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Titles (2)

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Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

Trade Adjustment Assistance Equity for Service Workers Act of 2004

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend the Trade Act of 1974 to extend the trade adjustment assistance program to the services sector, and for other purposes.

Actions Overview (1)

03/31/2004 Introduced in House

All Actions (3)

04/14/2004 Referred to the Subcommittee on Trade.
Action By: Committee on Ways and Means
03/31/2004 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
Action By: House of Representatives
03/31/2004 Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (10)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Dunn, Jennifer [R-WA-8]* 03/31/2004
Rep. Johnson, Nancy L. [R-CT-5]* 03/31/2004
Rep. McCotter, Thaddeus G. [R-MI-11]* 03/31/2004
Rep. Upton, Fred [R-MI-6]* 03/31/2004
Rep. Foley, Mark [R-FL-16]* 03/31/2004
Rep. Rogers, Mike J. [R-MI-8]* 03/31/2004
Rep. Miller, Candice S. [R-MI-10]* 03/31/2004
Rep. Hoekstra, Peter [R-MI-2]* 03/31/2004
Rep. Nethercutt, George R., Jr. [R-WA-5]* 03/31/2004
Rep. Weller, Jerry [R-IL-11]* 03/31/2004
Cosponsors Who Withdrew Date Sponsored Date Withdrawn CR Explanation
Rep. English, Phil [R-PA-3]* 03/31/2004 04/21/2004

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Ways and Means03/31/2004 Referred to
House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Trade04/14/2004 Referred to

Related Bills (1)

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Subjects (19)

  • Authorization
  • Department of Labor
  • Dislocated workers
  • Federal employees
  • Government paperwork
  • Imports
  • Labor statistics
  • Local employees
  • Location of industries
  • Occupational retraining
  • Service industries
  • State employees
  • Surveys
  • Trade adjustment assistance

Latest Summary (1)

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Introduced in House (03/31/2004)

Trade Adjustment Assistance Equity for Service Workers Act of 2004 - Amends the Trade Act of 1974 to extend trade adjustment assistance (TAA) to workers in a service sector firm or its subdivision or public agency.

Revises group eligibility requirements for TAA to include: (1) a shift, by a public agency to a foreign country in provision of services, like or directly competitive with services which are provided by the workers' firm, subdivision, or public agency; and (2) the situation where the workers' firm, subdivision, or public agency obtains or is likely to obtain such services from a foreign country.

Requires the Secretary of Labor to certify as eligible to apply for TAA any adversely affected secondary workers in a service sector firm or its subdivision or public agency.

Specifies criteria for determination of the existence of increased imports of like or directly competitive articles or services.

Increases from $220 million to $440 million the amount of fiscal year payments for training of adversely affected workers under the Act.

Authorizes the Secretary of Labor to provide technical assistance for the establishment of industrywide programs for new service development.

Modifies the trade monitoring system to include imports of services.