S.267 - Summer and Year-Round Jobs for Youth Stimulus Act of 2009111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Murray, Patty [D-WA] (Introduced 01/15/2009)|
|Committees:||Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions|
|Latest Action:||01/15/2009 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.|
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Summary: S.267 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (01/15/2009)
Summer and Year-Round Jobs for Youth Stimulus Act of 2009 - Authorizes appropriations to the Secretary of Labor for summer and year-round youth jobs and training programs for individuals aged 14 to 24 under the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 which are directly linked to academic and occupational learning for calendar 2009-2010. Prohibits the use of such funds for unpaid jobs, statewide workforce investment activities, or the award of certain youth opportunity grants.
Requires local areas receiving such funds to give priority to providing: (1) work experiences in public and nonprofit sector green-collar jobs and in other viable industries such as health care; and (2) job referral services for youth to work jobs in green-collar industries.
Defines "green-collar industries" as those industries that offer jobs for compensation that promote energy efficiency, energy conservation (including renewable energy and clean technology), and environmental protection.