H.R. 803: SKILLS Act
Sponsor: Rep Foxx, Virginia [NC-5] (introduced 2/25/2013) Cosponsors (23)
Related Bills: H.RES.113
An amendment numbered 1 printed in House Report 113-16 to provide an application process for local or regional boards to be designated as a local workforce investment area, authorizes GAO to complete two studies related to Workforce Investment Act programs, and makes technical and clarifying amendments.
An amendment numbered 2 printed in House Report 113-16 to advance manufacturing in the state and local plans sections to assist American Veterans obtain better job opportunities in that field.
An amendment numbered 3 printed in House Report 113-16 to change the percentage of authorized State Allotment funding set aside for American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian employment and training grants. It replaces a provision that limits the set aside to no more than 1 percent of total funding with a fixed 1 percent guarantee.
An amendment numbered 4 printed in House Report 113-16 to express a sense of Congress that any administrative costs to federal, state, or local entities as a result of this act be off-set by funds currently being used for marketing and outreach at the United States Department of Agriculture.
An substitute amendment numbered 6 printed in House Report 113-16 to reauthorize the Workforce Investment Act in a responsible way th at ensures workers can obtain jobs and build careers through strategic partnerships and enables businesses to identify and hire qualified personnel to grow and continue our economic recovery.
House passes bill streamlining federal jobs programs bit.ly/10Xwg9V— GovTop Network (@GovTop) March 15, 2013