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H.R. 7048 - Empowering Individuals to Succeed Through Education and Workforce Training Act

Sponsor: Adam Smith (D)
Introduced: 2018-10-05
Bill Status: Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.
 
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115th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 7048


    To amend the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act to establish a fund to provide support services for individuals participating in certain training activities under such Act.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

October 5, 2018

    Mr. Smith of Washington introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce


A BILL

    To amend the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act to establish a fund to provide support services for individuals participating in certain training activities under such Act.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Empowering Individuals to Succeed Through Education and Workforce Training Act”.

SEC. 2. Supportive services training fund.

Subtitle D of chapter 4 of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (29 U.S.C. 3206) is amended—

(1) by redesignating section 172 as section 173; and

(2) by adding after section 171 the following new section:

“SEC. 172. Supportive services training fund.

“(a) Establishment of a supportive services training fund.—From the amounts appropriated to carry out this section, the Secretary shall award competitive grants to local boards, a consortium of local boards, or a State board acting on behalf of or in partnership with a consortium of local boards to provide support services for individuals participating in training activities covered under section 134(c)(3) of title I and section 231 of title II of this Act.

“(b) Application.—To receive a grant under this subsection a local board shall submit to the Secretary an application describing how the local board (or State board) plans to partner with other organizations to provide specific support services, and in such manner, at such time, and containing such information as the Secretary may require.

“(c) Use of funds.—

“(1) PARTICIPANT ELIGIBILITY.—Individuals participating in training services covered under section 134(c)(3) of title I or section 231 of title II of this Act are eligible to receive support services provided under this section.

“(2) QUALIFIED SUPPORT SERVICES.—Support services to be provided under this section are those described in section 3(59) of the this Act, or other support services not covered under such section that a grantee identifies as important for an individual to successfully complete training services covered under this section.

“(d) Amount.—The amount of an individual grant awarded under this section shall not exceed more than $2,000,000 per year.

“(e) Authorization of appropriations.—There are authorized to be appropriated such sums as may be necessary to carry out this Act.”.

SEC. 3. Authorization of appropriations.

Section 173 in subtitle D of chapter 4 of such Act (as so redesignated) is amended by adding at the end the following:

“(g) Supportive services training fund.—There are authorized to be appropriated to carry out section 172 such sums as may be necessary.”.


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