S.1117: Reengaging Americans in Serious Education by Uniting Programs Act

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about education
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Sponsor Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich.
Total Cosponsors 3 (2 Democrats, 1 Independent)
Introduced June 7, 2013
Latest Major Action June 7, 2013
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Bill Summary

Reengaging Americans in Serious Education by Uniting Programs Act - Directs the Secretary of Labor to award competitive, renewable, five-year grants to eligible partnerships to assist them in providing disconnected youth with the support needed to: (1) attain a secondary school diploma or its recognized equivalent; (2) attain a postsecondary credential, including those offered by institutions of higher education, industry groups, or registered apprenticeship programs; and (3) secure and succeed in a family-supporting career.

Requires each eligible partnership to consist of entities or individuals qualified to represent the community assisted, including: (1) the head of the local government, (2) a local educational agency, (3) a local workforce system, (4) a representative from certain state and local service agencies serving young people, (5) an institution of higher education, (6) a representative of a community-based organization, (7) a representative from business or i...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
June 7, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.