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

Summaries Derived from Information Provided by Sponsors

Listed in Alphabetical Order

June 21, 2017 10:01 AM

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Bonamici (OR)


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)


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)


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)


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)


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)


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

Kilmer (WA)


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)


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)


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)


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)


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

Moore, Gwen (WI)


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

Moore, Gwen (WI)


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