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S.804: Careers through Responsive, Efficient, and Effective Retraining Act
About this Bill
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|Sponsor||Rob Portman, R-Ohio|
|Total Cosponsors||1 (All Democrats)|
|Introduced||April 24, 2013|
|Latest Major Action||April 24, 2013|
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- Bill introduced in the Senate
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Careers through Responsive, Efficient, and Effective Retraining Act - Amends the Workforce Investment Act of 1988, with respect to funds for statewide youth activities which are allocated to a local area for eligible youth seeking assistance in achieving academic and employment success, to require the use of such funds for training programs, with priority consideration given to those that lead to an industry-recognized, nationally portable, and regionally relevant credential.
Requires the operator of a state one-stop system for delivery of training services to adults and dislocated workers also to give priority consideration to training programs that lead to the same kind of credential.
Requires the program of a provider of training services that leads to such a credential to meet quality criteria as established by the state governor (which may be accreditation by a state-recognized, third party accrediting agency).
Directs the Secretary of Labor to establish...
(Source: Congressional Research Service)
|April 24, 2013||Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.|