Text: H.R.3016 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (08/02/2013)


113th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 3016


To provide grants to cities with high unemployment rates to provide job training, public works, and economic development programs, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

August 2, 2013

Mr. Cohen introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committees on Transportation and Infrastructure, Financial Services, and Education and the Workforce, 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


A BILL

To provide grants to cities with high unemployment rates to provide job training, public works, and economic development programs, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Jobs for Urban Sustainability and Training in America Act of 2013”.

SEC. 2. Grants to cities with high unemployment.

(a) Department of Commerce grants for public works and economic development.—The Secretary of Commerce may make additional grants—

(1) to cities with high unemployment, under sections 201, 203, 207, and 209 of the Public Works and Economic Development Act of 1965; and

(2) under the Trade Adjustment Assistance for Firms Program under chapters 3 and 5 of title II of the Trade Act of 1974.

(b) Department of Labor grants for job training programs.—The Secretary of Labor shall carry out adult and dislocated worker employment and training activities under chapter V of subtitle B of title I of the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 (29 U.S.C. 2861 et seq.) to benefit cities with high unemployment.

(c) City with high unemployment defined.—For purposes of this section, the term “city with high unemployment” means a city that—

(1) has a population of at least 600,000 people; and

(2) has, for each month beginning with January 2009, and ending on the date of the enactment of this Act, an unemployment rate greater than the national unemployment rate (determined by reference to the monthly unemployment data announced by the Bureau of Labor Statistics of the Department of Labor).

(d) Authorization of appropriations.—There are authorized to be appropriated for all fiscal years—

(1) $5,000,000,000 for purposes of making grants under subsection (a), and

(2) $5,000,000,000 for purposes of carrying out subsection (b).

SEC. 3. Deduction for income attributable to domestic production activities not allowed with respect to oil and gas activities of major integrated oil companies.

(a) In general.—Subparagraph (B) of section 199(c)(4) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 is amended by striking “and” at the end of clause (ii), by striking the period at the end of clause (iii) and inserting “, and”, and by inserting after clause (iii) the following new clause:

“(iv) in the case of a major integrated oil company (as defined in section 167(h)(5)), the production, refining, processing, transportation, or distribution of oil, gas, or any primary product thereof.”.

(b) Effective date.—The amendment made by subsection (a) shall apply to taxable years beginning after the date of the enactment of this Act.


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