HR 1106

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 1106

To establish the Social Work Reinvestment Commission to provide independent counsel to Congress and the Secretary of Health and Human Services on policy issues associated with recruitment, retention, research, and reinvestment in the profession of social work, and for other purposes.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 15, 2011

Mr. TOWNS (for himself, Ms. LEE of California, Mr. PAYNE, Mr. MCGOVERN, Mr. JACKSON of Illinois, Ms. MOORE, Mrs. MALONEY, Mr. GUTIERREZ, Ms. NORTON, Mr. COURTNEY, Mr. KILDEE, Ms. SCHAKOWSKY, Mr. GRIJALVA, Ms. CLARKE of New York, Ms. FUDGE, Mr. COHEN, Mrs. CHRISTENSEN, Mr. CONNOLLY of Virginia, Ms. SCHWARTZ, Ms. RICHARDSON, Mr. HOLT, Ms. KAPTUR, Mr. MICHAUD, Mr. LEWIS of Georgia, Mr. RUSH, Mr. THOMPSON of Mississippi, Mrs. NAPOLITANO, Mr. FILNER, Mr. RANGEL, and Mr. CLEAVER) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce


A BILL

To establish the Social Work Reinvestment Commission to provide independent counsel to Congress and the Secretary of Health and Human Services on policy issues associated with recruitment, retention, research, and reinvestment in the profession of social work, and for other purposes.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE; TABLE OF CONTENTS.

TITLE I--SOCIAL WORK REINVESTMENT COMMISSION

TITLE II--REINVESTMENT GRANT PROGRAMS TO SUPPORT SOCIAL WORK PROFESSION

SEC. 2. FINDINGS.

SEC. 3. DEFINITIONS.

TITLE I--SOCIAL WORK REINVESTMENT COMMISSION

SEC. 101. ESTABLISHMENT OF COMMISSION.

SEC. 102. APPOINTMENT OF COMMISSION MEMBERS.

SEC. 103. PURPOSES AND DUTIES OF COMMISSION.

SEC. 104. POWERS OF THE COMMISSION.

SEC. 105. COMPENSATION FOR COMMISSION MEMBERS.

SEC. 106. TERMINATION OF THE COMMISSION.

SEC. 107. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.

TITLE II--REINVESTMENT GRANT PROGRAMS TO SUPPORT SOCIAL WORK PROFESSION

SEC. 201. WORKPLACE IMPROVEMENT GRANTS.

SEC. 202. RESEARCH GRANTS.

SEC. 203. EDUCATION AND TRAINING GRANTS.

SEC. 204. COMMUNITY-BASED PROGRAMS OF EXCELLENCE GRANTS.

SEC. 205. NATIONAL COORDINATING CENTER.

SEC. 206. MULTIMEDIA OUTREACH CAMPAIGN.

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