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115th Congress   }                                     {        Report
                        HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
 1st Session     }                                     {       115-187

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PROVIDING FOR CONSIDERATION OF THE BILL (H.R. 2842) TO PROVIDE FOR THE 
    CONDUCT OF DEMONSTRATION PROJECTS TO TEST THE EFFECTIVENESS OF 
     SUBSIDIZED EMPLOYMENT FOR TANF RECIPIENTS, AND PROVIDING FOR 
             CONSIDERATION OF MOTIONS TO SUSPEND THE RULES

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   June 21, 2017.--Referred to the House Calendar and ordered to be 
                                printed

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                 Mr. Cole, from the Committee on Rules,
                        submitted the following

                              R E P O R T

                       [To accompany H. Res. 396]

    The Committee on Rules, having had under consideration 
House Resolution 396, by a nonrecord vote, report the same to 
the House with the recommendation that the resolution be 
adopted.

                SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS OF THE RESOLUTION

    The resolution provides for consideration of H.R. 2842, the 
Accelerating Individuals into the Workforce Act, under a 
structured rule. The resolution provides one hour of general 
debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking 
minority member of the Committee on Ways and Means. The 
resolution waives all points of order against consideration of 
the bill. The resolution makes in order as original text for 
purpose of amendment an amendment in the nature of a substitute 
consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 115-22 and 
provides that it shall be considered as read. The resolution 
waives all points of order against that amendment in the nature 
of a substitute. The resolution makes in order only those 
further amendments printed in this report. Each such amendment 
may be offered only in the order printed in this report, may be 
offered only by a Member designated in this report, shall be 
considered as read, shall be debatable for the time specified 
in this report equally divided and controlled by the proponent 
and an opponent, shall not be subject to amendment, and shall 
not be subject to a demand for division of the question in the 
House or in the Committee of the Whole. The resolution waives 
all points of order against the amendments printed in this 
report. The resolution provides one motion to recommit with or 
without instructions.
    Section 2 of the resolution provides that it shall be in 
order at any time on the legislative day of June 22, 2017, for 
the Speaker to entertain motions that the House suspend the 
rules, as though under clause 1 of rule XV, relating to the 
bill H.R. 2353, the Strengthening Career and Technical 
Education for the 21st Century Act.

                         EXPLANATION OF WAIVERS

    Although the resolution waives all points of order against 
consideration of the bill, the Committee is not aware of any 
points of order. The waiver is prophylactic in nature.
    Although the resolution waives all points of order against 
the amendment in the nature of a substitute made in order as 
original text, the Committee is not aware of any points of 
order. The waiver is prophylactic in nature.
    Although the resolution waives all points of order against 
the amendments printed in this report, the Committee is not 
aware of any points of order. The waiver is prophylactic in 
nature.

                SUMMARY OF THE AMENDMENTS MADE IN ORDER

    1. Foxx (NC): Encourages better coordination with state 
workforce development efforts and adds to the reporting 
requirements in Section 5 to describe efforts by the State to 
ensure nondisplacement and establish grievance procedures. (10 
minutes)
    2. Bost (IL): Ensures that states include in their 
applications how they will use the funds to help individuals 
who have been displaced or relocated from a public housing 
authority to an alternative public housing facility or placed 
on rental assistance. (10 minutes)
    3. Bonamici (OR), Davis, Susan (CA): Requires states to 
coordinate the subsidized employment program authorized in the 
bill with other federal workforce development programs, 
including the Federal Work Study Program. (10 minutes)
    4. Krishnamoorthi (IL), Smucker (PA): Requires states to 
report on the number of individuals who are in a career that 
matches their training. (10 minutes)
    5. Davidson (OH): Directs states to include in their end of 
the fiscal year report the number of recipients who received 
additional federal or state means-tested benefits during their 
subsidized employment. (10 minutes)
    6. Khanna (CA): Directs HHS to measure the effect of 
training and credentialing in its evaluation to the public and 
recommendations to Congress. (10 minutes)
    7. Kilmer (WA), Valadao (CA): Requires the Secretary to 
address employment-related challenges in rural areas and among 
members of federally recognized Indian tribes in the 
recommendations provided to Congress. (10 minutes)

                    TEXT OF AMENDMENTS MADE IN ORDER

1. An Amendment To Be Offered by Representative Foxx of North Carolina 
               or Her Designee, Debatable for 10 Minutes

  Page 2, line 2, before the period, insert the following: ``in 
an in-demand industry sector or occupation identified by the 
appropriate State or local workforce development board''.
  Page 5, after line 13, insert the following:
                  ``(C) describes the State's policies in 
                effect during the fiscal year--
                          ``(i) to ensure nondisplacement as 
                        required under paragraph (4)(A); and
                          ``(ii) to implement grievance 
                        procedures as required in (4)(B), 
                        including information on the number of 
                        grievance claims filed in the preceding 
                        fiscal year and the aggregate results 
                        of those claims;''.
  Page 5, line 14, redesignate subparagraph (C) as subparagraph 
(D).
  Page 5, line 18, redesignate subparagraph (D) as subparagraph 
(E).
  Page 5, line 22, redesignate subparagraph (E) as subparagraph 
(F).
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2. An Amendment To Be Offered by Representative Bost of Illinois or His 
                   Designee, Debatable for 10 Minutes

  Page 2, line 20, after ``individuals''', insert ``, including 
individuals displaced or relocated from a public housing 
authority to an alternative public housing facility or placed 
on rental assistance,''.
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 3. An Amendment To Be Offered by Representative Bonamici of Oregon or 
                 Her Designee, Debatable for 10 Minutes

  Page 2, after line 21, insert the following:
                  ``(D) Describe how the State will coordinate 
                subsidized employment funded under this 
                subsection with the Federal Work-Study Program, 
                career pathway (as defined in section 3(7) of 
                the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act) 
                services, and other Federal programs to help 
                low-income individuals complete education and 
                training programs and enter the workforce.''.
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   4. An Amendment To Be Offered by Representative Krishnamoorthi of 
           Illinois or His Designee, Debatable for 10 Minutes

  Page 5, line 9, before the semicolon, insert ``and the 
percentage of such individuals whose employment is in an area 
that matches their previous training and work experience''.
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5. An Amendment To Be Offered by Representative Davidson of Ohio or His 
                   Designee, Debatable for 10 Minutes

  Page 5, line 21, strike ``and''.
  Page 5, line 25, strike the period and insert ``; and''.
  Page 5, after line 25, insert the following:
                  (F) specifies the number of eligible 
                recipients who received a subsidy who 
                concurrently received other Federal or State 
                means-tested benefits during their subsidized 
                employment.
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6. An Amendment To Be Offered by Representative Khanna of California or 
                 His Designee, Debatable for 10 Minutes

  Page 6, line 4, after ``project,'' insert ``including an 
analysis of the project's effect on eligible recipients who 
received additional credentialing and training during their 
subsidized employment or participation in an apprenticeship or 
career pathways program,''.
  Page 7, line 10, insert at the end the following: ``Such 
recommendations shall include recommendations on the effects of 
additional credentialing and training provided during 
subsidized employment or participation in an apprenticeship or 
career pathways program.''.
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7. An Amendment To Be Offered by Representative Kilmer of Washington or 
                 His Designee, Debatable for 10 Minutes

  Page 7, line 10, after the period, insert the following: 
``Such recommendations shall include recommendations on how to 
address employment-related challenges in rural areas and among 
members of federally recognized Indian tribes.''.

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