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S.1911: Supporting Knowledge and Investing in Lifelong Skills Act
About this Bill
|You can||read the bill|
|Sponsor||Tim Scott, R-S.C.|
|Total Cosponsors||5 (All Republicans)|
|Introduced||Jan. 9, 2014|
|Latest Major Action||Jan. 9, 2014|
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- Bill introduced in the Senate
- Bill passed in the Senate
- Bill passed in the House
- Bill signed into law
SKILLS Act or Supporting Knowledge and Investing in Lifelong Skills Act - 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 requirements to: (1) eliminate representatives of labor organizations from state workforce investment boards, and (2) specify that representatives of business on a board represent large and small businesses each of which has immediate and long-term employment opportunities in an in-demand industry or other occupation important to the state economy.
Requires a state board to assist the state governor by developing: (1) policies and programs that support a comprehensive statewide workforce development system, and (2) a statewide workforce and labor market information system.
Revises requirements for: (1) a st...
(Source: Congressional Research Service)
|Jan. 9, 2014||Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.|