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Titles (2)

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Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

Streamlining Workforce Development Programs Act of 2011

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To consolidate and streamline redundant and ineffective Federal workforce development programs to increase accountability, reduce administrative bureaucracies, and put Americans back to work.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
12/08/2011Introduced in House

All Actions (15)

Date
03/08/2012Subcommittee Hearings Held.
Action By: House Veterans' Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity
02/07/2012Referred to the Subcommittee on Readiness.
Action By: Committee on Armed Services
01/17/2012Referred to the Subcommittee on Nutrition and Horticulture .
Action By: Committee on Agriculture
12/23/2011Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity.
Action By: Committee on Veterans' Affairs
12/09/2011Referred to the Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy.
Action By: Committee on Energy and Commerce
12/09/2011Referred to the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment.
Action By: Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
12/08/2011Referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce, and in addition to the Committees on Armed Services, Veterans' Affairs, Agriculture, Natural Resources, the Judiciary, Energy and Commerce, and Transportation and Infrastructure, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
12/08/2011Referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce, and in addition to the Committees on Armed Services, Veterans' Affairs, Agriculture, Natural Resources, the Judiciary, Energy and Commerce, and Transportation and Infrastructure, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
12/08/2011Referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce, and in addition to the Committees on Armed Services, Veterans' Affairs, Agriculture, Natural Resources, the Judiciary, Energy and Commerce, and Transportation and Infrastructure, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
12/08/2011Referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce, and in addition to the Committees on Armed Services, Veterans' Affairs, Agriculture, Natural Resources, the Judiciary, Energy and Commerce, and Transportation and Infrastructure, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
12/08/2011Referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce, and in addition to the Committees on Armed Services, Veterans' Affairs, Agriculture, Natural Resources, the Judiciary, Energy and Commerce, and Transportation and Infrastructure, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
12/08/2011Referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce, and in addition to the Committees on Armed Services, Veterans' Affairs, Agriculture, Natural Resources, the Judiciary, Energy and Commerce, and Transportation and Infrastructure, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
12/08/2011Referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce, and in addition to the Committees on Armed Services, Veterans' Affairs, Agriculture, Natural Resources, the Judiciary, Energy and Commerce, and Transportation and Infrastructure, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
12/08/2011Referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce, and in addition to the Committees on Armed Services, Veterans' Affairs, Agriculture, Natural Resources, the Judiciary, Energy and Commerce, and Transportation and Infrastructure, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
12/08/2011Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (8)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Roe, David P. [R-TN-1]* 12/08/2011
Rep. Wilson, Joe [R-SC-2]* 12/08/2011
Rep. Rokita, Todd [R-IN-4]* 12/08/2011
Rep. Gowdy, Trey [R-SC-4]* 12/08/2011
Rep. Roby, Martha [R-AL-2]* 12/08/2011
Rep. Heck, Joseph J. [R-NV-3]* 12/08/2011
Rep. Kelly, Mike [R-PA-3]* 12/08/2011
Rep. Bucshon, Larry [R-IN-8] 01/24/2012
Cosponsors Who Withdrew Date Cosponsored Date Withdrawn CR Explanation
Rep. Clay, Wm. Lacy [D-MO-1] 03/01/2012 03/06/2012 --

Committees (8)

Committees, subcommittees and links to reports associated with this bill are listed here, as well as the nature and date of committee activity and Congressional report number.

Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Education and the Workforce12/08/2011 Referred to
House Armed Services12/08/2011 Referred to
House Armed Services Subcommittee on Readiness02/07/2012 Referred to
House Veterans' Affairs12/08/2011 Referred to
House Veterans' Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity12/23/2011 Referred to
03/08/2012 Hearings by
House Agriculture12/08/2011 Referred to
House Agriculture Subcommittee on Nutrition and Horticulture01/17/2012 Referred to
House Natural Resources12/08/2011 Referred to
House Judiciary12/08/2011 Referred to
House Energy and Commerce12/08/2011 Referred to
House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy12/09/2011 Referred to
House Transportation and Infrastructure12/08/2011 Referred to
House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment12/09/2011 Referred to

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Latest Summary (1)

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Introduced in House (12/08/2011)

Streamlining Workforce Development Programs Act of 2011 - Amends the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 to: (1) eliminate members of the state legislature and representatives of labor organizations from state workforce investment boards, and (2) specify that representatives of business on a board represent large and small businesses with immediate and long-term employment opportunities in in-demand industries and other occupations important to the state economy.

Requires a state board to assist the state governor by developing: (1) policies and programs that support a comprehensive statewide workforce development system, and (2) a statewide employment statistics system.

Revises requirements for: (1) a state workforce development plan; (2) local workforce investment areas, boards, and plans; (3) one-stop delivery systems; and (4) the allotment of federal funds among states for employment and training activities.

Eliminates specific funding for adult and dislocated worker employment and training. Specifies state use of federal funds to set up a Workforce Investment Fund, a Youth Workforce Investment Fund, a Veterans Workforce Investment Fund, and a Targeted Populations Workforce Investment Fund.

Revises requirements for: (1) within state allocations of funds; (2) the use of funds for state and local employment and training activities, including the hiring of local veterans' employment representatives; and (3) state performances measures

Requires state governors to use funds to award competitive grants for programs and activities to assist eligible youth in acquiring the education and skills, credentials, and employment experience necessary to succeed in the labor market.

Revises requirements for the state unified plan for adult education and literacy programs.

Repeals the Youth Conservation Corps Act of 1970, the Public Lands Corps Act of 1993, the Snyder Act of 1921, the Indian Adult Vocational Training Act of 1956, and the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act, as well as the Job Corps, the YouthBuild program, and other job programs under the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 and other specified Acts, including the National Guard Youth Challenge Program of opportunities for civilian youth.

Amends the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (RA73) to require an eligible state to use a certain percentage of the federal share of the cost of vocational rehabilitation services to award grants to create practical job and career readiness and training programs and provide job placements and career advancement.

Repeals the authority of the Commissioner of the Rehabilitation Services Administration in the Department of Education to make grants and contracts for: (1) vocational rehabilitation services to individuals with disabilities who are migrant or seasonal farmworkers; (2) recreational programs for such individuals; and (3) in-service training of vocational rehabilitation personnel.

Repeals title VI (Employment Opportunities for Individuals with Disabilities) of the RA73.