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Introduced in House (10/21/2003)

 
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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.


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                    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

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                                 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.
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