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Introduced in Senate (01/15/2009)

Retooling America's Workers for a Green Economy Act - Authorizes the Secretary of Labor to reserve specified portions of certain appropriations to: (1) award national emergency grants and provide additional assistance to eligible entities for employment and training activities in green-collar industries for dislocated workers affected by major economic dislocations or a major disaster, as well as assistance for statewide rapid response activities for permanent closures or mass layoffs; (2) make allotments to states and outlaying areas to provide employment and training activities in green-collar industries for adults with multiple barriers to employment; and (3) carry out the energy efficiency and renewable energy worker training program.