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H.R.798: Workforce Investment Act of 2013

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Sponsor John F. Tierney, D-Mass.
Total Cosponsors 56 (56 Democrats, 1 Independent)
Introduced Feb. 15, 2013
Latest Major Action April 23, 2013
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Bill Summary

Workforce Investment Act of 2013 - Amends the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 (WIA) to revise requirements and reauthorize appropriations for: (1) WIA title I, workforce investment systems for job training and employment services; and (2) WIA title II, adult education and family literacy education programs.

Revises member composition of state and local workforce investment boards to require at least 20% of the board be composed of representatives of the workforce within the state.

Revises requirements for a five-year state worker investment plan.

Revises requirements for the state unified plan for adult education and literacy programs.

Revises requirements for: (1) local workforce investment areas, boards, and plans; (2) one-stop delivery systems; and (3) the allotment of federal funds among states for statewide youth (including disadvantaged youth) activities and statewide workforce investment activities, Native American workforce investment program...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
April 23, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training.
Feb. 15, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.