HR 1901

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 1901

To create and encourage the creation of jobs for youth, and for other purposes.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 13, 2011

Mr. RUSH (for himself, Ms. JACKSON LEE of Texas, Ms. FUDGE, Ms. NORTON, Mr. ELLISON, Mr. TOWNS, Mr. DAVIS of Illinois, Mr. HASTINGS of Florida, and Mr. FRANK of Massachusetts) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, Natural Resources, and Oversight and Government Reform, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned


A BILL

To create and encourage the creation of jobs for youth, and for other purposes.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE; TABLE OF CONTENTS.

TITLE I--PROGRAMS FOR THE EMPLOYMENT OF YOUTH AND OTHER WORKERS

TITLE II--TAX INCENTIVES FOR THE EMPLOYMENT OF YOUTH AND OTHER WORKERS

TITLE III--PREFERENCE FOR YOUTH EMPLOYMENT IN FEDERAL JOBS AND IN THE PERFORMANCE OF FEDERAL CONTRACTS

TITLE I--PROGRAMS FOR THE EMPLOYMENT OF YOUTH AND OTHER WORKERS

SEC. 101. DEFINITION OF DISCONNECTED YOUTH.

`SEC. 165. DEFINITION OF DISCONNECTED YOUTH.

SEC. 102. NEW PROGRAMS FOR EMPLOYMENT OF DISCONNECTED YOUTH AND OTHER WORKERS.

`SEC. 173B. SUMMER JOBS FOR DISCONNECTED YOUTH.

`SEC. 173C. STATE EMPLOYMENT PROGRAMS.

`SEC. 173D. ON-THE-JOB TRAINING FOR DISCONNECTED YOUTH.

SEC. 103. NATIONAL PUBLIC SERVICE EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM.

`SEC. 173E. NATIONAL PUBLIC SERVICE EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM.

SEC. 104. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.

TITLE II--TAX INCENTIVES FOR THE EMPLOYMENT OF YOUTH AND OTHER WORKERS

SEC. 201. EXTENSION OF WORK OPPORTUNITY TAX CREDIT.

SEC. 202. EXPANSION OF ELIGIBILITY FOR WORK OPPORTUNITY TAX CREDIT.

SEC. 203. EXTENSION OF EMPOWERMENT ZONE DESIGNATIONS.

SEC. 204. DISCONNECTED YOUTH EMPLOYMENT CREDIT.

`SEC. 45S. DISCONNECTED YOUTH EMPLOYMENT CREDIT.

TITLE III--PREFERENCE FOR YOUTH EMPLOYMENT IN FEDERAL JOBS AND IN THE PERFORMANCE OF FEDERAL CONTRACTS

SEC. 301. PREFERENCE FOR HIRING YOUTH PARK AND FORESTRY WORKERS.

SEC. 302. PREFERENCE FOR FEDERAL CONTRACTS WITH EMPLOYERS OFFERING YOUTH APPRENTICESHIPS.

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