HR 1240

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 1240

To promote industry growth and competitiveness and to improve worker training, retention, and advancement, and for other purposes.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 29, 2011

Mr. LOEBSACK (for himself and Mr. PLATTS) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce


A BILL

To promote industry growth and competitiveness and to improve worker training, retention, and advancement, and for other purposes.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. INDUSTRY OR SECTOR PARTNERSHIP GRANT.

`SEC. 171A. INDUSTRY OR SECTOR PARTNERSHIP GRANT PROGRAM.

`(aa) the non-Federal share requirement described in subparagraph (D)(i)(III); and

`(bb) for the second and third year of the grant period, the non-Federal share amount the eligible entity provided for the preceding year of the grant; and

`(aa) dislocated workers;

`(bb) women in nontraditional occupations; and

`(cc) individuals with barriers to employment, such as job seekers who--

`(AA) are economically disadvantaged;

`(BB) have limited English proficiency;

`(CC) require remedial education;

`(DD) are older workers;

`(EE) are individuals who have completed a sentence for a criminal offense; and

`(FF) have other barriers to employment;

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