H.R.4528 - Youth Employability Services 2000 Act of 1992102nd Congress (1991-1992)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Collins, Barbara-Rose [D-MI-13] (Introduced 03/20/1992)|
|Committees:||House - Education and Labor|
|Latest Action:||House - 04/16/1992 Referred to the Subcommittee on Employment Opportunities. (All Actions)|
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HR 4528 IH 102d CONGRESS 2d Session H. R. 4528 To amend the Job Training Partnership Act to authorize the establishment of additional Job Corps centers, and for other purposes. IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES March 20, 1992 Mrs. COLLINS of Michigan (for herself, Mr. PANETTA, Mr. CLAY, Mr. CONYERS, Mr. DE LUGO, Mr. DICKS, Mr. DOWNEY, Mr. DYMALLY, Mr. FORD of Tennessee, Mr. HAYES of Illinois, Mr. HOCHBRUECKNER, Mr. MCDERMOTT, Mr. MARTINEZ, Ms. NORTON, Mr. PETERSON, Mr. RANGEL, Mr. SABO, Mr. SCHEUER, Mr. TOWNS, Mr. BUSTAMANTE, Mrs. COLLINS of Illinois, Mr. MFUME, Mr. JEFFERSON, Ms. PELOSI, Mr. SAVAGE, and Mr. ECKART) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Education and Labor A BILL To amend the Job Training Partnership Act to authorize the establishment of additional Job Corps centers, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. This Act may be cited as the `Youth Employability Services 2000 Act of 1992'. SEC. 2. AUTHORIZATION OF ADDITIONAL JOB CORPS CENTERS. Section 3(d) of the Job Training Partnership Act is amended-- (1) by inserting `(1)' after `(d)'; and (2) by adding at the end thereof the following new paragraph: `(2) In addition to the amounts authorized to be appropriated under paragraph (1), there are authorized to be appropriated $80,000,000 for fiscal year 1993 and such sums as may be necessary for each succeeding fiscal year for the purpose of establishing 5 additional Job Corps centers during each of the 10 fiscal years beginning with fiscal year 1993.'. SEC. 3. EVALUATION OF EDUCATIONAL CURRICULUM. Section 433 of the Job Training Partnership Act is amended by adding at the end the following new subsection: `(f) The Secretary, in consultation with the Secretary of Education, shall evaluate the educational curricula offered by the Job Corps in order to determine whether the program participants are being adequately prepared with the skills necessary for the technological demands of the marketplace. The curricula to be evaluated shall include the basic education program, the vocational training program, and the social skills training program. The Secretary shall, not later than 9 months after the date of enactment of this subsection, submit to the Congress a report on the results of the evaluation conducted under this subsection. The results of such evaluation shall also be disseminated for broader use to program providers under part A of title II and part B of title IV of this Act, as well as to alternative high school programs, adult education programs, vocational education programs, and to the welfare JOBS program.'. SEC. 4. ADDITIONAL JOB CORPS AMENDMENTS. (a) ELIGIBILITY- Section 423(1) of the Act is amended by inserting after `except that' the following: `not more than 20 percent of the individuals enrolled may be from age 22 through 24, and that any'. (b) CLARIFICATION OF AUTHORITY TO TRANSFER PARTICIPANTS TO AND FROM PROGRAMS UNDER TITLE II- Section 426 of the Act is amended by adding at the end thereof the following new subsection: `(d) Nothing in this Act shall be construed to prohibit an individual who has been a participant in the Job Corps from concurrently or subsequently participating in programs under title II of this Act, or to prohibit an individual who has been a participant in programs under title II of this Act from concurrently or subsequently participating in the Job Corps.'. (c) NONRESIDENTIAL PARTICIPANTS- Section 427(a)(2) of the Act is amended by-- (1) striking `10 percent' and inserting `20 percent'; and (2) adding at the end of paragraph (2) the following new sentences: `In enrolling individuals who are to be nonresidential participants, priority shall be given to those eligible individuals who are single parents with dependent children. The Secretary shall not reduce the number of residential participants in Job Corps programs under this part during any program year below the number of residential participants during program year 1992 in order to increase the number of individuals who are nonresidential participants in the Job Corps.'. (d) CONSERVATION CENTERS- Section 427 of the Act is amended by adding at the end thereof the following new subsection: `(d) No funds appropriated to the Department of Labor for any fiscal year may be used to execute or carry out any contract with a nongovernmental entity to administer or manage a Civilian Conservation Center of the Job Corps on public land.'. (e) ADDITIONAL SUPPORT SERVICES REQUIRED- Section 428 of the Act is amended by adding at the end thereof the following new subsections: `(e) The Secretary shall, to the extent practicable, provide child care at or near Job Corps centers, for individuals who require child care for their children in order to participate in the Job Corps. `(f) Each Job Corps center shall provide enrollees who have a history of abuse of, or who are dependent on alcohol or drugs, counseling and referral to related services necessary to prevent the continuance or recurrence of such dependency or abuse.'. (f) MANAGEMENT FEES- Section 437 of the Act is amended by adding at the end thereof the following new subsection: `(d) The Secretary shall provide all Job Corps contractors with an equitable and negotiated management fee of not less than one percent of the contract amount.'.