SUMMARY OF AMENDMENTS SUBMITTED TO THE RULES COMMITTEE ON H.R. 27 - JOB TRAINING IMPROVEMENT ACT OF 2005

SUMMARY OF AMENDMENTS SUBMITTED TO THE RULES COMMITTEE ON
H.R. 27 - JOB TRAINING IMPROVEMENT ACT OF 2005

(in alphabetical order)

SUMMARY OF AMENDMENTS
(summaries derived from information provided by sponsors)

Hastings (FL) #8
Increases the total percentage of funds allocated directly to local areas and local workplace development boards under the Comprehensive Program for Adults to 85%.

Holt #7
Increases authorization by $750 million for job training programs under WIA.

Kildee #3
Creates a separate authorization for infrastructure funding of one stop centers.

Kildee #4
Strikes the provisions regarding Personal Reemployment Accounts.

Scott/Woolsey/VanHollen / Edwards/Nadler #5
Strikes the provision that protects the hiring rights of faith-based organizations when they participate in WIA program.

Tancredo #12
Creates a “legal presence” requirement for any person participating in the Migrant Seasonal Farmworker Programs. LATE

Tierney #5
Strikes the provisions that would consolidate the funding of Adult, Dislocated Worker, and Employment Service.

Tierney #6
Maintains current law in terms of funding for in-school youth.

Velazquez #10
Allows unemployed workers to use their Personal Reemployment Account funds to cover the borrower guarantee costs of 7(a) loans. LATE

Velazquez # 11
Adds projects that promote entrepreneurship development and small business ownership programs to the list of possible demonstration and pilot programs. LATE -WITHDRAWN

Wu # 1
Eliminates youth challenge grants and methodology for distribution of youth funds to states.

Wu # 2
Restores youth activities eligibility funding for 14-16 years old age group.

* Summaries derived from information submitted by the amendment sponsors.