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H.R. 803 - SKILLS Act

Bill Text

  • Text of H.R. 803 PDF XML

    SKILLS Act

  • Text of Rules Committee Print 113-4 PDF XML

    showing the text of H.R. 803 as ordered reported by the Committee on Education and the Workforce

  • H. Rept. 113-14 Part 1 PDF XML

    Report from the Committee on Education and the Workforce

Rule Information

COMMITTEE ACTION:
REPORTED BY VOICE VOTE on Wednesday, March 13, 2013.

FLOOR ACTION ON H. RES. 113: 
Adopted by record vote of 226-191, after agreeing to the previous question by record vote of 225-191, on Thursday, March 14, 2013. 

MANAGERS: Foxx/Polis

1. Structured rule.

2. Provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Education and the Workforce.

3. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.

4. Makes in order as original text for purposes of amendment the amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 113-4 and provides that it shall be considered as read.

5. Waives all points of order against the amendment in the nature of a substitute.

6. Makes in order only those amendments printed in the Rules Committee report. Each such amendment may be offered only in the order printed in the report, may be offered only by a Member designated in the report, shall be considered as read, shall be debatable for the time specified in the report equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, shall not be subject to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question.

7. Waives all points of order against the amendments printed in the report.

8. Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

Amendments

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#Version #Sponsor(s)PartySummaryStatus
1Version 2Black (TN)RepublicanRevised Expresses a sense of Congress that any administrative costs to federal, state, or local entities as a result of this act be off-set by funds currently being used for marketing and outreach at the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).Made In Order
10Version 1DelBene (WA)DemocratWithdrawn Strikes the sections that modify composition requirements for state and local workforce investment boards, maintaining the current composition requirements as prescribed in law. Withdrawn
9Version 1Foxx (NC)RepublicanMANAGER'S Provides an application process for local or regional boards to be designated as a local workforce investment area, authorizes GAO to complete two studies related to Workforce Investment Act programs, and makes technical and clarifying amendments. Made In Order
3Version 1Gallego, Pete (TX)DemocratAdds advanced manufacturing in the state and local plans sections to assist American Veterans obtain better job opportunities in that field. Made In Order
5Version 1Garrett (NJ)RepublicanWithdrawn Increases the frequency of reports to Congress that evaluate programs covered by this legislation. If reports due to Congress are not transmitted on or before the time period specified for that report, amounts authorized to be appropriated under this title shall be reduced by 10 percent for the next fiscal year and each subsequent fiscal year.Withdrawn
6Version 2Garrett (NJ)RepublicanRevised Requires that if reports due to Congress that evaluate the programs that are covered by this legislation are not transmitted on or before the time period specified for that report, amounts authorized to be appropriated under this title shall be reduced by 10 percent for the next fiscal year and reduced by an additional 10 percent for each subsequent fiscal year until such report is transmitted to Congress.Made In Order
4Version 1Gibson (NY)RepublicanProvides states with increased flexibility to reduce the size of their state workforce boards. While doing so, the amendment preserves provisions in underlying statute that require representation from groups such as labor unions and community colleges. Submitted
11Version 1Kilmer, Derek (WA)DemocratWithdrawn Provides states with authority to facilitate training to unemployed individuals seeking to meet the demands of the cyber security sector. Withdrawn
2Version 1McKinley (WV)RepublicanProvides on the job training for economically disadvantaged areas (median household income of $40,000 or less). Increases funding for extremely disadvantaged areas (median household income of $32,000 or less.Submitted
12Version 1Noem (SD)RepublicanWithdrawn Increases the Secretary’s reservation from 1 to 2 percent for Native American, Native Alaskan, and Native Hawaiian employment and training services.Withdrawn
7Version 1Scott, Bobby (VA)DemocratWithdrawn Stipulates that 25% of the funds allotted to states be spent on youth training activities; further stipulates that 50% of that 25% be spent on programs targeting at-risk youth, such as high school drop-outs. Withdrawn
13Version 1Tierney (MA), Hinojosa (TX), Miller, George (CA)DemocratSUBSTITUTE Reauthorizes the Workforce Investment Act in a responsible way that ensures workers can obtain jobs and build careers through strategic partnerships and enables businesses to identify and hire qualified personnel to grow and continue our economic recovery. Made In Order
8Version 1Young, Don (AK), Cole (OK), Noem (SD)RepublicanChanges the percentage of authorized State Allotment funding set aside for American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian employment and training grants. It replaces a provision that limits the set aside to no more than 1 percent of total funding with a fixed 1 percent guarantee.Made In Order