.79 Determining entitlement usage under chapter 31

Individualized Written Rehabilitation Plan

21.80 Requirement for a rehabilitation plan
21.82 Completing the plan under Chapter 31
21.84 Individualized written rehabilitation plan
21.86 - 21.88 Individualized extended evaluation plan/ Individualized employment assistance plan
21.90 - 21.92 Individualized independent living plan/ Preparation of the plan
21.94 - 21.96 Changing the plan/ Review of the plan
21.98 Appeal of disagreement regarding development of, or change in, the plan

Counseling

21.100 Counseling

Educational and Vocational Training Services

21.120 Educational and vocational training services
21.122 - 21.123 School course/On-job course
21.124 Combination course
21.126 Farm cooperative course
21.128 - 21.129 Independent study course/Home study course
21.130 - 21.132 Educational and vocational courses outside the United States/Repetition of the course
21.134 Limitations on flight training

Special Rehabilitation Services

21.140 Evaluation and improvement of rehabilitation potential
21.142 - 21.144 Adult basic education/Vocational course in sheltered workshop or rehabilitation facility
21.146 Independent instructor course
21.148 Tutorial assistance
21.150 Reader service
21.152 Interpreter service for the hearing impaired
21.154 Special transportation assistance
21.155 - 21.156 Services to a veteran's family/Other incidental goods and services

Independent Living Services

21.160 Independent living services
21.162 Participation in a program of independent living services

Case Status

21.180 Case status system
21.182 "Applicant" status
21.184 "Evaluation and planning" status
21.186 "Ineligible" status
21.188 "Extended evaluation" status
21.190 "Rehabilitation to the point of employability" status
21.192 "Independent living program" status
21.194 "Employment services" status
21.196 "Rehabilitated" status
21.197 "Interrupted" status
21.198 "Discontinued" status

Supplies

21.210 Supplies
21.212 General policy in furnishing supplies during periods of rehabilitation
21.214 Furnishing supplies for special programs
21.216 - 21.218 Special equipment/Methods of furnishing supplies
21.219 - 21.220 Supplies consisting of clothing, magazines and periodicals, and items which may be personally used by the veteran/Replacement of supplies
21.222 Release of, and repayment for, training and rehabilitation supplies
21.224 Prevention of abuse

Medical and Related Services

21.240 Medical treatment, care and services
21.242 Resources for provision of treatment, care and services

Employment Services

21.250 Overview of employment services
21.252 Job development and placement services
21.254 Supportive services
21.256 Incentives for employers
21.257 Self-employment
21.258 Special assistance for veterans in self-employment

Monetary Assistance Services

21.260 Subsistence allowance
21.262 Procurement and reimbursement of cost for training and rehabilitation services, supplies, or facilities
21.264 Election of payment at the 38 U.S.C. chapter 30 educational assistance rate
21.266 Payment of subsistence allowance under special conditions
21.268 Employment adjustment allowance
21.270 Payment of subsistence allowance during leave and between periods of instruction
21.272 Veteran-student services
21.274 Revolving fund loan
21.276 Incarcerated veterans

Entering a Rehabilitation Program

21.282 Effective date of induction into a rehabilitation program
21.283 Rehabilitated
21.284 Reentrance into a rehabilitation program

Course Approval and Facility Selection

21.290 Training and rehabilitation resources
21.292 Course approvals
21.294 Selecting the training or rehabilitation facility
21.296 Selecting a training establishment for on-job training
21.298 Selecting a farm
21.299 Use of Government facilities for on-job training or work experience at no or nominal pay

Rate of Pursuit

21.310 Rate of pursuit of a rehabilitation program
21.312 - 21.314 Reduced work tolerance/Pursuit of training under special conditions

Authorization of Subsistence Allowance and Training and Rehabilitation Services.

21.320 Awards for subsistence allowance and authorization of rehabilitation services
21.322 Commencing dates of subsistence allowance
21.324 Reduction or termination dates of subsistence allowance
21.326 Authorization of employment services
21.328 - 21.330 Two veteran cases-dependents/Apportionment
21.332 Payments of subsistence allowance
21.334 Election of payment at the chapter 30 rate

Leaves of Absence

21.340 Introduction
21.342 Leave accounting policy
21.344 Facility offering training or rehabilitation services
21.346 Facility temporarily not offering training or rehabilitation services
21.348 - 21.350 Leave following completion of a period of training or rehabilitation services/Unauthorized absences

Conduct and Cooperation

21.362 Satisfactory conduct and cooperation
21.364 Unsatisfactory conduct and cooperation

Interregional and Intraregional Travel of Veterans

21.370 Intraregional travel at government expense
21.372 Interregional transfer at government expense
21.374 Authorization for travel of attendants
21.376 Travel expenses for initial evaluation and counseling

Personnel Training and Development

21.380 Establishment of qualifications for personnel providing assistance under Chapter 31
21.382 Training and staff development for personnel providing assistance under Chapter 31

Rehabilitation Research and Special Projects

21.390 Rehabilitation research and special projects

Veterans Advisory Committee on Rehabilitation

21.400 Veterans' Advisory Committee on Rehabilitation
21.402 Responsibilities of the Veterans' Advisory Committee on Rehabilitation

Additional Administrative Consideration

21.410 - 21.412 Delegation of authority/Finality of decisions
21.414 Revision of decision

Informing the Veteran

21.420 Informing the veteran
21.422 Reduction in subsistence allowance following loss of a dependent

Accountability

21.430 Accountability for authorization and payment of training and rehabilitation services

Subpart B Claims and Applications for Educational Assistance

Claims

21.1029 Claims and Applications for Educational Assistance
21.1030 Claims
21.1031 VA responsibilities when a claim is filed
21.1032 VA Has a Duty to Assist Claimants in Obtaing Evidense
21.1033 Time limits
21.1034 Appeals

Subpart C Survivors' and Dependents' Educational Assistance Under 38 U.S.C. Chapter 35

21.3001 Delegation of Authority
21.3002 Administration of Survivors' and Dependents' Educational Assistance Program

General

21.3020 Educational assistance
21.3021 Definitions
21.3022 Nonduplication-programs administered by VA
21.3023 Nonduplication; pension, compensation and dependency and indemnity compensation
21.3024 Nonduplication; Federal Employees' Compensation Act
21.3025 Nonduplication; Federal programs

Claims

21.3030 Claims
21.3031 Informal claims
21.3032 Time limits

Eligibility and Entitlement

21.3040 Eligibility; child
21.3041 Periods of eligibility; child
21.3042 Service with Armed Forces
21.3043 Suspension of program; child
21.3044 Entitlement
21.3045 Entitlement charges
21.3046 Periods of eligibility; spouses and surviving spouses
21.3047 Extended period of eligibility due to physical or mental disability

Counseling

21.3100 Counseling
21.3102 - 21.3103 Required counseling/Failure to cooperate
21.3104 Special Training
21.3105 Travel expenses

Payments

21.3130 Educational assistance
21.3131 Rates-educational assistance allowance-38 U.S.C. chapter 35
21.3132 Reductions in Survivors' and Dependents' educational assistance
21.3133 Payment procedures
21.3135 Reduction or discontinuance dates for awards of educational assistance allowance

Special Restorative Training

21.3300 Special restorative training
21.3301 Need
21.3302 Agreements
21.3303 Extent of training
21.3304 Assistance during training
21.3305 "Interrupted" status
21.3306 Reentrance after interruption
21.3307 "Discontinued" status

Payments; Special Restorative Training

21.3330 Payments
21.3331 Commencing Date
21.3332 Discontinuance Dates
21.3333 Rates

Special Assistance and Training

21.3344 Special assistance for the educationally disadvantaged

Subpart D Administration of Educational Assistance Programs

Administrative

21.4001 Delegations of authority
21.4002 - 21.4003 Finality of decisions/Revision of decisions
21.4005 Conflicting interests
21.4006 False or misleading statements
21.4007 Forfeiture
21.4008 Prevention of overpayments
21.4009 Waiver or recovery of overpayments

General

21.4020 Two or more programs
21.4022 Nonduplication-programs administered by VA

Payments; Educational Assistance Allowance

21.4131 Commencing dates
21.4135 Discontinuance dates
21.4136 Withdrawals or nonpunitive grades may result in nonpayment
21.4138 Certifications and release of payments
21.4145 Work-study allowance
21.4146 Assignments of benefits prohibited

State Approving Agencies

21.4150 Designation
21.4151 Cooperation
21.4152 Control by agencies of the United States
21.4153 Reimbursement of expenses
21.4154 Report of activities
21.4155 Evaluations of State approving agency performance

Schools

21.4200 Definitions
21.4201 Restrictions on enrollment; percentage of students receiving financial support
21.4202 Overcharges; restrictions on enrollments
21.4203 Reports-requirements
21.4204 Periodic certifications
21.4206 Reporting fee
21.4209 Examination of records
21.4210 Suspension and discontinuance of educational assistance payments and of enrollments or reenrollments for pursuit of approved courses
21.4211 Composition, jurisdiction, and duties of Committee on Educational Allowances
21.4212 Referral to Committee on Educational Allowances
21.4213 Notice of hearing by Committee on Educational Allowances
21.4214 Hearing rules and procedures for Committee on Educational Allowances
21.4215 Decision of Director of VA Regional Processing Office of jurisdiction
21.4216 Review of decision of Director of VA Regional Processing Office of jurisdiction

Programs of Education

21.4232 Specialized vocational training--38 U.S.C. Chapter 35
21.4233 Combination
21.4234 Change of program
21.4235 Programs of education that include flight training
21.4236 Tutorial assistance

Courses

21.4250 Course and licensing and certification test approval; jurisdiction and notices
21.4251 Period of operation of course
21.4252 Courses precluded; erroneous, deceptive, or misleading practices
21.4253 Accredited courses
21.4254 Nonaccredited courses
21.4255 Refund policy; nonaccredited courses
21.4256 Correspondence programs and courses
21.4257 Cooperative courses
21.4258 Notice of approval
21.4259 Suspension or disapproval
21.4260 Courses in foreign countries
21.4261 Apprentice courses
21.4262 Other training on-the-job courses
21.4263 Approval of flight training courses
21.4264 Farm cooperative courses
21.4265 Practical training approved as institutional training or on-job training
21.4266 Courses offered at subsidiary branches or extensions
21.4267 Approval of independent study
21.4268 Approval of Licensing and certification Tests

Assessment and Pursuit of Courses

21.4270 Measurement of courses
21.4271 [Reserved]
21.4272 Collegiate course measurement
21.4273 Collegiate graduate
21.4274 Law courses
21.4275 Practical training courses; measurement
21.4277 Discontinuance: unsatisfactory progress, conduct and attendance
21.4278 Reentrance after discontinuance
21.4279 Combination correspondence-residence program
21.4280 [Reserved]

Subpart E Removed

Subpart F Education Loans

21.4500

Definitions

21.4501 Eligibility
21.4502 Applications
21.4503 Determination of loan amount
21.4504 Promissory note
21.4505 Check delivery
21.4507 Advertising

Subpart F-1 Removed

Subpart F-2 Removed

Subpart F-3 Service Members Occupational Conversion and Training Program (Removed)

21.4800

Subpart G Post Vietnam Era Veterans' Educational Assistance Under 38 U.S.C. Chapter 32

Administrative

21.5001 - Administration of benefits: 38 U.S.C. Chapter 32

General

21.5020 Post-Vietnam era veterans' educational assistance
21.5021 Definitions
21.5022 Eligibility under more than one program
21.5023 Nonduplication; Federal programs

Claims and Applications

21.5030 Applications, claims, and time limits

Eligibility

21.5040 Basic eligibility
21.5041 Periods of entitlement
21.5042 Extended period of eligibility

Participation

21.5050 Application requirements for participation
21.5052 Contribution requirements
21.5053 Restoration of contributions (Persian Gulf War)
21.5054 Dates of participation
21.5058 Resumption of participation
21.5060 - 21.5062 Disenrollment/Date of disenrollment
21.5064 Refund upon disenrollment
21.5065 Refunds without disenrollment
21.5066 - 21.5067 Suspension of participation/Death of participant

Entitlement

21.5070 - 21.5071 Entitlement/Months of entitlement allowed
21.5072 Entitlement charge
21.5076 Entitlement charge-overpayment cases
21.5078 Interruption to conserve entitlement

Counseling

21.5100 Counseling
21.5103 Travel expenses

Payments; Educational Assistance Allowance

21.5130 Payments; educational assistance allowance
21.5131 Educational assistance allowance
21.5132 Criteria used in determining benefit payments
21.5133 Certifications and release of payments
21.5134 Restrictions on paying benefits to servicepersons
21.5135 Advance payments
21.5136 Benefit payments-secondary school program
21.5137 Benefit Payments and Charges Against Entitlement for Taking an Approved Licensing or Certification Test
21.5138 Computation of benefit payments and monthly rates
21.5139 Computation of benefit payments for incarcerated individuals
21.5141 Tutorial assistance

State Approving Agencies

21.5150 State approving agencies

Schools

21.5200 Schools

Programs of Education

21.5230 Programs of education
21.5231 - 21.5232 Combination/Change of program

Courses

21.5250 Courses

Assessment and Pursuit of Course

21.5270 Assessment and pursuit of course

Educational Assistance Pilot Program

21.5290 Educational Assistance Pilot Program
21.5292 Reduced monthly contribution for certain individuals
21.5294 Transfer of entitlement
21.5296 Extended period of eligibility

Subpart H Educational Assistance Test Program

Establishment Educational Assistance Test Program

21.5701 Establishment of educational assistance test program
21.5703 Overview
21.5705 Transfer of authority

General

21.5720 Definitions
21.5725 Obtaining benefits

Claims and Applications

21.5730 Applications, claims and informal claims

Eligibility and Entitlement

21.5740 Eligibility
21.5741 Eligibility under more than one program
21.5742 Entitlement
21.5743 Transfer of entitlement
21.5744 Charges against entitlement
21.5745 Period of entitlement

Courses

21.5800 Courses

Certifications

21.5810 Certifications of enrollment
21.5812 Reports of withdrawals and terminations of attendance and changes in training time
21.5816 False or fraudulent claims

Payment-Educational Assistance and Subsistence Allowance

21.5820 Educational assistance
21.5822 Subsistence allowance
21.5824 Nonduplication: Federal programs
21.5828 - 21.5830 False or misleading statements/Payment of educational assistance
21.5831 Commencing date of subsistence allowance
21.5834 Discontinuance dates: General
21.5835 Specific discontinuance dates
21.5838 Overpayments

Measurement of Courses

21.5870 Measurement of courses

Administrative

21.5900 - 21.5901 Administration of benefits program-Chapter 107, Title 10, United States Code/Delegations of authority

Subpart I Temporary Program of Vocational Training for Certain New Pension Recipients

General

21.6001 Temporary vocational training program for certain pension recipients
21.6005 Definitions
21.6010 Applicability of rules and administrative procedures under 38 U.S.C. chapter 31
21.6015 Claims and elections
21.6021 Nonduplication-38 U.S.C., chapters 30, 31, 32, 34 and 35

Basic Eligibility Requirements

21.6040 Eligibility for vocational training and employment assistance
21.6042 Entry, reentry and completion

Evaluation

21.6050 Participation of eligible veterans in an evaluation
21.6052 Evaluations
21.6054 Criteria for determining good employment potential
21.6056 Cooperation of the veteran in an evaluation
21.6058 Consequences of evaluation
21.6059 Limitations on the number of evaluations

Services and Assistance to Program Participants

21.6060 Services and assistance

Duration of Training

21.6070 Basic duration of a vocational training program
21.6072 Extending the duration of a vocational training program
21.6074 Computing the period of vocational training program participation

Individualized Written Rehabilitation Plan

21.6080 Requirement for an individualized written rehabilitation or employment assistance plan
21.6082 Completing the plan

Educational and Vocational Training Services

21.6120 Educational and vocational training services

Evaluation and Improvement of Rehabilitation Potential

21.6140 Evaluation and improvement of rehabilitation potential

Independent Living Services

21.6160 Independent living services

Case Status System

21.6180 Case status system

Supplies

21.6210 Supplies

Medical and Related Services

21.6240 Medical treatment, care and services
21.6242 Resources for provision of medical treatment, care and services

Entering Vocational Training

21.6282 Effective dates of induction into and termination of vocational training
21.6284 Reentrance into a training program
21.6290 Training resources

Rate of Pursuit

21.6310 Rate of pursuit

Authorization of Services

21.6320 Authorization of services under chapter 31 rules

Transportation Services

21.6370 Authorization of transportation services

Additional Applicable Regulations

21.6380 Additional applicable chapter 31 regulations

Coordination With the Adjudication Division

21.6420 Coordination with the Adjudication Division

Subpart J Temporary Program of Vocational Training and Rehabilitation

21.6501

General

21.6503 - 21.6505 - 21.6507 Definitions/Participation in the temporary program/Special benefits for qualified veterans under test program
21.6509 Notice to qualified veterans
21.6511 [Reserved]
21.6513 [Reserved]
21.6515 - 21.6517 - 21.6519 Formulation of rehabilitation plan/[Reserved]/Eligibility of qualified veterans for employment and counseling services
21.6521 Employment of qualified veterans
21.6523 Entry and reentry into a program of counseling and employment services under 38 U.S.C. 1504(a)(2) and (5)
21.6525 [Reserved]

Subpart K All Volunteer Force Educational Assistance Program (Montgomery GI Bill-Active Duty)

Establishment Educational Assistance Program

21.7000 Establishment of educational assistance program

Definitions

21.7020 Definitions

Claims and Applications

21.7030 Applications, claims and time limits
21.7032 Time limits for making elections

Eligibility

21.7040 Categories of basic eligibility
21.7042 Basic eligibility requirements
21.7044 Persons with eligibility under 38 U.S.C. chapter 34
21.7045 Eligibility based on involuntary separation, voluntary separation, or participation in the Post-Vietnam Era Veterans' Educational Assistance Program
21.7046 Eligibility for supplemental educational assistance
21.7050 Ending dates of eligibility
21.7051 Extended period of eligibility

Entitlement

21.7070 Entitlement
21.7072 Entitlement to basic educational assistance
21.7073 Entitlement for some individuals who establish eligibility during the open period or who establish eligibility before involuntary separation
21.7074 Entitlement to supplemental educational assistance
21.7075 Entitlement to Tuition Assistance Top Up
21.7076 Entitlement charges
21.7080 Transfer of Entitlement

Counseling

21.7100 Counseling
21.7103 Travel expenses

Programs of Education

21.7110 Selection of a program of education
21.7112 Programs of education combining two or more types of courses
21.7114 Change of program

Courses

21.7120 Courses included in programs of education
21.7122 Courses precluded
21.7124 Overcharges

Payments - Educational assistance

21.7130 Education Assistance
21.7131 Commencing dates
21.7133 Suspension or discontinuance of payments
21.7135 Discontinuance dates
21.7136 Rates of payment of basic educational assistance
21.7137 Rates of payment of basic educational assistance for individuals with remaining entitlement under 38 U.S.C. ch. 34
21.7138 Rates of supplemental educational assistance
21.7139 Conditions which result in reduced rates or no payment
21.7140 Certifications and release of payments
21.7141 Tutorial assistance
21.7142 Accelerated Payments
21.7143 Nonduplication of Educational Assistance
21.7144 Overpayments

Pursuit of Courses

21.7150 Pursuit of Course
21.7151 Advance Payment and Accelerated Payment Certifications
21.7152 Certification of enrollment
21.7153 Progress and conduct
21.7154 Pursuit and absences
21.7156 Other required reports
21.7158 - 21.7159 False, late or missing reports/Reporting fee

Course Assessment

21.7170 Course measurement
21.7172 Measurement of concurrent enrollments

State Approving Agencies

21.7200 State approving agencies

Approval of Courses

21.7220 Course approval
21.7222 Courses and enrollments which may not be approved
21.7280 Death benefit

Administrative

21.7301 - 21.7302 Delegations of authority/Finality of decisions
21.7303 - 21.7305 - 21.7307 Revision of decisions/Conflicting interests/Examination of records
21.7310 Civil rights
21.7320 Procedural protection; reduction following loss of dependent

Subpart L Educational Assistance for Members of the Selected Reserve

21.7500 Establishment and purpose of educational assistance program

Definitions

21.7520 Definitions

Claims and Applications

21.7530 Applications, claims and time limits

Eligibility

21.7540 Eligibility for educational assistance
21.7550 Ending dates of eligibility
21.7551 Extended period of eligibility

Entitlement

21.7570 Entitlement
21.7576 Entitlement charges

Counseling

21.7600 Counseling

Programs of Education

21.7603 - 21.7610 Travel expenses/Selection of a program of education
21.7612 - 21.7614 Programs of education combining two or more types of courses/Changes of program

Courses

21.7620 Courses included in programs of education
21.7622 Courses precluded
21.7624 Overcharges and restrictions on enrollment

Payments - Educational Assistance

21.7631 Commencing dates
21.7633 Suspension or discontinuance of payments
21.7635 Discontinuance dates
21.7636 Rates of payment
21.7639 Conditions which result in reduced rates or no payment
21.7640 Release of payments
21.7642 Nonduplication of educational assistance
21.7644 Overpayments

Pursuit of Courses and Required Reports

21.7650 Pursuit
21.7652 Certifications of enrollment and verification of pursuit
21.7653 Progress, conduct, and attendance
21.7654 Pursuit and absences
21.7656 Other required reports from institutions of higher learning
21.7658 - 21.7659 False, late or missing reports/Reporting fee

Course Assessment

21.7670 Measurement of courses leading to a standard, undergraduate college degree
21.7672 Measurement of courses not leading to a standard college degree
21.7673 Measurement of concurrent enrollment
21.7674 Measurement of practical training courses

State Approving Agencies

21.7700 State approving agencies

Approval of Courses

21.7720 Course approval
21.7722 Courses and enrollments which may not be approved

Administrative

21.7801 - 21.7802 Delegation of authority/Finality of decisions
21.7803 - 21.7805 - 21.7807 Revision of decisions/Conflicting interests/Examination of records

Subpart M Vocational Training and Rehabilitation for Vietnam Veterans' Children with Spina Bifida

General

21.8010 Vocational training program for certain Vietnam veterans' children with spina bifida
21.8012 Definitions and abbreviations
21.8014 Application
21.8015 Notification by VA of necessary information or evidence when a claim is filed; time for claimant response and VA action: and VA's duty to assist claimants in obtaining evidence
21.8016 Nonduplication of benefits

Basic Entitlement Requirements

21.8020 Entitlement to vocational training and employment assistance
21.8022 Entry and reentry

Evaluation

21.8030 - 21.8032 Requirement for evaluation of child/Evaluations

Services and Assistance to Program Participants

21.8050 Scope of training, services, and assistance

Duration of Training

21.8070 Basic duration of a vocational training program
21.8072 Authorizing training, services, and assistance beyond the initial individualized written plan of vocational rehabilitation
21.8074 Computing the period for vocational training program participation

Individualized Written Plan of Vocational Rehabilitation

21.8080 Requirement for an individualized written plan of vocational rehabilitation
21.8082 Inability of child to complete individualized written plan of vocational rehabilitation or achieve vocational goal

Counseling

21.8100 Counseling

Vocational Training, Services, and Assistance

21.8120 Vocational training, services, and assistance

Evaluation and Improvement of Vocational Potential

21.8140 Evaluation and improvement of vocational potential

Supplies

21.8210 Supplies

Program Costs

21.8260 Training, services, and assistance costs

Vocational Training Program Entrance, Termination, and Resources

21.8280 - 21.8282 Effective date of induction into a vocational training program/Termination of a vocational training program
21.8284 - 21.8286 Additional vocational training/Training resources

Rate of Pursuit

21.8310 Rate of pursuit

Authorization of Services/Leaves of Absence

21.8320 - 21.8340 Authorization of services/Leaves of absence

Satisfactory Conduct and Cooperation

21.8360 Satisfactory conduct and cooperation

Transportation Services

21.8370 Authorization of transportation services

Additional Applicable Regulations/Delegation of Authority

21.8380 - 21.8410 Additional applicable regulations/Delegation of authority

Subpart N - Reserved

Subpart O - Reserved

Subpart P - Post 9/11 GI Bill

Introduction

21.9500 Introduction

Definitions

21.9505 Definitions

Claims and Applications

21.9510 Claims and Applications

Eligibility

21.9520 Basic Eligibility
21.9525 Eligibility for increased and supplemental educational assistance
21.9530 Eligibility time limit
21.9535 Extended period of eligibility

Entitlement

21.9550 Entitlement
21.9555 Entitlement to supplemental educational assistance
21.9560 Entitlement charges

Transfer of Entitlement to Basic Educational Assistance to Dependents

21.9570 Transfer of entitlement

Counseling

21.9580 Counseling
21.9585 Travel Expenses

Approved Programs of Education Courses

21.9590 Approved programs of education and courses
21.9600 Overcharges

Payments-Educational Assistance

21.9620 Educational Assistance
21.9625 Beginning Dates
21.9630 Suspension or discontinuance of payments
21.9635 Discontinuance dates
21.9640 Rates of payment of educational assistance
21.9645 Refund of basic contribution to chapter 30
21.9650 Increase in educational assistance
21.9655 Rates of Supplemental educational assistance
21.9660 Rural relocation benefit
21.9665 Reimbursement for licensing or certification tests
21.9670 Work-study allowance
21.9675 Conditions that result in reduced rates or no payment
21.9680 Certifications and release of payments
21.9685 Tutorial Assistance
21.9690 Nonduplication of educational assistance
21.9695 Overpayments
21.9700 Yellow ribbon program

Pursuit of Courses

21.9710 Pursuit
21.9715 Advance payment certification
21.9720 Certification of enrollment
21.9725 Progress and conduct
21.9735 Other required reports
21.9740 False, late, or missing reports
21.9745 Reporting fee

Course Assessment

21.9750 Course measurement

Approval of Programs of Education

21.9765 Program of education approval

Administrative

21.9770 Administrative