H.R. 2842 - Accelerating Individuals into the Workforce Act

Bill Text

    Rules Committee Print 115-22 PDF XML

    Showing the text of H.R. 2842 as ordered reported by the Committee on Ways and Means

    Text of H.R. 2842 PDF XML

    Accelerating Individuals into the Workforce Act (as reported) 

    H. Rept. 115-185 PDF

    Report from the Committee on Ways and Means 

Rule Information

REPORTED BY VOICE VOTE on Wednesday, June 21, 2017.

Agreed to by record vote of 233-179, after agreeing to the previous questions by record vote of 226-184 on Thursday, June 22, 2017.

MANAGERS: Cole/Hastings

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 Ways and Means.

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

4. Makes in order as original text for purpose of amendment an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 115-22 and provides that it shall be considered as read.

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

6. Makes in order only those further 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.

9. Section 2 provides that it shall be in order at any time on the legislative day of June 22, 2017, for the Speaker to entertain motions that the House suspend the rules relating to the bill H.R. 2353, the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act.

Amendments (click headers to sort)

#Version #Sponsor(s)PartySummaryStatus
13Version 1Bonamici (OR), Davis, Susan (CA)DemocratLate Requires states to coordinate the subsidized employment program authorized in the bill with other federal workforce development programs, including the Federal Work Study Program. Made In Order
6Version 1Bost (IL)RepublicanEnsures 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.Made In Order
1Version 1Cardenas , Tony (CA)DemocratAdds 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.Submitted
12Version 1Davidson (OH)RepublicanLate 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.Made In Order
2Version 1Foxx (NC)RepublicanEncourages 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.Made In Order
3Version 1Khanna (CA)DemocratDirects HHS to measure the effect of training and credentialing in its evaluation to the public and recommendations to Congress.Made In Order
7Version 1Kilmer (WA)DemocratAdds 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. Submitted
8Version 1Kilmer (WA)DemocratRequires 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. Submitted
9Version 1Kilmer (WA), Valadao (CA)Bi-PartisanRequires the Secretary to address employment-related challenges in rural areas and among members of federally recognized Indian tribes in the recommendations provided to Congress. Made In Order
10Version 1Kilmer (WA)DemocratAdds an eligibility requirement limiting recipients to those residing in a county with an unemployment rate equal or greater than 150% of the national average. Submitted
11Version 1Krishnamoorthi (IL), Smucker (PA)Bi-PartisanRequires states to report on the number of individuals who are in a career that matches their training.Made In Order
4Version 1Moore, Gwen (WI)DemocratProvides that individuals with significant barriers to hiring are prioritized in employment projects. Submitted
5Version 1Moore, Gwen (WI)DemocratProvides that data on subsidized employment be disaggregated to demonstrate ex-offender participation and success rates. Submitted