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REPORTED BY A RECORD VOTE of 8-3 on Tuesday, February 2, 2021.
1. Structured rule for H.R. 447.
2. Provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Education and Labor.
3. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.
4. Provides that the amendment printed in part A of the Rules Committee report shall be considered as adopted and the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read.
5. Waives all points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended.
6. Provides that following debate, each further amendment printed in part B of the Rules Committee report not earlier considered as part of amendments en bloc pursuant to section 3 shall be considered 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debatable for the time specified in the report equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, may be withdrawn by the proponent at any time before the question is put thereon, shall not be subject to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question.
7. Provides that at any time after debate the chair of the Committee on Education and Labor or his designee may offer amendments en bloc consisting of further amendments printed in part B of the Rules Committee report not earlier disposed of. Amendments en bloc shall be considered as read, shall be debatable for 20 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Education and Labor or their designees, shall not be subject to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question.
8. Waives all points of order against the amendments printed in the Rules Committee report or amendments en bloc described in section 3 of the resolution.
9. Provides one motion to recommit.
10. Closed rule for H. Con. Res. 11.
11. Provides three hours of general debate, with two hours equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on the Budget, and one hour, on the subject of economic goals and policies, divided and controlled by Representatives Beyer of Virginia and Schweikert of Arizona or their respective designees.
12. Waives all points of order against consideration of the concurrent resolution.
13. Provides that the amendment printed in part C of the Rules Committee report shall be considered as adopted and the concurrent resolution, as amended, shall be considered as read.
14. Waives all points of order against provisions in the concurrent resolution, as amended.
15. Provides that rule XXVIII (statutory limit on the public debt) shall not apply with respect to the adoption by the House of a concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 2021.
16. Provides that H.Res. 73 is hereby adopted.
17. Amends Clause 3(g)(3)(C) of rule II to read as follows: “(C) Upon receipt of an appeal pursuant to subdivision (B), the Committee on Ethics shall have 30 calendar days or five legislative days, whichever is later, to consider the appeal. The fine will be upheld unless the appeal is agreed to by a majority of the Committee. Upon a determination regarding the appeal or if no appeal has been filed at the expiration of the period specified as subdivision (B), the chair of the Committee on Ethics shall promptly notify the Member, Delegate, or the Resident Commissioner, the Speaker, the Sergeant-at-Arms, and the Chief Administrative Officer and make such notification publicly available. The Speaker shall promptly lay such notification before the House.”.
18. Amends section 4(a)(2) of H.Res. 38 to read as follows: “(2) a fine imposed pursuant to this section shall be treated as though imposed under clause 3(g) of rule II, and shall be administered as though pursuant to clause 4(d) of rule II, except that the time periods described in clause 3(g)(3)(C) of rule II shall not commence until the Committee on Ethics has adopted written rules, and the chair of the Committee on Ethics shall notify all Members, Delegates, or the Resident Commissioner with pending appeals upon such commencement.”.
19. Amends H. Res. 8, agreed to January 4, 2021 (as amended by H.Res. 41, agreed to January 13, 2021), by striking “February 11” each place that it appears and inserting “March 12”.
|1||Version 1||Moore (WI), Strickland (WA), Morelle (NY)||Democrat||Strengthens efforts to ensure that low-income individuals and others with barriers to employment are able to participate in apprenticeships, including in fields where such groups are underrepresented.||Made in Order|
|2||Version 1||Smith, Adam (WA), Langevin (RI)||Democrat||Allows pre-apprenticeship programs that receive grant funding under Title II to use funds to provide stipends to pre-apprentices for costs incurred during the pre-apprenticeship program such as housing, transportation, childcare, and other out-of-pocket expenses.||Made in Order|
|3||Version 1||Allen (GA)||Republican||Prohibits the bill from taking effect unless the Secretary determines that individuals will not lose work based learning opportunities.||Submitted|
|4||Version 1||Meng (NY), Strickland (WA), Morelle (NY)||Democrat||Includes user-friendly formats and languages that are easily accessible in efforts to promote youth apprenticeships and greater diversity in the national apprenticeship system. Includes the FCC under the Ex Officio nonvoting members section of the National Advisory Committee on Apprenticeships.||Made in Order|
|5||Version 1||Kilmer (WA), Fitzpatrick (PA)||Bi-Partisan||Adds "computer science" to the list of eligible programs for nontraditional apprenticeship industries or occupations.||Made in Order|
|6||Version 1||Lamb (PA), Taylor (TX), Adams (NC)||Bi-Partisan||Incorporates veterans into the underlying bill by: adding veterans service organizations (VSOs) to the list of partner organizations involved in the national apprenticeship system; adding VSOs to the entities that should be contacted for promoting and raising awareness about apprenticeship opportunities, and adding veteran status as one of the demographic identifiers for reporting on apprenticeships.||Made in Order|
|7||Version 1||Castro (TX)||Democrat||Adds "media and entertainment" to the list of eligible programs for nontraditional apprenticeship industries or occupations.||Made in Order|
|8||Version 1||Titus (NV), Bilirakis (FL), Brown (MD), Case (HI), Lee, Susie (NV), Murphy, Stephanie (FL), Peters (CA), Sablan (MP), Welch (VT), Horsford (NV)||Bi-Partisan||Adds "hospitality and tourism" to the list of eligible programs for nontraditional apprenticeship industries or occupations.||Made in Order|
|9||Version 1||Stefanik (NY)||Republican||Allows state registration agencies to waive certain program requirements for a small business or sponsor in a nontraditional apprenticeship industry who demonstrates a need for such a waiver. Requires registration agencies to review the waiver during the program’s one-year review and adds reporting on waivers to the annual state performance report.||Submitted|
|10||Version 1||Stefanik (NY)||Republican||SUBSTITUTE Provides authority for additional programs of work-based learning, strikes the establishment of the National Advisory Committee and interagency agreement, and provides additional flexibility for the state plan process.||Made in Order|
|11||Version 1||Keller (PA)||Republican||Requires all registered programs to establish standard ratios of apprentices to supervisors across occupations, striking the existing exemption for collective bargaining agreements.||Submitted|
|12||Version 1||Thompson, Glenn (PA)||Republican||Allows the Secretary of Labor to establish and administer programs under the national apprenticeship system and programs of work-based learning as the Secretary determines appropriate, which may include activities to respond to the COVID-19 public health emergency.||Submitted|
|13||Version 1||Torres, Ritchie (NY)||Democrat||Ensures that grants are awarded to encourage employer participation in apprenticeship programs that target individuals with language barriers (English language learners).||Made in Order|
|14||Version 2||Crow (CO), Clark, Katherine (MA)||Democrat||Revised Includes education and early childhood education occupations in the expansion of programs under the national apprenticeship system and ensures that individuals in these programs can access apprenticeship funds.||Made in Order|
|15||Version 2||Feenstra (IA)||Republican||Revised Includes the Department of Justice as an agency that the Office of Apprenticeship shall cooperate with in order to provide technical assistance in aligning the national apprenticeship system with mentorship programs in the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.||Made in Order|
|16||Version 1||Brown (MD)||Democrat||Clarifies the requirement in the State plan for describing apprenticeship opportunities in nontraditional apprenticeship industries or occupations.||Made in Order|
|17||Version 2||Higgins, Brian (NY)||Democrat||Revised Ensures that the technical assistance provided to grant recipients includes facilitating a forum for sharing best practices to improve overall outcomes and meet grant requirements.||Made in Order|
|18||Version 2||Escobar (TX)||Democrat||Revised Adds Job Corps to the list of Education and Training Providers, which allows Job Corps to qualify for apprenticeship grants or contracts that would support alignment between the national apprenticeship system and Job Corps and encourages the consideration of Job Corps as an education and training partner as apprenticeships are being developed. Also allows apprentices, pre-apprentices, or youth apprentices to use emergency grant funding, provided by the program they are participating in, to obtain internet access.||Made in Order|
|19||Version 1||Clark, Katherine (MA)||Democrat||Withdrawn Adds "child care" to the list of eligible programs for nontraditional apprenticeship industries or occupations.||Withdrawn|
|20||Version 2||Trone (MD)||Democrat||Revised Directs the Office of Apprenticeship to coordinate with the Attorney General and Bureau of Prisons to support the establishment and expansion of pre-apprenticeship and apprenticeship programs in all Federal correctional institutions, to offer technical assistance for State prison systems and employers seeking to operate or improve corrections-based pre-apprenticeship or apprenticeship programs, and to support the successful transition of individuals in correctional institutions to pre-apprenticeship or apprenticeship programs upon exiting from correctional settings.||Made in Order|
|21||Version 1||Strickland (WA)||Democrat||Requires the Office of Apprenticeship to disseminate best practices to recruit nontraditional apprenticeship populations, women, minorities, long-term unemployed, individuals with a disability, individuals recovering from substance abuse disorders, veterans, military spouses, individuals experiencing homelessness, individuals impacted by the criminal or juvenile justice system, and foster and former foster youth.||Made in Order|
|22||Version 1||Ocasio-Cortez (NY), Bush, Cori (MO), Tlaib (MI), Barragán (CA)||Democrat||Withdrawn Sets entry level wage for apprentices at not less than a wage at the rate of $15 per an hour.||Withdrawn|
|23||Version 2||Ocasio-Cortez (NY), Bush, Cori (MO), Tlaib (MI), Barragán (CA), Pressley (MA)||Democrat||Revised Includes "renewable energy" to energy occupations listed under eligible programs for nontraditional apprenticeship industries or occupations.||Made in Order|
|24||Version 1||Grothman (WI)||Republican||Amends the definition of "recognized postsecondary credential" to specify the inclusion of technical degrees and diplomas.||Submitted|
|25||Version 1||Pappas (NH), Stevens (MI), Torres, Norma (CA)||Democrat||Allows for demonstration projects to provide for innovation in the national apprenticeship system, including activities responding to the COVID-19 public health emergency.||Made in Order|
|26||Version 2||Ross, Deborah (NC)||Democrat||Revised Increases support to State apprenticeship agencies to establish or expand apprenticeship hubs, and workforce development organizations that support nontraditional populations and dislocated workers.||Made in Order|
|27||Version 1||Lawrence (MI)||Democrat||Clarifies that intermediary grants can be used for national industry intermediaries, equity intermediaries, or local or regional intermediaries.||Made in Order|
|28||Version 1||Golden (ME), Herrera Beutler (WA)||Bi-Partisan||Adds "agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting" to the list of eligible programs for nontraditional apprenticeship industries or occupations.||Made in Order|
|29||Version 2||Hill, French (AR)||Republican||Revised Changes the Title II funding partnership requirements to the extent practical to partner with an industry or with a labor or joint labor management organization.||Made in Order|
|30||Version 2||Bush, Cori (MO), Bowman (NY), Pressley (MA)||Democrat||Revised Includes child care as a transitional assistance program for formerly incarcerated people entering the workforce through apprenticeship programs.||Made in Order|
|31||Version 2||Scott, Bobby (VA)||Democrat||MANAGER’S AMENDMENT Late Revised Makes formatting and technical changes, changes the bill's effective date, adds a definition.||Considered as Adopted|
|32||Version 1||Blunt Rochester (DE)||Democrat||Late Withdrawn Expands the definition of “nontraditional apprenticeship populations” to include populations by ethnicity, in addition to gender and race.||Withdrawn|
|33||Version 2||Blunt Rochester (DE)||Democrat||Late Revised Includes "ethnicity" as a "non-traditional apprenticeship population," expands outreach to Title I schools for apprenticeship opportunities, expands coordination with Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) programs to promote awareness of related apprenticeship opportunities, and improves website accessibility||Made in Order|
|34||Version 1||Blunt Rochester (DE)||Democrat||Late Withdrawn Creates a website that people can use to navigate apprenticeship program options and ensures the website is user friendly and accessible to people with disabilities.||Withdrawn|
|35||Version 1||Blunt Rochester (DE)||Democrat||Late Withdrawn Includes the Department of Health and Human Services in an interagency agreement between the Department of Labor and the Department of Education to ensure that TANF work requirements are coordinated with apprenticeships, as well as in-demand occupations that are supported by apprenticeships under the Department of Health and Human Services.||Withdrawn|
|36||Version 1||Payne, Jr. (NJ)||Democrat||Late Expands apprenticeship and grant access for minority, veteran, and women-owned businesses.||Made in Order|
|37||Version 2||Slotkin (MI), Meijer (MI), Katko (NY)||Bi-Partisan||Late Revised Adds "Environmental Protection and Conservation" to the category of Green Jobs under nontraditional apprenticeship industries or occupations. Adds eligible expenses for apprenticeships grants, including equipment, instructional materials, etc.||Made in Order|
|38||Version 1||Gosar (AZ)||Republican||Late Withdrawn Eliminates the Optional Practical Training Program or any successor program, unless Congress expressly authorizes such a program.||Withdrawn|
Motion by Mr. Cole to strike the language in the rule which automatically adopts the resolution related to fines, and instead consider that measure under a closed rule, and include the text of his resolution, H. Res. 84, in lieu of Chairman McGovern’s language on fines as it relates to magnetometers. Defeated: 3–8
Motion by Mr. Cole to report an open rule for H.R. 447. Defeated: 3–8
Motion by Mr. Cole to amend the rule to H.R. 447 to make in order amendment #3, offered by Rep. Allen (GA), which prohibits the bill from taking effect unless the Secretary determines that individuals will not lose work based learning opportunities. Defeated: 3–8
Motion by Mr. Cole to amend the rule to H.R. 447 to make in order amendment #12, offered by Rep. Thompson (PA), which allows the Secretary of Labor to establish and administer programs under the national apprenticeship system and programs of work-based learning as the Secretary determines appropriate, which may include activities to respond to the COVID-19 public health emergency. Defeated: 3–8
Motion by Mr. Morelle to report the rule. Adopted: 8–3