H.R.5022 - HIRED Act114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Ashford, Brad [D-NE-2] (Introduced 04/21/2016)|
|Committees:||House - Education and the Workforce|
|Latest Action:||House - 09/19/2016 Referred to the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5022 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/21/2016)
Helping Individuals with Reemployment and Entrepreneurial Development Act or the HIRED Act
This bill amends the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act to include assistance to dislocated workers through increased outreach about small business opportunities and consultation about starting a small business among the rapid response activities to assist such workers in obtaining reemployment which a state, or state-designated entity, provides in the event of a permanent closure or mass layoff at a plant, facility, or enterprise, or a natural or other disaster, resulting in mass job dislocation.
A state may in such an event allocate up to 10% of funds reserved by the state governor for statewide rapid response activities to provide outreach about small business opportunities and consultation about starting a small business.