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S.2269: Promoting Partnerships to Transform Opportunities Act

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about labor and employment
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Sponsor Tom Udall, D-N.M.
Total Cosponsors 0
Introduced April 29, 2014
Latest Major Action April 29, 2014
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Bill Summary

Promoting Partnerships to Transform Opportunities Act - Amends the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 to direct the Secretary of Labor to make competitive grants to, or enter into contracts or cooperative agreements with, eligible institutions, preferably in partnership with a nonprofit organization, to provide support services, job training, and education to individuals with multiple barriers to employment, including underrepresented minorities, to help prepare them to enter the workforce.

Defines "eligible institution" to mean a historically Black college or university, a Hispanic-serving Institution, a Tribal College or University, or a Predominantly Black Institution.

Requires an eligible institution to submit a program plan to the Secretary in order to receive a grant or enter into such a contract or cooperative agreement.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
April 29, 2014 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.