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H.R.1656: To amend the Wagner-Peyser Act to include the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands in the employment services provided under that Act.

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Sponsor Gregorio 'Kilili' Camacho Sablan, D-Northern Marina Islands
Total Cosponsors 0
Introduced April 18, 2013
Latest Major Action July 8, 2013
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Bill Summary

Amends the Wagner-Peyser Act to include the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands in the Department of Labor's program of providing public employment services through a one-stop services delivery system.

Directs the Secretary of Labor to allot to the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands an amount equal to the allotment percentage Guam received for employment services under the Act in FY1983.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 8, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training.
April 18, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.