H.R.683 - Urban Jobs Act of 2011112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Towns, Edolphus [D-NY-10] (Introduced 02/11/2011)|
|Committees:||House - Education and the Workforce|
|Latest Action:||03/04/2011 Referred to the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.683 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (02/11/2011)
Urban Jobs Act of 2011 - Amends the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 to authorize the Secretary of Labor to make grants to the National Urban League to operate, through local affiliates, an Urban Jobs Program to provide job training, education, and support services and activities for eligible young adults to prepare them for entry into the workforce.
Defines "eligible young adults" as individuals ages 18 to 24 who: (1) are not enrolled in secondary or post-secondary school, or (2) are or have been subject to the criminal justice process.
Directs the Secretary to establish a National Jobs Council Advisory Committee.
Expresses the sense of Congress that National Urban League affiliates should establish local jobs council advisory committees to aid in establishing local community support for local implementation of the program.