Summary of Amendments Submitted to the Rules Committee for H.R. 2842 - Accelerating Individuals into the Workforce Act

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Listed in Alphabetical Order

June 21, 2017 10:01 AM

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Bonamici (OR)

#13

LATE Requires states to coordinate the subsidized employment program authorized in the bill with other federal workforce development programs, including the Federal Work Study Program.

Bost (IL)

#6

Ensures that states include in their applications how they will use the funds to help individuals who have been displaced or relocated from a public housing authority to an alternative public housing facility or placed on rental assistance.

Cárdenas , Tony (CA)

#1

Adds to the report requirement in section 5 to describe efforts by the State that addresses issues relating to the impact of a parent’s work schedule on access to affordable child care, and whether any eligible recipients exited the employment program as a result of such issues.

Davidson (OH)

#12

LATE Directs states to include in their end of the fiscal year report the number of recipients who received additional federal or state means-tested benefits during their subsidized employment.

Foxx (NC)

#2

Encourages better coordination with state workforce development efforts and adds to the reporting requirements in Section 5 to describe efforts by the State to ensure nondisplacement and establish grievance procedures.

Khanna (CA)

#3

Directs HHS to measure the effect of training and credentialing in its evaluation to the public and recommendations to Congress.

Kilmer (WA)

#7

Adds a reporting requirement to highlight the number of recipients who received a subsidy in each occupation category and adds a requirement for the Secretary to recommend how to address challenges in each occupation category.

Kilmer (WA)

#8

Requires the Secretary to include recommendations to how to improve the opportunity of dislocated workers to receive job training for in-demand industry jobs including cybersecurity.

Kilmer (WA)

#9

Requires the Secretary to address employment-related challenges in rural areas and among members of federally recognized Indian tribes in the recommendations provided to Congress.

Kilmer (WA)

#10

Adds an eligibility requirement limiting recipients to those residing in a county with an unemployment rate equal or greater than 150% of the national average.

Krishnamoorthi (IL), Smucker (PA)

#11

Requires states to report on the number of individuals who are in a career that matches their training.

Moore, Gwen (WI)

#4

Provides that individuals with significant barriers to hiring are prioritized in employment projects.

Moore, Gwen (WI)

#5

Provides that data on subsidized employment be disaggregated to demonstrate ex-offender participation and success rates.