H.R.3368 - To direct the Secretary of Labor to establish a pilot grant program to retrain displaced workers in high technology fields.108th Congress (2003-2004)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Shuster, Bill [R-PA-9] (Introduced 10/21/2003)|
|Committees:||House - Education and the Workforce|
|Latest Action:||House - 11/10/2003 Referred to the Subcommittee on 21st Century Competitiveness. (All Actions)|
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Introduced in House (10/21/2003)
[Congressional Bills 108th Congress] [From the U.S. Government Printing Office] [H.R. 3368 Introduced in House (IH)] 108th CONGRESS 1st Session H. R. 3368 To direct the Secretary of Labor to establish a pilot grant program to retrain displaced workers in high technology fields. _______________________________________________________________________ IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES October 21, 2003 Mr. Shuster introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce _______________________________________________________________________ A BILL To direct the Secretary of Labor to establish a pilot grant program to retrain displaced workers in high technology fields. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. HIGH TECHNOLOGY TRAINING GRANTS. (a) In General.--Pursuant to section 156 of the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 (29 U.S.C. 2896), the Secretary of Labor (in this section referred to as the Secretary) shall establish a pilot grant program for the purpose of awarding grants to eligible vocational and career technology schools for retraining displaced workers in high technology fields. (b) Amount of Grant.--The amount of a grant awarded pursuant to this section shall be $10,000 for each displaced worker enrolled in a high technology training program at an eligible vocational or career technology school. (c) Eligible Vocational or Career Technology School.--For purposes of this section, the term ``eligible vocational or career technology school'' means a school or vocational or career training center in the State of Pennsylvania that conducts training in high technology fields. (d) Applications.--In order to receive a grant under the program established pursuant to this section, a vocational or career technology school, or other school as the Secretary may determine to be qualified, shall submit an application at such time, in such manner, and containing such information as the Secretary shall determine. (e) Authorization of Appropriations.--There are authorized to be appropriated $50,000,000 for fiscal year 2005 for carrying out this section. <all>