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H.R.497: America Works Act
About this Bill
|This bill was introduced in the||113th Congress|
|This bill is primarily about||labor and employment|
|You can||read the bill|
|Sponsor||Lou Barletta, R-Pa.|
|Total Cosponsors||23 (12 Democrats, 11 Republicans)|
|Introduced||Feb. 5, 2013|
|Latest Major Action||April 23, 2013|
|See it on||GovTrack|
|See it on||C-SPAN|
- Bill introduced in the House
- Bill passed in the House
- Bill passed in the Senate
- Bill signed into law
America Works Act - Amends the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 to require state or local workforce investment systems to use youth activities funds for programs that provide training, which may include priority consideration for training programs that lead to recognized postsecondary credentials aligned with in-demand occupations or industries in the local area involved.
Authorizes the operator and employees of a one-stop center, in assisting individuals in selecting programs of training services, to give priority consideration to such programs.
Revises eligibility requirements for providers of training services and providers of youth activities for such programs. Requires programs of training services and youth activities programs that lead to a recognized postsecondary credential to meet quality criteria established by the state governor.
Amends the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 and the Trade Act of 1974 to require the same pri...
(Source: Congressional Research Service)
|April 23, 2013||Referred to the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training.|
|April 23, 2013||Referred to the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education.|
|Feb. 14, 2013||Referred to the Subcommittee on Trade.|
|Feb. 5, 2013||Referred to House Ways and Means|
|Feb. 5, 2013||Referred to House Education and the Workforce|