Summary: H.R.4528 — 102nd Congress (1991-1992)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.4528. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (03/20/1992)

Youth Employability Services 2000 Act of 1992 - Amends the Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) to authorize appropriations to establish five additional Job Corps centers during each of the ten fiscal years beginning with FY 1993.

Directs the Secretary of Labor (the Secretary) to evaluate the educational curricula offered by the Job Corps as to whether participants are being adequately prepared with skills to meet the technological demands of the marketplace. Requires a report to the Congress and dissemination of evaluation results.

Revises the age limits for participation in the Job Corps to allow not more than 20 percent of the enrollees to be from age 22 through 24.

Declares that JTPA allows participants to participate concurrently or sequentially in both the Job Corps and training services for the disadvantaged.

Increases from ten to 20 percent the allowable number of nonresidential participants enrolled in the Job Corps in any year. Requires that, in enrolling nonresidential participants, priority be given to those eligible individuals who are single parents with dependent children. Prohibits the Secretary from reducing the number of residential participants in Job Corps programs during any program year below the number during 1991 in order to increase the number of nonresidential participants.

Prohibits use of Department of Labor funds to contract with a nongovernmental agency to administer or manage a Civilian Conservation Center of the Job Corps on public land.

Directs the Secretary, as practicable, to provide child care at or near Job Corps centers for individuals who require such care for their children in order to participate in the Job Corps.

Requires each Job Corps center to provide alcohol and drug abuse counseling and referral to participants who need such services.

Directs the Secretary to provide all nonprofit Job Corps contractors with an equitable and negotiated management fee of not less than one percent of the contract amount.