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S.882: WILL 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 Jack Reed, D-R.I.
Total Cosponsors 1 (All Republicans)
Introduced May 7, 2013
Latest Major Action May 7, 2013
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Bill Summary

Workforce Investments through Local Libraries Act or WILL Act - Amends the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 to define "digital literacy skills" to mean the skills associated with using technology to enable users to find, evaluate, organize, create, and communicate information.

Revises requirements for member composition of state and local workforce investment boards to include heads of public libraries.

Requires state workforce investment plans to include a description of the procedures states will take to assure coordination of and avoid duplication among employment and training activities, and adult education and literacy activities, provided by public libraries. Requires local workforce investment plans similarly to describe how local boards will coordinate investment activities carried out in the local area with such activities provided by public libraries.

Allows a human resource program operated by a one-stop partner to include programs of em...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

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