[House Report 117-325]
[From the U.S. Government Publishing Office]


117th Congress    }                                    {    Report
                        HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
 2d Session       }                                    {    117-325

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   PROVIDING FOR CONSIDERATION OF THE BILL (H.R. 6531) TO PROVIDE AN 
 INCREASED ALLOCATION OF FUNDING UNDER CERTAIN PROGRAMS FOR ASSISTANCE 
 IN AREAS OF PERSISTENT POVERTY, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES; PROVIDING FOR 
  CONSIDERATION OF THE BILL (H.R. 7309) TO REAUTHORIZE THE WORKFORCE 
INNOVATION AND OPPORTUNITY ACT; AND PROVIDING FOR CONSIDERATION OF THE 
 BILL (S. 2938) TO DESIGNATE THE UNITED STATES COURTHOUSE AND FEDERAL 
BUILDING LOCATED AT 111 NORTH ADAMS STREET IN TALLAHASSEE, FLORIDA, AS 
  THE ``JOSEPH WOODROW HATCHETT UNITED STATES COURTHOUSE AND FEDERAL 
                   BUILDING'', AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

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May 16, 2022.--Referred to the House Calendar and ordered to be printed

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               Ms. Scanlon, from the Committee on Rules, 
                        submitted the following

                              R E P O R T

                      [To accompany H. Res. 1119]

    The Committee on Rules, having had under consideration 
House Resolution 1119, by a record vote of 9 to 4, 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. 6531, the 
Targeting Resources to Communities in Need Act of 2022, under a 
closed rule. The resolution provides one hour of general debate 
equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking 
minority member of the Committee on Oversight and Reform or 
their designees. The resolution waives all points of order 
against consideration of the bill. The resolution provides that 
an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the 
text of Rules Committee Print 117-44, modified by the amendment 
printed in part A of this report, shall be considered as 
adopted and the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read. 
The resolution waives all points of order against provisions in 
the bill, as amended. The resolution provides one motion to 
recommit. The resolution further provides for consideration of 
H.R. 7309, the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 
2022, 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 Education and 
Labor or their designees. The resolution waives all points of 
order against consideration of the bill. The resolution 
provides that an amendment in the nature of a substitute 
consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 117-43, 
modified by the amendment printed in part B of this report, 
shall be considered as adopted and the bill, as amended, shall 
be considered as read. The resolution waives all points of 
order against provisions in the bill, as amended. The 
resolution provides that following debate, each further 
amendment printed in part C of this report not earlier 
considered as part of amendments en bloc pursuant to section 4 
shall be considered only in the order printed in the 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, may be withdrawn by the proponent at 
any time before the question is put thereon, shall not be 
subject to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for 
division of the question. Section 4 of the resolution provides 
that at any time after debate the chair of the Committee on 
Education and Labor or his designee may offer amendments en 
bloc consisting of further amendments printed in part C of this 
report not earlier disposed of. Amendments en bloc shall be 
considered as read, shall be debatable for 20 minutes equally 
divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member 
of the Committee on Education and Labor or their designees, 
shall not be subject to amendment, and shall not be subject to 
a demand for division of the question. The resolution waives 
all points of order against the amendments printed in part C of 
this report and amendments en bloc described in section 4 of 
the resolution. The resolution provides one motion to recommit. 
The resolution further provides for consideration of S. 2398, 
to designate the United States Courthouse and Federal Building 
located at 111 North Adams Street in Tallahassee, Florida, as 
the ``Joseph Woodrow Hatchett United States Courthouse and 
Federal Building'', and for other purposes, under a closed 
rule. The resolution provides one hour of debate equally 
divided among and controlled by the chair and ranking minority 
member of the Committee on Oversight and Reform and the chair 
and ranking minority member of the Committee on Transportation 
and Infrastructure or their designees. The resolution waives 
all points of order against consideration of the bill. The 
resolution provides that an amendment in the nature of a 
substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 117-
45 shall be considered as adopted and the bill, as amended, 
shall be considered as read. The resolution waives all points 
of order against provisions in the bill, as amended. The 
resolution provides one motion to commit. The resolution 
provides that House Resolution 1118 is hereby adopted.

                         EXPLANATION OF WAIVERS

    The waiver of all points of order against consideration of 
H.R. 6531 includes a waiver of clause 12 of rule XXI, which 
prohibits consideration of a bill pursuant to a special order 
of business reported by the Committee on Rules that has not 
been reported by a committee. H.R. 6531 was ordered reported by 
the Committee on Oversight and Reform on April 6, 2022.
    Although the resolution waives all points of order against 
provisions in H.R. 6531, as amended, the Committee is not aware 
of any points of order. The waiver is prophylactic in nature.
    The waiver of all points of order against consideration of 
H.R. 7309 includes waivers of the following:
    -- Clause 10 of rule XXI, which prohibits consideration of 
a measure that has a net effect of increasing the deficit or 
reducing the surplus over the five- or 10-year period.
    -- Section 302(f) of the Congressional Budget Act, which 
prohibits consideration of legislation providing new budget 
authority in excess of a 302(a) or 302(b) allocation of such 
authority.
    -- Section 303(a) of the Congressional Budget Act, which 
prohibits consideration of legislation, as reported, providing 
new budget authority, change in revenues, change in public 
debt, new entitlement authority or new credit authority for a 
fiscal year until the budget resolution for that year has been 
agreed to.
    Although the resolution waives all points of order against 
provisions in H.R. 7309, as amended, 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 to H.R. 7309 printed in part C of this report 
and amendments en bloc described in section 4 of the 
resolution, 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 
consideration of the S. 2938, 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 
provisions in S. 2938, as amended, the Committee is not aware 
of any points of order. The waiver is prophylactic in nature.

                            COMMITTEE VOTES

    The results of each record vote on an amendment or motion 
to report, together with the names of those voting for and 
against, are printed below:

Rules Committee record vote No. 226

    Motion by Mr. Cole to provide for separate consideration of 
H.R. 6858, the American Energy Independence from Russia Act, 
under a closed rule. Defeated: 4-9

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                Majority Members                      Vote               Minority Members               Vote
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Mrs. Torres.....................................          Nay   Mr. Cole..........................          Yea
Mr. Perlmutter..................................          Nay   Mr. Burgess.......................          Yea
Mr. Raskin......................................          Nay   Mr. Reschenthaler.................          Yea
Ms. Scanlon.....................................          Nay   Mrs. Fischbach....................          Yea
Mr. Morelle.....................................          Nay
Mr. DeSaulnier..................................          Nay
Ms. Ross........................................          Nay
Mr. Neguse......................................          Nay
Mr. McGovern, Chairman..........................          Nay
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Rules Committee record vote No. 227

    Motion by Mr. Perlmutter to report the rule. Adopted: 9-4

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                Majority Members                      Vote               Minority Members               Vote
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Mrs. Torres.....................................          Yea   Mr. Cole..........................          Nay
Mr. Perlmutter..................................          Yea   Mr. Burgess.......................          Nay
Mr. Raskin......................................          Yea   Mr. Reschenthaler.................          Nay
Ms. Scanlon.....................................          Yea   Mrs. Fischbach....................          Nay
Mr. Morelle.....................................          Yea
Mr. DeSaulnier..................................          Yea
Ms. Ross........................................          Yea
Mr. Neguse......................................          Yea
Mr. McGovern, Chairman..........................          Yea
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 SUMMARY OF THE AMENDMENT TO H.R. 6531 IN PART A CONSIDERED AS ADOPTED

    1. Maloney, Carolyn (NY): Makes technical and clarifying 
changes regarding U.S. territories.

 SUMMARY OF THE AMENDMENT TO H.R. 7309 IN PART B CONSIDERED AS ADOPTED

    1. Scott, Bobby (VA): Clarifies funding cap to one-stop 
infrastructure costs, revises several definitions, and makes 
several technical changes.

     SUMMARY OF THE AMENDMENTS TO H.R. 7309 IN PART C MADE IN ORDER

    1. Bice (OK), Jacobs, Sara (CA): Expands the use of funds 
in three WIOA programs for public private partnerships to 
create job training programs for in-demand jobs. (10 minutes)
    2. Blunt Rochester (DE): Provides supports to small 
businesses in the summer and year-round employment program for 
youth. (10 minutes)
    3. Blunt Rochester (DE), Horsford (NV), Neguse (CO), 
Demings (FL), Kelly, Robin (IL), Morelle (NY), McBath (GA), 
Jacobs, Sara (CA), Johnson, Hank (GA), Newman (IL), Manning 
(NC), Adams (NC), Moore (WI), Cleaver (MO), Barragan (CA), Dean 
(PA), Kilmer (WA), Larson, John (CT), Evans (PA), Mfume, Kweisi 
(MD), Bush, Cori (MO), Underwood (IL), Thompson, Mike (CA), 
Carter, Troy (LA), Davis, Danny K. (IL), Payne, Jr. (NJ), 
Jeffries (NY), Maloney, Carolyn (NY), Sewell (AL), Lee, Barbara 
(CA), Velazquez (NY), Norton (DC), Hayes (CT), Pressley (MA), 
Schneider (IL), Strickland (WA), Case (HI), Casten (IL), 
McEachin (VA), Tlaib (MI), Matsui (CA), Wilson, Frederica (FL), 
Clarke, Yvette (NY): Provides grants for year-round job 
training and workforce programs to support opportunity youth in 
communities disproportionately affected by gun violence. (10 
minutes)
    4. Bowman (NY): Strengthens connectivity between K-12 
education and local work workforce development boards by adding 
language for standing committees to support alignment, 
coordination, and continuity with K-12 education providers. (10 
minutes)
    5. Bowman (NY): Ensures State Workforce Development Boards 
include a youth representative in its membership. (10 minutes)
    6. Bustos (IL), Lawrence (MI): Increases funding for 
National Dislocated Worker Grants and ensure workers who are 
dislocated by automation are included in WIOA programs. Defines 
``automation'' under WIOA. (10 minutes)
    7. Cartwright (PA): Adds transportation to the allowable 
uses of funds for YouthBuild program participants with 
disabilities. (10 minutes)
    8. Case (HI), Kahele (HI): Adds a GAO report on the unique 
challenges unemployed and low-income Native Americans, Alaska 
Natives, and Native Hawaiians face in the labor market and 
provides recommendations for improving their access to federal 
employment and training services. (10 minutes)
    9. Cohen (TN): Ensures that relevant subject matter 
experts, professionals, and community leaders may be included 
as members of local workforce development boards. (10 minutes)
    10. Golden (ME): Adds ``provide access to broadband 
internet service, including for rural communities'' to the list 
of programs, services, and activities that one-stop centers 
provide. (10 minutes)
    11. Good (VA): Strikes language from the bill that prevents 
non-registered apprenticeships from receiving WIOA funding. (10 
minutes)
    12. Gottheimer (NJ): Ensures that veterans are eligible for 
career and training services. (10 minutes)
    13. Harder (CA), Fitzpatrick (PA), Pocan (WI), Upton (MI): 
Clarifies eligibility and encourages inclusion of community-
based out of school time organizations operating youth 
workforce readiness programs in the federal workforce 
development system. (10 minutes)
    14. Harder (CA): Adds priority language to the competitive 
Sector Partnership grants to target areas where the local 
unemployment rate is higher than that national unemployment 
rate. (10 minutes)
    15. Horsford (NV), Horsford (NV): Directs States to make 
publicly available performance accountability indicators and 
performance measures for each recognized postsecondary 
credential that is obtained by any program participant of a 
core program; and instructs the Secretaries of Labor and 
Education to develop and disseminate an objective statistical 
model based on actual economic conditions in States that will 
be used to make adjustments in the State adjusted levels of 
performance. (10 minutes)
    16. Jackson Lee (TX): Ensures access for women and girls to 
STEM education (science, technology, engineering, math). (10 
minutes)
    17. Jackson Lee (TX), Adams (NC): Directs the Secretary to 
encourage HBCUs (historically Black colleges and universities), 
minority-serving institutions, and Tribally Controlled colleges 
and institutions to apply for assistance under this Act to 
provide job skills training and educational services, and to 
prioritize applications for assistance from such entities. (10 
minutes)
    18. Jacobs, Chris (NY): Requires states to provide a 
timeline for awarding grants and contracts for adult basic 
education in the Unified State Plan and specifies grants and 
contacts for adult basic education must be distributed in a 
timely manner. (10 minutes)
    19. Jacobs, Sara (CA): Enables up to 5 percent of local 
Title I Adult and Dislocated Worker funds to be used for 
supportive services without demonstrating that the participants 
could not obtain supportive services through other programs, so 
long as the worker is participating in a training program. (10 
minutes)
    20. Jayapal (WA): Authorizes the Secretary of Labor to 
conduct a study on the development of career pathways, national 
training standards, apprenticeship programs, and other 
workforce development initiatives for domestic workers and how 
those programs may affect the wages of those workers. (10 
minutes)
    21. Kaptur (OH), Kelly, Mike (PA), Dingell (MI), Ryan (OH): 
Directs the Secretary of Labor, in coordination with relevant 
federal agencies, to conduct a study examining auto mechanic 
workforce shortage issues, and how Federal agencies are 
adjusting training programs or providing a higher number of 
apprenticeships to deal with advanced modern technology in 
automobiles and EVs. (10 minutes)
    22. Kilmer (WA): Directs research and best practice 
recommendations related to the impact of access to certain 
Federal programs on jobseekers' economic self-sufficiency. (10 
minutes)
    23. Lawrence (MI): Ensures One-Stop Centers service 
individuals seeking upskilling to maintain employment. (10 
minutes)
    24. Lawrence (MI): Limits reporting requirements for the 
InnovativePerformance Grant for Adult Education Providers to 
expand participation. (10 minutes)
    25. Lee, Barbara (CA), Fleischmann (TN): Authorizes the 
Secretary of Labor and the Secretary of Education to conduct a 
study on the STEM workforce and STEM education. (10 minutes)
    26. McGovern (MA): Authorizes the Secretary of Labor to 
conduct a study on the integration of individuals with creative 
skillsets into in-demand industry sectors and occupations. (10 
minutes)
    27. Miller, Mary (IL): Prohibits WIOA funds from being used 
to reimburse any health care services. (10 minutes)
    28. Miller-Meeks (IA): Strikes all and reauthorizes the 
Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act for six years and 
includes provisions updating the workforce development system, 
including by adding allowable uses of funds for statewide and 
local workforce development activities. Makes changes to the 
Job Corps program and codifies the Reentry Employment 
Opportunities program. (10 minutes)
    29. Morelle (NY): Requires the State to distribute funds 
made available for Adult Education and Family Literacy programs 
within 30 days after approval of the unified State plan. (10 
minutes)
    30. Morelle (NY): Allows workforce development funds to be 
used to raise awareness about the local workforce system and 
for the marketing of such system. (10 minutes)
    31. Newman (IL): Strengthens financial literacy and 
empowerment activities for youth and adults within the 
workforce system by adding language to allow coordination with 
entities that provide financial literacy education and 
empowerment activities. Supports workers' ability to understand 
relevant tax information and obligations and adds language for 
financial health factors. (10 minutes)
    32. Phillips (MN), Ross (NC), Sherrill (NJ): Includes 
information on entrepreneurship in career and training services 
provided by One-Stop Career Centers, which provide various 
employment services and connects job seekers with relevant 
trainings and education. (10 minutes)
    33. Porter (CA): Adds mental health experts to the panel 
conducting Comprehensive Needs Assessments for Youth Workforce 
Investment Activities and adds mental health resources training 
to Youth Workforce Training Programs. (10 minutes)
    34. Scanlon (PA): Expands eligibility for summer and year-
round employment programs for youth and revises the language to 
better target youth most in need of services. (10 minutes)
    35. Scanlon (PA): Adds language for training on how to 
ensure positive outcomes and service delivery specifically for 
young people. (10 minutes)
    36. Scanlon (PA): Ensures that the Department of Labor's 
technical assistance supports employers, programs, and staff 
that mentor youth. (10 minutes)
    37. Schneider (IL): Clarifies performance requirements for 
community colleges to qualify for the strengthening community 
colleges training grants program and directs the Secretary of 
Education to provide technical assistance to institutions that 
do not meet adequate performance levels. (10 minutes)
    38. Smith, Adam (WA): Ensures that meals and other food 
assistance is provided to participants in youth workforce 
training activities, as appropriate. (10 minutes)
    39. Torres, Norma (CA): Provides workers information on 
wages, hours, safe working conditions, forming, joining, and 
assisting a labor organization, and other applicable terms and 
conditions of employment to any individual that receives 
training. (10 minutes)

      PART A--TEXT OF AMENDMENT TO H.R. 6531 CONSIDERED AS ADOPTED

  Page 6, line 19, insert before the period the following: ``, 
and in the case of areas where no such data is collected from 
the American Community Survey, such term includes a census 
tract with a poverty rate of not less than 20 percent in the 
most recent decennial census of population conducted by the 
Bureau''.
  Page 7, line 10, strike ``the estimates are'' and insert ``an 
estimate is''.

      PART B--TEXT OF AMENDMENT TO H.R. 7309 CONSIDERED AS ADOPTED

  Page 3, line 8, strike ``180'' and insert ``240''.
  Page 3, line 16, strike ``18'' and insert ``24''.
  Page 8, beginning line 12, strike ``a recognized 
postsecondary credential'' and inserting ``one or more 
recognized postsecondary credentials''.
  Page 10, line 3, insert before the period the following: ``, 
which may include obtaining additional recognized postsecondary 
credentials as necessary for such entry or advancement''.
  Strike page 10, line 23, and all that follows through page 
11, line 5, and insert the following:
                  ``(D)(i) is currently experiencing difficulty 
                in obtaining or upgrading sufficient work; and
                  ``(ii) does not have sufficient work history 
                to qualify, or otherwise would not qualify, for 
                regular unemployment or extended benefits under 
                State or Federal law;''; and
  Page 15, after line 22, insert the following (and redesignate 
the succeeding subsections accordingly):
  (h) Industry or Sector Partnership.--Paragraph (26)(A)(ii) of 
section 3 (29 U.S.C. 3102) is amended by striking ``as 
appropriate'' and inserting ``to the extent practicable''.
  Page 16, line 19, strike ``and inserting `; or''' and insert 
``and inserting a semicolon''.
  Strike page 16, line 21, and all that follows through page 
17, line 3, and insert the following:
                          ``(vii) is a youth living in a high-
                        poverty area; or
                          ``(viii) is a migrant farmworker or 
                        seasonal farmworker; and''.
  Page 18, line 21, insert ``or underemployed'' after ``not 
employed''.
  Page 22, after line 19, insert the following (and redesignate 
the succeeding paragraphs accordingly):
          ``(78) Migrant and seasonal farmworkers.--
                  ``(A) In general.--The term `migrant and 
                seasonal farmworkers' means individuals who are 
                migrant farmworkers or seasonal farmworkers.
                  ``(B) Migrant farmworker.--The term `migrant 
                farmworker' means a seasonal farmworker whose 
                agricultural labor requires travel to a job 
                site such that the farmworker is not reasonably 
                able to return to a permanent place of 
                residence within the same day.
                  ``(C) Seasonal farmworker.--The term 
                `seasonal farmworker' means an individual who 
                is employed, or was employed in the past 12 
                months, in farmwork of a seasonal or other 
                temporary nature.''.
  Page 24, strike lines 6 through 9, and insert the following:
          ``(82) Workforce agency.--The term `workforce agency' 
        means the State agency, local agency, or nonprofit 
        entity responsible for administering workforce 
        development activities or the workforce development 
        system.''.
  Page 25, strike lines 21 and 22, and insert the following:
                          (i) by amending item (aa) to read as 
                        follows:
                                          ``(aa) shall include 
                                        each lead State 
                                        official with primary 
                                        responsibility for a 
                                        core program, including 
                                        the lead State official 
                                        for core programs 
                                        authorized under title 
                                        II and the lead State 
                                        official for core 
                                        programs authorized 
                                        under the 
                                        Rehabilitation Act of 
                                        1973 (29 U.S.C. 720 et 
                                        seq.);''; and
  Page 26, line 3, insert ``shall include'' before ``State''.
  Page 29, line 17, strike ``adaptablity'' and insert 
``adaptability''.
  Page 32, strike lines 7 through 10, and redesignate the 
succeeding clauses accordingly.
  Page 33, line 17, insert ``and'' at the end.
  Page 33, strike lines 18 through 22, and redesignate the 
succeeding clause accordingly.
  Page 35, line 6, strike ``and'' at the end.
  Page 35, line 14, insert ``and'' at the end.
  Page 35, after line 14, insert the following:
                          ``(v) the industry or sector 
                        partnerships within the State and the 
                        opportunities for expansion of such 
                        partnerships to support sector-specific 
                        initiatives; and''.
  Page 40, line 3, strike ``and'' at the end.
  Page 40 after line 3, insert the following (and redesignate 
the succeeding subclause accordingly):
                                  ``(XII) national 
                                intermediaries and 
                                organizations that focus on 
                                underserved communities and 
                                communities of color; and''.
  Page 40, line 10, strike ``section 101(a)(11)'' and insert 
``section 101(a)(2)''.
  Page 42, beginning line 6, strike ``shall'' and all that 
follows through ``(i)'' on line 9, and insert ``may include a 
written response to the comments provided by stakeholders under 
clause (i), which may be in the form of a general response to 
such comments''.
  Page 45, beginning line 13, strike ``a semicolon'' and insert 
``; and''.
  Page 45, strike lines 17 through 21 (and redesignate the 
succeeding clause accordingly).
  Page 59, line 24, insert ``age,'' after ``ethnicity,''.
  Page 67, strike lines 11 through 15, and insert the 
following:
                                  (II) in clause (iii)--
                                          (aa) by striking 
                                        ``clause (i)(IV)'' each 
                                        place it appears and 
                                        inserting ``clause 
                                        (i)(V)''; and
                                          (bb) by inserting 
                                        before the period at 
                                        the end the following: 
                                        ``, unless such 
                                        participants are 
                                        enrolled in services 
                                        under title II''; and
  Page 77, line 21, insert after ``paragraph (4)'' the 
following: ``, and in manner that ensures that such designation 
or certification does not displace (including a partial 
displacement, such as a reduction in the hours of nonovertime 
work, wages, or employment benefits) any currently employed 
public employees under a merit-system''.
  Page 79, line 17, strike ``virtually''.
  Page 80, strike line 22 through 25, and insert the following: 
``sections 127 and 132, and section 6 of the Wagner-Peyser Act 
(29 U.S.C. 49e), and not more than 2 percent of the funds 
allotted under section 211, shall be used to fund the costs of 
infrastructure of one-stop centers in local areas, and the 
percentage of an allotment under any such section shall be 
proportionate to the use of the one-stop delivery system by the 
programs funded by such section.''
  Page 84, strike lines 3 through 9 (and redesignate the 
succeeding subsections accordingly).
  Page 95, strike lines 1 and 2, and insert the following:
                  (B) in subparagraph (B)--
                          (i) in clause (i), by striking ``1/4 
                        of'';
                          (ii) by striking clause (ii); and
                          (iii) by redesignating clause (iii) 
                        as clause (ii).
  Page 96, strike lines 11 through 15 (and redesignate the 
succeeding subparagraphs accordingly).
  Page 98, line 11, strike ``(1)(A)'' and insert ``(1)''.
  Page 99, line 19, strike ``(1)(A)'' and insert ``(1)''.
  Page 103, line 17, strike ``Work-based'' and insert ``Paid or 
unpaid, work-based''.
  Page 105, line 1, strike ``36'' and insert ``24''.
  Page 122, line 7, insert ``(including real-time data to the 
extent practicable)'' before ``relating''.
  Page 125, line 23, insert ``, or national or regional 
intermediaries,'' after ``organizations''.
  Page 126, beginning line 17, strike ``make available, or 
refer such individual to, adult education and family literacy 
activities under title II'' and insert ``co-enroll such 
individual in adult education and family literacy activities 
under title II and such selected program of training 
services''.
  Page 126, line 19, insert after the first period the 
following: ``Such an individual may receive applicable career 
services, including supportive services, under this title.''.
  Page 127, line 11, insert after the first period the 
following: ``An individual shall not be liable for the cost of 
participation in a program during such period without regard to 
whether the provider receives reimbursement under this Act for 
such cost.''.
  Page 130, line 8, insert ``, national or regional 
intermediary,'' after ``organization''.
  Page 132, beginning line 23, strike ``one-stop operator'' and 
insert ``local area''.
  Page 132, line 24, strike ``one-stop operator within a''.
  Page 142, beginning line 5, strike ``one-stop operator'' and 
insert ``local area''.
  Page 142, line 8, strike ``one-stop operator within a''.
  Page 147, after line 9, insert the following:
                  (A) in subparagraph (A), by striking ``and 
                the results received within 45 days after the 
                enrollees enroll in the Job Corps'' and 
                inserting ``after enrollees arrive at a Job 
                Corps campus'';
  Page 147, lines 10 through 14, redesignate subparagraphs (A), 
(B), and (C) as subparagraphs (B), (C), and (D), respectively.
  Page 147, lines 16 and 17, strike ``developing joint 
applications'' and insert ``streamlining the application 
process''.
  Page 148, line 13, strike ``opportunity youth'' and insert 
``individuals eligible to enroll in the Job Corps''.
  Page 148, line 15, insert ``, to the extent practicable,'' 
after ``data''.
  Page 149, strike lines 15 through 19 and insert the 
following:
                                  ``(V) the percentage of 
                                individuals eligible to enroll 
                                in the Job Corps recruited 
                                compared to the established 
                                goals for such recruitment.
  Page 149, strike line 21 and all that follows through line 2 
on page 150 and insert the following:
                                  ``(I) Mentor-protege 
                                program.--The Secretary shall 
                                incorporate Job Corps campus 
                                operations into the mentor-
                                protege program of the 
                                Department of Labor established 
                                in accordance with section 45 
                                of the Small Business Act (15 
                                U.S.C. 657r).
  Page 150, strike lines 22 through 25 and insert the following
                  ``(K) A description of the entity's ability 
                to successfully operate, or partner with 
                relevant entities to operate, a safe learning 
                and residential environment for individuals 
                eligible to enroll in the Job Corps.'';
  Page 151, strike lines 12 through line 23 and insert the 
following:
          ``(4) Direct hire authority.--
                  ``(A) In general.--The Secretary of Labor or 
                the Secretary of Agriculture may appoint, 
                without regard to the provisions of subchapter 
                I of chapter 33 of title 5, United States Code 
                (other than sections 3303 and 3328 of such 
                title), a covered graduate directly to any 
                position with the Department of Labor or the 
                Forest Service, as the case may be, for which 
                the candidate meets Office of Personnel 
                Management qualification standards.
                  ``(B) Covered job corps graduate.--In this 
                paragraph, the term `covered graduate' means a 
                graduate of a Job Corps Campus or a Civilian 
                Conservation Center who successfully completed 
                a training program, including in 
                administration, human resources, business, or 
                quality assurance, that was focused on 
                forestry, wildland firefighting, or another 
                topic relating to the mission of the Department 
                of Labor or the Forest Service.'';
  Page 152, strike lines 10 through 12 and insert the 
following:
  (e) Program Activities.--Section 148 (29 U.S.C. 3198) is 
amended by adding at the end the following:
  ``(f) Basic Health Services.--The Secretary shall, to the 
extent practicable, provide enrollees with basic medical, 
dental, and mental health services.''.
  Page 156, line 17, insert ``, to the extent practicable,'' 
after ``shall''.
  Page 157, strike line 18 and all that follows through line 2 
on page 158, and insert the following:
  ``(a) Projects.--The Secretary may carry out and repeat 
experimental, research, or demonstration projects relating to 
the operations of Job Corps campuses. The Secretary may waive 
any provisions of this subtitle (other than sections 145, 147, 
and 159(c)) that the Secretary finds would prevent the 
Secretary from carrying out the projects, provided that--
  Page 159, line 15, strike ``60'' and insert ``120''.
  Page 164, line 4, strike ``144(a)'' and insert 
``144(a)(2)(A)''.
  Page 166, strike lines 21 through 24 and insert the 
following:
  ``(b) Construction Costs.--Of the amount authorized in 
subsection (a) for each of fiscal years 2023 through 2028, a 
portion of the funds shall be for construction, rehabilitation, 
and acquisition of Job Corps Campuses, as determined by the 
Secretary.''.
  Page 170, beginning line 10, strike ``and ending on June 30 
of the following calendar year'' and insert ``and ending on 
June 30 of the fourth calendar year that begins after such 
fiscal year''.
  Page 170, strike lines 15 and 16, and insert the following:
          (3) in subsection (i)--
                  (A) by amending paragraph (2) to read as 
                follows:
          ``(2) Eligible migrant farmworker.--The term 
        `eligible migrant farmworker' has the meaning given the 
        term `migrant farmworker' in section 3, except that 
        such term also includes a dependent of the 
        farmworker.''; and
                  (B) by amending paragraph (3) to read as 
                follows:
          ``(3) Eligible seasonal farmworker.--The term 
        `eligible seasonal farmworker' has the meaning given 
        the term `seasonal farmworker' in section 3, except 
        that such term also includes a dependent of the 
        farmworker.''.
  Page 171, beginning line 1, amend paragraph (3) to read as 
follows:
          (3) by amending subparagraph (D) to read as follows:
                  ``(D) technical assistance and the training 
                of members of State boards and local boards 
                through grants, cooperative agreements, 
                contracts, and other arrangements with business 
                and labor intermediaries;'';
  Page 171, line 9, insert ``age,'' after ``approaches,''.
  Page 173, beginning line 6, strike ``entrepreneurial, 
evidence-based'' and insert ``evidence-based, or''.
  Page 176, line 18, strike ``that is'' and all that follows 
through line 24, and insert ``that is conducted in a manner 
consistent with applicable evaluation, data, and privacy 
standards and practices of the Office of Management and 
Budget''.
  Page 182, line 12, strike ``subsection (k)'' and insert 
``subsection (j)''.
  Page 182, beginning on line 18, strike ``subsection (k)'' and 
insert ``subsection (j)''.
  Page 183, beginning on line 7, strike ``subsections (f) 
through (h)'' and insert ``subsections (f) and (g)''.
  Page 183, beginning on line 22, strike ``specified in 
subsection (f)'' and insert ``described in subsection (g)''.
  Page 186, beginning on line 24, strike ``The goals of the 
partnership with respect to'' and insert ``How the eligible 
institution will identify and define appropriate performance 
outcome measurements (as determined by the Secretary) to 
measure''.
  Page 187, beginning on line 1, strike ``capacity building (as 
described in subsection (f)(1)(B)); and'' and insert ``how 
activities supported by the grant build capacity for in-demand 
skills training, such as by increasing the breadth and depth of 
employer engagement and by developing and implementing new and 
accelerated instructional techniques or technologies;''.
  Page 187, line 5, strike ``the partnership'' and insert ``the 
eligible institution''.
  Page 187, beginning on line 7, strike ``or subsection (f) of 
this section.'' and insert ``; and''.
  Page 187, after line 8, insert the following:
                          ``(iii) any other performance 
                        outcomes identified by the 
                        Secretary.''.
  Page 203, beginning line 9, strike ``may use not more than 30 
percent of such amounts'' and insert ``may not use less than 25 
percent, or more than 40 percent, of such amounts''.
  Page 204, line 13, strike ``90'' and insert ``180''.
  Page 204, line 16, insert before the semicolon at the end the 
following: ``, including cognitive behavioral therapy with a 
workforce emphasis''.
  Page 207, line 22, insert before the period at the end the 
following: ``, including clear delineation of whether the 
evidence is strong, moderate, or promising''.
  Page 223, strike lines 6 through 16.
  Page 232, strike line 11 (and redesignate the succeeding 
paragraphs accordingly).
  Page 237, line 13, insert after ``veterans,'' the following: 
``the provision of employment services by public employees 
under a merit system,''.
  Page 238, line 24, insert ``and'' after the second semicolon.
  Page 239, line 5, strike the semicolon and insert a period.
  Page 239, beginning line 23, strike paragraph (4) and insert 
the following (and redesignate the succeeding paragraphs 
accordingly):
          ``(4) in paragraph (4)(C)--
                  ``(A) in clause (i), by striking `is basic 
                skills deficient' and inserting `has 
                foundational skills''; and
                  ``(B) in clause (iii), by striking 
                `language';
          ``(5) in paragraph (6)(A), by striking `language' in 
        the first place it appears;
          ``(6) in paragraph (7)--
                  ``(A) in the heading, by striking `Language'; 
                and
                  ``(B) in the matter preceding subparagraph 
                (A), by striking `English language learner' and 
                inserting `English learner';''.
  Page 240, beginning line 18, strike ``(and which may be 
provided concurrently with other adult education activities and 
services, such as adult basic education)''.
  Page 254, after line 19, insert the following:
                  ``(B) in subparagraph (K), by striking 
                `English language learners' and inserting 
                `English learners';''.
  Page 255, after line 5, insert the following
  ``(a) English Learner.--Section 231(e)(1)(B)(ii) (29 U.S.C. 
3321(e)(1)(B)(ii)) is amended by striking `language'.''.
  Page 255, line 6, strike ``Section 231(e)(6)'' and insert the 
following:
  ``(b) Best Practices.--Section 231(e)(6)''.
  Page 256, after line 18, insert the following (and 
redesignate the succeeding clauses accordingly):
                          ``(i) in subparagraph (B), by 
                        striking `English language learners' 
                        and inserting `English learners';''.
  Page 257, after line 4, insert the following (and redesignate 
the succeeding clauses accordingly):
                          ``(i) in subparagraph (C)(vii)(I), by 
                        striking `language';''.
  Page 258, beginning line 14, strike ``English literacy and 
civics education, in combination with'' and insert ``integrated 
English literacy and civics education, and''.
  Page 258, beginning line 18, strike ``, or work-based 
learning'' and insert ``work-based learning, or other workforce 
development services''.
  Page 258, strike lines 21 and 22 and insert the following:
                  ``(A) in paragraph (1)--
                          ``(i) by striking `English language 
                        learners' and inserting `English 
                        learners'; and
                          ``(ii) by striking `, and place such 
                        adults in,'; and''.
  Page 259, line 1, strike ``language''.
  Page 262, after line 12, insert the following (and 
redesignate the succeeding section accordingly):

SEC. 502. MERIT SYSTEM EMPLOYEES.

   Section 13 of the Wagner-Peyser Act (29 U.S.C. 49l) is 
amended by adding at the end the following:
  ``(c) The employment services authorized under this Act shall 
be performed by public employees under a merit system.''.
  Page 262, after line 14, insert the following:
  (a) Procedures.--Section 15(b)(2)(F)(i) of the Wagner-Peyser 
Act (29 U.S.C. 49l-2(b)(2)(F)(i)) is amended by inserting 
before the semicolon at the end the following: ``, open, 
linked, and interoperable''.
  Page 262, line 15, strike ``Section 15(g)'' and insert the 
following:
  (b) Authorization of Appropriations.--Section 15(g)

         PART C--TEXT OF AMENDMENTS TO H.R. 7309 MADE IN ORDER

1. An Amendment To Be Offered by Representative Bice of Oklahoma or Her 
                   Designee, Debatable for 10 Minutes

  At the end of chapter 2 of subtitle B of title II, insert the 
following (and conform the table of contents accordingly):

SEC. 243. YOUTH WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS FOR HIGH-DEMAND 
                    OCCUPATIONS.

  Section 129(b)(2) of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity 
Act (29 U.S.C. 3164(b)(2)) is amended--
          (1) in subparagraph (D)(v), by striking ``and'' at 
        the end;
          (2) in subparagraph (E), by striking the period and 
        inserting ``; and''; and
          (3) by inserting at the end the following:
                  ``(F) developing partnerships between 
                educational institutions (including area career 
                and technical education schools and 
                institutions of higher education) and employers 
                to create or improve workforce development 
                programs to address the identified education 
                and skill needs of the workforce and the 
                employment needs of employers in the regions of 
                the State, as determined based on the most 
                recent analysis conducted under subparagraphs 
                (B) and (C) of section 102(b)(1).''.
  At the end of chapter 3 of subtitle B of title II, insert the 
following (and conform the table of contents accordingly):

SEC. 235. ADULT WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS FOR HIGH-DEMAND 
                    OCCUPATIONS.

  (a) Statewide Adult Workforce Development Programs for High-
demand Occupations.--Section 134(a)(3)(A) of such Act (29 
U.S.C. 3174(a)(3)(A)) is amended--
          (1) in clause (xiii), by striking ``and'' at the end;
          (2) in clause (xiv), by striking the period and 
        inserting ``; and''; and
          (3) by inserting at the end the following:
                          ``(xv) developing partnerships 
                        between educational institutions 
                        (including area career and technical 
                        education schools and institutions of 
                        higher education) and employers to 
                        create or improve workforce development 
                        programs to address the identified 
                        education and skill needs of the 
                        workforce and the employment needs of 
                        employers in the regions of the State, 
                        as determined based on the most recent 
                        analysis conducted under subparagraphs 
                        (B) and (C) of section 102(b)(1).''.
  (b) Local Adult Workforce Development Programs for High-
demand Occupations.--Section 134(d)(1)(A) of such Act (29 
U.S.C. 3174(d)(1)(A)) is amended--
          (1) in clause (xi), by striking ``and'' at the end;
          (2) in clause (xii), by striking the period and 
        inserting ``; and''; and
          (3) by inserting at the end the following:
                          ``(xiii) the development of 
                        partnerships between educational 
                        institutions (including area career and 
                        technical education schools and 
                        institutions of higher education) and 
                        employers to create or improve 
                        workforce development programs to 
                        address the identified education and 
                        skill needs of the workforce and the 
                        employment needs of employers in the 
                        region, as determined based on the most 
                        recent analysis conducted by the local 
                        board under section 107(d)(2).''.
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  2. An Amendment To Be Offered by Representative Blunt Rochester of 
           Delaware or Her Designee, Debatable for 10 Minutes

  Page 108, line 13, strike ``not more'' and all that follows 
through ``wages'' on line 15 and insert ``such funds to 
subsidize wages''.
  Page 112, line 23, strike ``sector.'' and insert ``sector 
(including the needs of small businesses).''.
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  3. An Amendment To Be Offered by Representative Blunt Rochester of 
           Delaware or Her Designee, Debatable for 10 Minutes

  Page 181, line 18, strike ``176'' and insert ``177''.
  Page 234, after line 4, insert the following:

SEC. 281. IMPROVING APPROACHES FOR COMMUNITIES TO THRIVE (IMPACT) 
                    GRANTS.

  Subtitle D of title I (29 U.S.C. 3221 et seq.), as amended by 
this Act, is further amended by inserting after section 175, as 
added by the preceding section, the following:

``SEC. 176. IMPROVING APPROACHES FOR COMMUNITIES TO THRIVE (IMPACT) 
                    GRANTS.

  ``(a) In General.--The Secretary shall award, on a 
competitive basis, grants to local boards described in 
subsection (c) for summer or year-round programs authorized 
under section 130 for opportunity youth in communities 
disproportionately affected by gun violence for the purposes of 
connecting opportunity youth to in-demand industry sectors or 
occupations.
  ``(b) Award Periods.--The Secretary shall award grants under 
this section for an initial period of not more than 4 years, 
and may renew such awards for additional 4-year periods.
  ``(c) Selection Criteria.--In awarding funds under this 
section, the Secretary shall award grants to local boards 
serving local areas that--
          ``(1) for not less than 2 out of the 3 calendar years 
        preceding the date on which an application for a grant 
        under this section is submitted--
                  ``(A) have experienced 35 or more homicides 
                per year; or
                  ``(B) have experienced 20 or more homicides 
                per year and had a homicide rate that was not 
                less than double the national average; or
          ``(2) have a compelling need to address community 
        violence, as determined by the Secretary, based on high 
        levels of homicide relative to other local areas within 
        the same State.
  ``(d) Partnerships.--In carrying out the activities funded 
under a grant under this section, a local board may partner 
with--
          ``(1) a community-based, nonprofit organization 
        that--
                  ``(A) serves the residents served by a unit 
                of general local government;
                  ``(B) has a track record of providing 
                workforce development activities for 
                individuals with barriers to employment;
                  ``(C) focuses on training competencies and 
                skills to prepare opportunity youth for in-
                demand sectors and occupations; and
                  ``(D) provides--
                          ``(i) training for opportunity youth 
                        with foundational skill needs; and
                          ``(ii) soft skills training that 
                        enables opportunity youth to engage 
                        successfully in work culture;
          ``(2) an Indian Tribe or an agency primarily serving 
        Native Americans;
          ``(3) an entity that carries out activities 
        authorized in this Act that has a focus on opportunity 
        youth;
          ``(4) an apprenticeship program;
          ``(5) a community college (as defined in section 
        172(i)(1)); or
          ``(6) a unit of general local government.
  ``(e) Reporting.--Each local board receiving a grant under 
this section shall submit a performance report to the Secretary 
that, with respect to the program funded by such grant, 
identifies the levels of performance achieved on the 
performance metrics listed in section 130(d).
  ``(f) Authorization of Appropriations.--To carry out this 
section, there are authorized to be appropriated such sums as 
may be necessary for each fiscal years 2023 through 2028.''.
  Page 234, lines 6 and 8, strike ``176'' and insert ``177''.
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 4. An Amendment To Be Offered by Representative Bowman of New York or 
                 His Designee, Debatable for 10 Minutes

  Page 52, line 2, after ``with'' insert ``alignment, 
coordination, and continuity between K-12 education providers, 
and''.
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 5. An Amendment To Be Offered by Representative Bowman of New York or 
                 His Designee, Debatable for 10 Minutes

  Page 25, line 22, strike ``and''.
  Page 25, after line 22, insert the following:
                          (ii) in item (bb), by striking 
                        ``and'' at the end; and
  Page 26, strike line 12 and insert ``and''.
  Page 26, after line 12, insert the following:
                                          ``(dd) shall include 
                                        a representative of 
                                        youth, who qualifies 
                                        under the eligible 
                                        youth definition; 
                                        and''; and
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 6. An Amendment To Be Offered by Representative Bustos of Illinois or 
                 Her Designee, Debatable for 10 Minutes

  Page 137, line 21, strike ``and'' at the end.
  Page 137, line 25, strike the period at the end and insert 
``; and''.
  Page 137, after line 25, insert the following:
                  (D) in clause (xi), by striking ``and'' at 
                the end;
                  (E) in clause (xii), by striking the period 
                and inserting ``; and''; and
                  (F) by adding at the end the following:
                          ``(xiii) training programs (including 
                        activities that prepare individuals for 
                        occupations in the technology sector) 
                        for individuals who are, or are likely 
                        to become, dislocated workers as a 
                        result of automation, which includes a 
                        device, process, or system that 
                        functions without continuous input from 
                        an operator, including--
                                  ``(I) advanced technologies, 
                                such as--
                                          ``(aa) data 
                                        collection, 
                                        classification 
                                        processing, and 
                                        analytics; and
                                          ``(bb) 3-D printing, 
                                        digital design and 
                                        simulation, and digital 
                                        manufacturing;
                                  ``(II) robotics, including 
                                collaborative robotics, and 
                                worker augmentation technology;
                                  ``(III) autonomous vehicle 
                                technology; or
                                  ``(IV) autonomous machinery 
                                technology.''.
  Page 177, after line 5, insert the following:
  (a) Automation Technology.--Section 170(b)(1)(A) (29 U.S.C. 
3225(b)(1)(A)) is amended by inserting ``advances in automation 
technology (as described in section 134(d)(1)(A)(xiii)),'' 
before ``plant closures,''.
  Page 177, line 6, strike ``Section 170(c)(1)(B)'' and insert 
the following:
  (b) National or Regional Intermediaries.--Section 
170(c)(1)(B)
  Page 177, after line 10, insert the following:
  (c) Authorization of Appropriations.--Section 170 (29 U.S.C. 
3225) is further amended by adding at the end the following:
  ``(e) Authorization of Appropriations.--In addition to any 
funds reserved under section 132(a)(2)(A) to carry out this 
section, there are authorized to be appropriated to carry out 
this section $40,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2023 through 
2027.''.
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     7. An Amendment To Be Offered by Representative Cartwright of 
         Pennsylvania or His Designee, Debatable for 10 Minutes

  Page 179, line 10, insert ``, including transportation needs 
determined appropriate by the Secretary'' after ``program''.
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 8. An Amendment To Be Offered by Representative Case of Hawaii or His 
                   Designee, Debatable for 10 Minutes

  Add at the end the following:

``TITLE VII--REPORT ON CHALLENGES OF UNEMPLOYED AND LOW-INCOME AMERICAN 
     INDIANS, ALASKA NATIVES, AND NATIVE HAWAIIANS IN LABOR MARKET


``SEC. 701 REPORT ON CHALLENGES OF UNEMPLOYED AND LOW-INCOME AMERICAN 
                    INDIANS, ALASKA NATIVES, AND NATIVE HAWAIIANS IN 
                    LABOR MARKET.

  `` Not later than 180 days after the date of the enactment of 
this Act, the Comptroller General of the United States shall 
submit to Congress a report that--
          ``(1) reviews the unique challenges that unemployed 
        and low-income American Indians, Alaska Natives and 
        Native Hawaiians face in the labor market; and
          ``(2) provides recommendations for improving low-
        income American Indians, Alaska Natives and Native 
        Hawaiians access to Federal employment and training 
        services.''.
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 9. An Amendment To Be Offered by Representative Cohen of Tennessee or 
                 His Designee, Debatable for 10 Minutes

  Page 50, strike lines 22 and 23, and insert the following:
                  (B) in subparagraph (C)--
                          (i) in clause (ii), by striking the 
                        semicolon and inserting ``; and''; and
                          (ii) by amending clause (iii) to read 
                        as follows:
                          ``(iii) may include representatives 
                        of local educational agencies 
                        overseeing career and technical 
                        education, local educators, or 
                        representatives of community-based 
                        organizations with demonstrated 
                        experience and expertise in addressing 
                        the education or training needs of 
                        individuals with barriers to 
                        employment;'';
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10. An Amendment To Be Offered by Representative Golden of Maine or His 
                   Designee, Debatable for 10 Minutes

  Page 79, after line 10, insert the following:
  ``(d) Access to Broadband Internet Service.--Section 
121(e)(1) of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (29 
U.S.C. 3151(e)(1)) is amended--
          ``(1) in subparagraph (D), by striking `and' after 
        the semicolon;
          ``(2) in subparagraph (E), by striking the period at 
        the end and inserting `; and'; and
          ``(3) by adding at the end the following:
                  ```(F) provide access to broadband internet 
                service, including for rural communities. '.''.
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 11. An Amendment To Be Offered by Representative Good of Virginia or 
                 His Designee, Debatable for 10 Minutes

  Page 20, strike lines 3 through 7.
  Page 84, after line 2, insert the following:
  (a) Apprentice.--Section 122(a) (29 U.S.C. 3152(a)) is 
amended--
          (2) in paragraph (2)(B), by striking ``registered''; 
        and
          (3) in paragraph (3), by striking ``A provider 
        described in paragraph (2)(B) shall be included and 
        maintained on the list of eligible providers of 
        training services described in subsection (d) for so 
        long as the corresponding program of the provider 
        remains registered as described in paragraph (2)(B).''.
  Page 84, line 4, strike ``is'' and insert ``is further''.
  Page 177, after line 12, insert the following:
          (1) in subsection (b), by striking paragraph (10), 
        and redesignating paragraphs (11) and (12) as 
        paragraphs (10) and (11);
  Page 178, after line 14, insert following:
                                  (I) in clause (i), by 
                                striking ``registered'';
  Page 178, line 19, strike ``and''.
  Page 178, after line 19, insert the following:
                                  (III) in clause (xiii), by 
                                striking ``registered''; and
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  12. An Amendment To Be Offered by Representative Gottheimer of New 
            Jersey or His Designee, Debatable for 10 Minutes

  Page 128, line 11, strike ``and''.
  Page 128, line 14, strike the period and insert ``; and''.
  Page 128, after line 14, insert the following:
                                  (V) veterans.
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 13. An Amendment To Be Offered by Representative Harder of California 
               or His Designee, Debatable for 10 Minutes

  Page 98, line 5, strike ``and''.
  Page 98, line 8, strike the period and insert ``; and''.
  Page 98, after line 8, insert the following:
                          ``(vi) providing workforce readiness 
                        opportunities, supportive services, 
                        adult mentoring, financial literacy, 
                        activities to develop soft skills, or 
                        career exposure activities.
  Page 101, line 4, strike ``and''.
  Page 101, strike line 7 and inserting ``resources; and''.
  Page 101, after line 7, insert the following:
                  ``(E) identify successful community-based 
                models for youth workforce development and 
                encourage integration with local area 
                activities.''.
  Page 101, after line 18, insert the following:
                  (A) in subparagraph (A)(ii), by inserting ``, 
                including through a youth-serving national or 
                regional intermediary with experience 
                developing youth workforce readiness programs 
                and that subgrants to community-based 
                organizations'' before the semicolon;
  Page 105, after line 21, insert the following:
                  ``(O) Activities to develop fundamental 
                workforce readiness skills, or to develop 
                employability skills, which may include 
                communication, creativity, collaboration, and 
                critical thinking, and that support social-
                emotional development through every 
                developmental stage, in both formal and 
                informal learning experiences.
  Page 108, line 12, strike ``and''.
  Page 108, line 16, strike the period and insert ``; and''.
  Page 108, after line 16, insert the following:
                  ``(D) use such funds to provide subgrants to 
                eligible community-based organizations with 
                experience in youth workforce readiness and 
                training to administer activities of such a 
                program.
  Page 115, line 6, insert ``, which may include the names of 
community-based organizations that partnered with the local 
program administrator to fulfill the required program 
elements'' after ``program''.
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 14. An Amendment To Be Offered by Representative Harder of California 
               or His Designee, Debatable for 10 Minutes

  Page 228, line 14, strike ``or'' the first place it appears.
  Page 228, line 16, insert ``, or where the local unemployment 
rate is higher than the national unemployment rate'' after 
``market''.
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15. An Amendment To Be Offered by Representative Horsford of Nevada or 
                 His Designee, Debatable for 10 Minutes

  Page 43, line 8, strike ``pathways; and'' and insert 
``pathways;''.
  Page 43, line 16, strike the closed quotation marks and 
semicolon, and insert ``; and''.
  Page 43, after line 16, insert the following:
                          ``(vii) how the State's strategy will 
                        ensure that information about each 
                        recognized postsecondary credential 
                        that is obtained by any program 
                        participant of a core program described 
                        in subclause (V) of section 
                        116(b)(2)(A)(i)--
                                  ``(I) will be made fully 
                                available under section 
                                116(d)(6)(A) to the public as 
                                transparent, linked, open, and 
                                interoperable data using open 
                                formats that are human readable 
                                and machine actionable; and
                                  ``(II) will include, at a 
                                minimum--
                                          ``(aa) the levels of 
                                        performance achieved 
                                        with respect to such 
                                        participant on the 
                                        performance 
                                        accountability 
                                        indicators under 
                                        clauses (i) and (ii) of 
                                        section 116(b)(2)(B) 
                                        and the other 
                                        performance measures 
                                        under section 116; and
                                          ``(bb) the 
                                        competencies, role in 
                                        career pathways, and 
                                        alignment to in-demand 
                                        industry and 
                                        occupational skills of 
                                        such credential.'';
  Page 70, strike lines 9 through 25, and insert the following:
                          ``(viii) Statistical adjustment 
                        model.--The Secretary of Labor and the 
                        Secretary of Education shall--
                                  ``(I) develop and disseminate 
                                an objective statistical 
                                model--
                                          ``(aa) that will be 
                                        used to make the 
                                        adjustments in the 
                                        State adjusted levels 
                                        of performance for 
                                        actual economic 
                                        conditions and 
                                        characteristics of 
                                        participants under 
                                        clauses (v) and (vii); 
                                        and
                                          ``(bb) that has been 
                                        peer reviewed by a 
                                        technical working group 
                                        of not less than 3 
                                        researchers, and not 
                                        less than 2 State data 
                                        performance and 
                                        analysis technical 
                                        specialists, and the 
                                        representatives 
                                        described in paragraph 
                                        (4)(B); and
                                  ``(II) publicly disclose the 
                                factors included in the 
                                statistical adjustment model, 
                                and the results of the peer 
                                review in subclause (I)(bb), in 
                                a report describing the model 
                                used to determine the adjusted 
                                levels of performance.'';
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 16. An Amendment To Be Offered by Representative Jackson Lee of Texas 
               or Her Designee, Debatable for 10 Minutes

  At the end of title IV, add the following (and conform the 
table of contents accordingly):

SEC. 403. STEM EDUCATION FOR GIRLS AND WOMEN.

  In carrying out the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act 
(as amended by this Act), the Secretary of Labor shall--
          (1) prioritize providing access for girls and women 
        to STEM education (science, technology, engineering, 
        and math); and
          (2) ensure that educational institutions receiving 
        assistance under such Act will engage in outreach and 
        support services to girls and women to encourage their 
        enrollment in, and successful completion of, STEM 
        curricula.
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 17. An Amendment To Be Offered by Representative Jackson Lee of Texas 
               or Her Designee, Debatable for 10 Minutes

  At the end of title IV, add the following (and conform the 
table of contents accordingly):

SEC. 403. APPLICATIONS FROM HBCUS AND OTHER MINORITY-SERVING 
                    INSTITUTIONS.

  In carrying out the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act 
(as amended by this Act), the Secretary of Labor shall--
          (1) encourage HBCUs (historically Black colleges and 
        universities), minority-serving institutions, and 
        Tribally controlled colleges and universities to apply 
        for assistance under such Act to provide job skills 
        training and educational services; and
          (2) prioritize applications for assistance from such 
        entities.
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18. An Amendment To Be Offered by Representative Jacobs of New York or 
                 His Designee, Debatable for 10 Minutes

  Page 44, line 15, strike the closed quotation marks and ``; 
and''.
  Page 44, after line 15, insert the following:
                                  ``(VI) the plan of the 
                                eligible agency to award grants 
                                and contracts to eligible 
                                providers under section 231 in 
                                a timely manner as required 
                                under subsection (a) of such 
                                section;''; and''.
  Page 45, after line 9, insert the following:
                                  (II) in clause (viii)(I), by 
                                inserting before the semicolon 
                                the following: ``, and award 
                                grants and contracts to 
                                eligible providers under 
                                section 231 in a timely manner 
                                as required under subsection 
                                (a) of such section'';
  Page 255, after line 5, insert the following:
  (a) Grants and Contracts for Eligible Providers.--Section 
231(a) (29 U.S.C. 3321(a)) is amended by striking ``shall 
award'' and inserting ``shall award, in a timely manner,''.
  Page 255, line 6, strike ``Section 231(e)(6)'' and insert the 
following:
  (b) Considerations.--Section 231(e)(6)
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 19. An Amendment To Be Offered by Representative Jacobs of California 
               or Her Designee, Debatable for 10 Minutes

  Page 135, line 24, before the semicolon, insert ``, except 
that up to 5 percent of such funds may be used to provide 
supportive services without regard to the requirement of this 
subclause''.
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20. An Amendment To Be Offered by Representative Jayapal of Washington 
               or Her Designee, Debatable for 10 Minutes

  Page 172, line 2, strike ``(C)'' and insert ``(D)''.
  Page 172, line 15, strike all that follows after 
``activities.''.
  Page 172, after line 15, insert the following:
                  ``(C) Study on training opportunities for 
                domestic workers.--The Secretary of Labor may 
                conduct a study on the development, for 
                domestic workers who work in health care, of 
                career pathways, national training standards, 
                apprenticeship programs, and recognized 
                postsecondary credentials or a secondary school 
                diploma or its recognized equivalent, which may 
                include how the creation or expansion of 
                apprenticeship programs for such domestic 
                workers (including such programs conducted at 
                work sites of such workers and such programs 
                that use peer educators and peer mentors for 
                such workers) could improve opportunities for 
                such workers, and make recommendations on 
                whether and, if so, how such programs could 
                improve wages and working conditions across the 
                domestic worker industry.''; and
  Page 172, line 16, strike ``(C)'' and insert ``(D)''.
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21. An Amendment To Be Offered by Representative Kaptur of Ohio or Her 
                   Designee, Debatable for 10 Minutes

  Page 172, line 2, strike ``(C)'' and insert ``(D)''.
  Page 172, line 15, strike everything after ``activities.''.
  Page 172, after line 15, insert the following:
                  ``(C) Study on automotive truck and mechanic 
                workforce industry.--The Secretary of Labor, in 
                coordination with the heads of relevant Federal 
                agencies, may conduct a study on the automotive 
                truck and mechanic workforce industry in the 
                public and private sector that includes--
                          ``(i) data relating to the number of 
                        individuals entering such industry in 
                        comparison to previous 20 years;
                          ``(ii) identify strategies Federal 
                        agencies and Congress may implement to 
                        prevent an automotive mechanic skilled 
                        workforce shortage;
                          ``(iii) if there is a decline in the 
                        number of students and young 
                        professionals entering such workforce 
                        identified pursuant to clause (i), an 
                        assessment relating to the reasons for 
                        such a decline;
                          ``(iv) how the Federal agencies are 
                        adjusting training programs or 
                        providing a greater number of 
                        apprenticeships to satisfy the needs of 
                        an increase in advanced modern 
                        technology in automotive truck, public 
                        fleets, and hydrogen-powered vehicles; 
                        and
                          ``(v) recommendations relating to the 
                        advancement of automotive technician 
                        training and apprenticeship programs; 
                        and''.
  Page 172, line 16, strike ``(C)'' and insert ``(D)''.
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 22. An Amendment To Be Offered by Representative Kilmer of Washington 
               or His Designee, Debatable for 10 Minutes

  At the end of subtitle D of title II, add the following:

SEC. 283. NATIONAL STUDY OF FEDERAL PROGRAM ACCESS FOR JOB-SEEKERS.

  Section 169(b)(4) of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity 
Act (29 U.S.C. 3224(b)(4)) is amended--
          (1) by redesignating subparagraph (K) as subparagraph 
        (L); and
          (2) by inserting after subparagraph (J) the 
        following:
                  ``(K) The Secretary of Labor shall conduct a 
                study on Federal, State, and local efforts to 
                improve accessibility of Federal programs for 
                eligible job seekers. Such study shall include 
                an analysis of the following:
                          ``(i) Past and current efforts in the 
                        United States, including at the State 
                        and local level, to improve 
                        accessibility of programs through 
                        benefit interoperability and 
                        categorical eligibility initiatives, 
                        including with respect to the following 
                        kinds of benefits: job training, 
                        tuition assistance, nutrition, housing, 
                        heating and energy, transit, 
                        transportation, and healthcare.
                          ``(ii) The connection between a 
                        jobseekers' access to such programs and 
                        their short and long-term economic 
                        self-sufficiency.
                          ``(iii) Information on which kinds of 
                        benefits most quickly lead to increased 
                        economic self-sufficiency for 
                        jobseekers.
                          ``(iv) Challenges in existing 
                        programs for jobseekers to attain 
                        economic self-sufficiency, including 
                        the impact of a reduction in benefits 
                        before economic self-sufficiency is 
                        attained.
                          ``(v) Recommendations on improving 
                        Federal programs to better ensure 
                        jobseekers attain economic self-
                        sufficiency.''.
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 23. An Amendment To Be Offered by Representative Lawrence of Michigan 
               or Her Designee, Debatable for 10 Minutes

    Page 77, line 9, strike ``and''.
    Page 77, line 10, insert ``, and individuals at risk of 
displacement and in need of upskilling due to evolving 
technologies or automation`` before ``through''.
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 24. An Amendment To Be Offered by Representative Lawrence of Michigan 
               or Her Designee, Debatable for 10 Minutes

  Page 244, line 13, after ``implement'', insert ``(as an 
alternative to meeting the requirements of section 116)''.
  Page 251, strike line 23 and all that follows through page 
252, line 2.
  Page 252, line 3, strike ``(7)'' and insert ``(6)''.
  Page 252, strike lines 16 through 24.
  Page 253, line 1, strike ``(9)'' and insert ``(7)''.
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 25. An Amendment To Be Offered by Representative Lee of California or 
                 Her Designee, Debatable for 10 Minutes

  Page 172, line 2, strike ``(C)'' and insert ``(D)''.
  Page 172, line 15, strike everything after ``activities.''.
  Page 172, after line 15, insert the following:
                  ``(C) Study on stem workforce and stem 
                education.--The Secretary of Labor, in 
                coordination with the Secretary of Education, 
                may conduct a study on--
                          ``(i) the number of STEM jobs 
                        currently available and anticipated 
                        expansion in this career pathway;
                          ``(ii) the STEM and computer science 
                        course availability in public secondary 
                        schools, disaggregated by race, 
                        ethnicity, and gender; and
                          ``(iii) how to expand access, 
                        particularly for individuals with 
                        barriers to employment and for rural 
                        communities, to the STEM and computer 
                        science fields.''.
  Page 172, line 16, strike ``(C)'' and insert ``(D)''.
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     26. An Amendment To Be Offered by Representative McGovern of 
        Massachusetts or His Designee, Debatable for 10 Minutes

  Page 172, line 2, strike ``(C)'' and insert ``(D)''.
  Page 172, line 15, strike everything after ``activities.''.
  Page 172, after line 15, inserting the following:
                  ``(C) Report on individuals with creative 
                skillsets.--The Secretary of Labor may conduct 
                a study on the integration of individuals with 
                creative skillsets (including individuals with 
                training in the arts or creative industries) 
                into in-demand industry sectors and 
                occupations.''; and
  Page 172, line 16, strike ``(C)'' and insert ``(D)''.
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27. An Amendment To Be Offered by Representative Miller of Illinois or 
                 Her Designee, Debatable for 10 Minutes

  Page 260, after line 20, insert the following:

SEC. 403. PROHIBITION ON PAYMENT OR REIMBURSEMENT FOR HEALTH CARE 
                    SERVICES.

  Subtitle A of title V (29 U.S.C. 3341 et seq.) is further 
amended by adding at the end the following:

``SEC. 508. PROHIBITION ON PAYMENT OR REIMBURSEMENT FOR HEALTH CARE 
                    SERVICES.

  ``Funds made available to carry out this Act shall not be 
used to provide direct payment or reimbursement for any health 
care services.''.
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 28. An Amendment To Be Offered by Representative Miller-Meeks of Iowa 
               or Her Designee, Debatable for 10 Minutes

  Strike all of the text and insert the following:

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

  This Act may be cited as the ``The Workforce Innovation and 
Opportunity Act of 2022''.

SEC. 2. TABLE OF CONTENTS.

  The table of contents for this Act is as follows:

Sec. 1. Short title.
Sec. 2. Table of contents.
Sec. 3. Definitions.

                TITLE I--WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES

                      Subtitle A--System Alignment

Sec. 101. State workforce development board.
Sec. 102. Unified State plan.
Sec. 103. Workforce development areas.
Sec. 104. Local workforce development boards.
Sec. 105. Local plan.
Sec. 106. Performance accountability system.

        Subtitle B--Workforce Investment Activities and Providers

Sec. 111. Establishment of one-stop delivery systems.
Sec. 112. Identification of eligible providers of training services.
Sec. 113. Within State allocations.
Sec. 114. Use of funds for youth workforce investment activities.
Sec. 115. Use of funds for employment and training activities.
Sec. 116. Authorization of appropriations.

                          Subtitle C--Job Corps

Sec. 121. Job Corps centers.
Sec. 122. Program activities.
Sec. 123. Standards of conduct.
Sec. 124. Advisory committees.
Sec. 125. Experimental projects and technical assistance.
Sec. 126. Job Corps Scholars activities.
Sec. 127. Authorization of appropriations.

                      Subtitle D--National Programs

Sec. 131. Evaluations and research.
Sec. 132. YouthBuild program.
Sec. 133. Justice-involved individuals Reentry Program Start-up Grants.
Sec. 134. Authorization of appropriations.

                       Subtitle E--Administration

Sec. 137.  Secretarial administrative authorities and responsibilities.

                 TITLE II--ADULT EDUCATION AND LITERACY

Sec. 201. Authorization of appropriations.
Sec. 202. State leadership activities.
Sec. 203. Grants and contracts for eligible provider.

                      TITLE III--GENERAL PROVISIONS

Sec. 301. Executive agency review of occupational licensing 
          requirements.

              TITLE IV--AMENDMENTS TO THE WAGNER-PEYSER ACT

Sec. 401. Workforce and labor market information system.

          TITLE V--AMENDMENTS TO THE REHABILITATION ACT OF 1973

Sec. 501. Competitive integrated employment.
Sec. 502. Authorization of appropriations.

SEC. 3. DEFINITIONS.

  The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (29 U.S.C. 3101 
et seq.) is amended in section 3 (29 U.S.C. 3102)--
          (1) in paragraph (7)(B), by striking ``registered'' 
        and all that follows through ``171)'';
          (2) in paragraph (44)--
                  (A) in subparagraph (B), by striking ``and'' 
                at the end;
                  (B) in subparagraph (C), by striking the 
                period at the end and inserting ``; and''; and
                  (C) by adding at the end the following:
                  ``(D) in a case in which each of the 
                conditions under section 134(c)(3)(I)(i) are 
                met with respect to such training (including 
                the establishment of an on-the-job training 
                agreement described in section 
                134(c)(3)(I)(iii)), provides the Federal share 
                of the cost of training to the employer through 
                an employer-directed skills account.'';
          (3) by amending paragraph (47) to read as follows:
          ``(47) Pay-for-performance contract strategy.--The 
        term `pay-for-performance contract strategy' means a 
        procurement strategy that--
                  ``(A) uses pay-for-performance contracts in 
                the provision of training services described in 
                section 134(c)(3) or activities described in 
                section 129(c)(2), and includes--
                          ``(i) contracts, each of which shall 
                        specify a fixed amount that will be 
                        paid to an eligible service provider 
                        (which may include a local or national 
                        community-based organization or 
                        intermediary, community college, or 
                        other training provider, that is 
                        eligible under section 122 or 123, as 
                        appropriate) based on the achievement 
                        of specified levels of performance on 
                        the primary indicators of performance 
                        described in section 116(b)(2)(A) for 
                        target populations as identified by the 
                        local board (including individuals with 
                        barriers to employment), within a 
                        defined timetable, and which may 
                        provide for bonus payments to such 
                        service provider to expand capacity to 
                        provide effective training;
                          ``(ii) a strategy for independently 
                        validating the achievement of the 
                        performance described in clause (i); 
                        and
                          ``(iii) a description of how the 
                        State or local area will reallocate 
                        funds not paid to a provider because 
                        the achievement of the performance 
                        described in clause (i) did not occur, 
                        for further activities related to such 
                        a procurement strategy, subject to 
                        section 189(g)(4); and
                  ``(B) does not require a local area to 
                conduct a feasibility study prior to 
                implementing such pay-for-performance contract 
                strategy.'';
          (4) by adding at the end the following:
          ``(72) Digital literacy skills.--The term `digital 
        literary skills' has the meaning given such term in 
        section 202 of the Museum and Library Services Act (20 
        U.S.C. 9101).
          ``(73) Employer-sponsored skills development.--The 
        term ``employer-sponsored skills development'' means a 
        skills development program--
                  ``(A) that is selected by an employer to meet 
                the specific skill demands of the employer;
                  ``(B) that is conducted pursuant to terms and 
                conditions which are established under an 
                employer-sponsored skills development agreement 
                described in section 134(c)(3)(I)(iv), 
                including a commitment by the employer to 
                employ an individual upon successful completion 
                of the program;
                  ``(C) for which an employer pays a portion of 
                the cost of the program, which shall not be 
                less than--
                          ``(i) 10 percent of the cost, in the 
                        case of an employer with not more than 
                        50 employees;
                          ``(ii) 25 percent of the cost, in the 
                        case of an employer with more than 50 
                        employees but not more than 100 
                        employees; and
                          ``(iii) 50 percent of the cost, in 
                        the case of an employer with more than 
                        100 employees; and
                  ``(D) for which the Federal share of the cost 
                of the program is provided to the employer 
                through an employer-directed skills account in 
                accordance with section 134(c)(3)(I)(ii).
          ``(74) Evidenced-based.--The term ``evidence-based'', 
        when used with respect to an activity, strategy, or 
        intervention, means an activity, strategy, or 
        intervention that--
                  ``(A) demonstrates a statistically 
                significant effect on improving participant 
                outcomes or other relevant outcomes based on-- 
                (i) strong evidence from at least 1 well-
                designed and well-implemented experimental 
                study; (ii) moderate evidence from at least 1 
                well-designed and well-implemented quasi-
                experimental study; or (iii) promising evidence 
                from at least 1 well-designed and well-
                implemented correlational study with 
                statistical controls for selection bias; or
                  ``(B)(i) demonstrates a rationale based on 
                high-quality research findings or positive 
                evaluation that such activity, strategy, or 
                intervention is likely to improve participant 
                outcomes or other relevant outcomes; and
                  ``(ii) includes ongoing efforts to examine 
                the effects of such activity, strategy, or 
                intervention.''; and
          (5) by reordering paragraphs (1) through (74), as 
        amended by this section, and the paragraphs added by 
        this paragraph in alphabetical order, and renumbering 
        such paragraphs as so reordered;

               TITLE I--WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES


                      Subtitle A--System Alignment


SEC. 101. STATE WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT BOARD.

  Section 101(d) of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity 
Act (29 U.S.C. 3111(d)) is amended--
          (1) in paragraph (3)(D)--
                  (A) by striking ``and jobseekers'' and 
                inserting ``jobseekers, and entrepreneurs''; 
                and
                  (B) by inserting ``and entrepreneurial skills 
                development and microenterprise services'' 
                after ``occupations''; and
          (2) in paragraph (5)--
                  (A) by inserting ``evidence-based and other'' 
                after ``information on''; and
                  (B) by inserting ``evidence-based and other'' 
                after ``including''.

SEC. 102. UNIFIED STATE PLAN.

  Section 102(b) of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity 
Act (29 U.S.C. 3112(b)) is amended--
          (1) in paragraph (1)--
                  (A) in subparagraph (A)--
                          (i) in clause (i), by striking 
                        ``and'' at the end;
                          (ii) in clause (ii), by ``and'' at 
                        the end; and
                          (iii) by adding at the end the 
                        following:
                          ``(iii) projected industries or 
                        sectors within the State expected to 
                        decline or face significant changes in 
                        employment opportunities;'';
                  (B) by redesignating subparagraphs (D) and 
                (E) as subparagraphs (E) and (G), respectively;
                  (C) by inserting after subparagraph (C) the 
                following:
                  ``(D) an analysis of the extent to which the 
                activities described in subparagraph (C) are 
                evidence-based, and a description of the 
                State's plan for increasing the use of 
                evidence-based activities in the State;'';
                  (D) in subparagraph (E), as so redesignated, 
                by striking ``and'' at the end;
                  (E) by inserting after subparagraph (E), as 
                so redesignated, the following:
                  ``(F) a description of the occupational 
                licensing requirements for specific occupations 
                or industry sectors in the State; and''; and
                  (F) in subparagraph (G), as so redesignated--
                          (i) by striking ``(C)'' and inserting 
                        ``(D)''; and
                          (ii) by striking ``subparagraph (D)'' 
                        and inserting ``subparagraph (E)''; and
          (2) in paragraph (2)--
                  (A) in subparagraph (C)--
                          (i) in clause (vii), by striking 
                        ``and'' at the end;
                          (ii) in clause (viii), by striking 
                        the period at the end and inserting ``; 
                        and''; and
                          (iii) by adding at the end the 
                        following:
                          ``(ix) how the State will disseminate 
                        information to the core programs and 
                        entities of the State's workforce 
                        investment system on the availability 
                        and use of evidence-based 
                        activities.'';
                  (B) in subparagraph (D)(ii)--
                          (i) in subclause (V), by inserting 
                        ``and'' at the end; and
                          (ii) by adding at the end the 
                        following:
                                  ``(VI) the plan of the 
                                eligible agency to award grants 
                                and contracts to eligible 
                                providers under section 231 in 
                                a timely manner as required 
                                under subsection (a) of such 
                                section;''; and
                  (C) in subparagraph (E)(viii)(I), by 
                inserting ``, and award grants and contracts to 
                eligible providers under section 231 in a 
                timely manner as required under subsection (a) 
                of such section'' after ``provisions)''.

SEC. 103. WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT AREAS.

  Section 106 of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act 
(29 U.S.C. 3121) is amended--
          (1) in subsection (a)(1), by striking ``after 
        consultation with the local boards and chief elected 
        officials in the local areas'' and inserting ``after 
        consultation with the State economic development 
        agency, local boards, chief elected officials'';
          (2) in subsection (b)(1), by adding at the end the 
        following:
                  ``(C) Consultations.--The State board, State 
                economic development agency, chief elected 
                officials, and local boards shall provide such 
                consultations as requested by the Governor in a 
                timely manner.''.
          (3) in subsection (c)(1)--
                  (A) by redesignating subparagraphs (E), (F), 
                (G), and (H) as subparagraphs (F), (G), (H), 
                and (I), respectively; and
                  (B) by adding after subparagraph (D) the 
                following:
                  ``(E) the establishment of cost arrangements 
                for services described in subsections (c) and 
                (d) of section 134, including the pooling of 
                funds for such costs;''.

SEC. 104. LOCAL WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT BOARDS.

  Section 107 of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act 
(29 U.S.C. 3122) is amended--
          (1) in subsection (d)(6)--
                  (A) in the heading, by striking ``Proven'' 
                and inserting ``Evidence-based''; and
                  (B) in subparagraph (A), by striking 
                ``proven'' and inserting ``evidence-based''; 
                and
          (2) in subsection (f), by adding at the end the 
        following:
          ``(4) Professional development.--The local board may 
        provide board and one-stop delivery system staff with 
        professional development on--
                  ``(A) the expanded use of digital technology 
                and tools for augmenting and improving the 
                delivery of services to participants and 
                employers; and
                  ``(B) the identification and implementation 
                of evidence-based strategies.''.

SEC. 105. LOCAL PLAN.

  Section 108(b) of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity 
Act (29 U.S.C. 3123(b)) is amended--
          (1) in paragraph (4)--
                  (A) in subparagraph (A)(iv), by striking 
                ``and'' at the end;
                  (B) in subparagraph (B), by inserting ``and'' 
                at the end; and
                  (C) by adding at the end the following:
                  ``(C) that may include opportunities for 
                workers participating in incumbent worker 
                training programs, on-the-job training 
                programs, or customized training programs to 
                fulfill any applicable educational requirements 
                necessary to obtain any professional license 
                that may be required for such workers' 
                occupations;'';
          (2) in paragraph (6)(B), by inserting ``, including 
        digital technology,'' after ``technology''; and
          (3) in paragraph (19), by inserting ``or employer-
        directed skills accounts'' after ``individual training 
        accounts''.

SEC. 106. PERFORMANCE ACCOUNTABILITY SYSTEM.

  Section 116 of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act 
(29 U.S.C. 3141) is amended--
          (1) in subsection (b)--
                  (A) in paragraph (2)(B), by inserting ``and 
                the evidence that such indicators are 
                correlated with program quality'' after 
                ``indicators''; and
                  (B) in paragraph (3)(A), by adding at the end 
                the following:
                          ``(ix) Transparency requirement.--The 
                        Secretary of Labor in conjunction with 
                        the Secretary of Education shall 
                        publish on a publicly accessible 
                        website the statistical model developed 
                        under clause (viii), and the 
                        methodology used to develop each such 
                        proposed expected level of 
                        performance.''; and
          (2) in subsection (d)(2)--
                  (A) in subparagraph (J), by inserting ``and'' 
                at the end;
                  (B) by amending subparagraph (K) to read as 
                follows:
                  ``(K) to the extent practicable, the number 
                and percentage of participants who obtained 
                employment in an industry or sector related to 
                their program of study upon exit from the 
                program.''.

       Subtitle B--Workforce Investment Activities and Providers


SEC. 111. ESTABLISHMENT OF ONE-STOP DELIVERY SYSTEMS.

  Section 121 of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act 
(29 U.S.C. 3151) is amended--
          (1) in subsection (b)(A)(ii), by inserting ``physical 
        and virtual'' after ``of the''; and
          (2) in subsection (e)--
                  (A) in paragraph (2)--
                          (i) in subparagraph (A)--
                                  (I) by inserting ``in person 
                                or virtually'' after 
                                ``accessible''; and
                                  (II) by inserting ``virtual 
                                or'' before ``physical'';
                          (ii) in subparagraph (B)(i), by 
                        inserting ``(such as a community 
                        college campus, a secondary school, an 
                        area career and technical education 
                        school, or a public library)'' after 
                        ``sites''; and
                          (iii) in subparagraph (C), by 
                        inserting ``virtual or physical'' after 
                        ``have''; and
                  (B) in paragraph (3), by inserting ``, which 
                may be virtual or physical,'' after ``one-stop 
                centers''.

SEC. 112. IDENTIFICATION OF ELIGIBLE PROVIDERS OF TRAINING SERVICES.

  Section 122 of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act 
(29 U.S.C. 3152) is amended--
          (1) in subsection (a)--
                  (A) by amending paragraph (2) to read as 
                follows:
          ``(2) Providers.--Subject to the provisions of this 
        section, to be eligible to receive those funds for the 
        provision of training services, the provider--
                  ``(A) shall be--
                          ``(i) an institution of higher 
                        education that provides a program that 
                        leads to a recognized postsecondary 
                        credential;
                          ``(ii) an entity that carries out 
                        apprenticeships; or
                          ``(iii) another public or private 
                        provider of a program of training 
                        services, which may include joint 
                        labor-management organizations, 
                        providers of entrepreneurial skills 
                        development programs, business or 
                        industry associations, and eligible 
                        providers of adult education and 
                        literacy activities under title II, if 
                        such activities are provided in 
                        combination with occupational skills 
                        training; and
                  ``(B) may include providers listed under 
                subparagraph (A) delivering services in part, 
                or exclusively, online.''; and
                  (B) in paragraph (3), by striking ``A 
                provider described in paragraph (2)(B) shall be 
                included and maintained on the list of eligible 
                providers of training services described in 
                subsection (d) for so long as the corresponding 
                program of the provider remains registered as 
                described in paragraph (2)(B).'';
          (2) in subsection (b)--
                  (A) in paragraph (1)--
                          (i) in subparagraph (B), by inserting 
                        ``and online learning platforms'' after 
                        ``technology'';
                          (ii) by redesignating subparagraph 
                        (J) as subparagraph (K); and
                          (iii) by inserting after subparagraph 
                        (I) the following:
                  ``(J) The expected--
                          ``(i) program cost of such program;
                          ``(ii) skills taught as part of such 
                        program; and
                          ``(iii) time to completion of such 
                        program.''.
                  (B) by redesignating paragraphs (3) and (4) 
                as paragraphs (4) and (5), respectively;
                  (C) by adding after paragraph (2) the 
                following:
          ``(3) States.--The State shall make available on a 
        publicly accessible website--
                  ``(A) the criteria, information requirements, 
                and procedures regarding the eligibility of 
                providers of services established pursuant to 
                subsection (a)(2); and
                  ``(B) the appropriate, accurate, and timely 
                information each provider of services submits 
                to the State in accordance with subparagraphs 
                (A), (B), (C), (D), and (E) of paragraph 
                (2).'';
                  (D) by amending paragraph (4), as so 
                redesignated, to read as follows:
          ``(4) Local criteria and information requirements.--
                  ``(A) In general.--A local board in the State 
                may establish criteria and information 
                requirements in addition to the criteria and 
                information requirements established by the 
                Governor, or may require higher levels of 
                performance than required for the criteria 
                established by the Governor, for purposes of 
                determining the eligibility of providers of 
                training services to receive funds described in 
                subsection (a) for the provision of training 
                services in the local area involved.
                  ``(B) Local nominations.--A local board may 
                submit the name of a provider or providers, 
                including online-only providers, to the 
                Governor for inclusion of each such provider on 
                the list of eligible providers described in 
                subsection (a), if such a provider meets the 
                applicable criteria described in paragraph (1) 
                to meet training needs in the local area or 
                region. The Governor shall make a decision not 
                later than 30 days after the submission of such 
                name or names under this subparagraph.''; and
                  (E) in paragraph (5)(B), as so redesignated, 
                by inserting ``A Governor shall make an 
                eligibility determination under this paragraph 
                with respect to a provider not later than 30 
                days after receipt of an application for such a 
                determination from such provider.'' at the end; 
                and
          (3) in subsection (h)--
                  (A) in paragraph (1), by inserting 
                ``employer-sponsored skills development,'' 
                after ``incumbent worker training,''; and
                  (B) in paragraph (2), by inserting 
                ``employer-sponsored skills development,'' 
                after ``incumbent worker training,''.

SEC. 113. WITHIN STATE ALLOCATIONS.

  Section 128(a)(1) of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity 
Act (29 U.S.C. 3163(a)(1)) is amended by striking ``15'' and 
inserting ``30''.

SEC. 114. USE OF FUNDS FOR YOUTH WORKFORCE INVESTMENT ACTIVITIES.

  Section 129(b)(2) of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity 
Act (29 U.S.C. 3164(b)(2)) is amended--
          (1) in subparagraph (B), by inserting ``, such as 
        opportunities for youth to receive individualized 
        skills development services,'' after ``eligible 
        youth'';
          (2) in subparagraph (C), by inserting ``, which may 
        include providing guidance on career options in high-
        skill, high-wage, or in-demand industry sectors or 
        occupations in current or emerging professions and 
        nontraditional fields (including skilled trades)'' 
        after ``State'';
          (3) in subparagraph (D)(v), by striking ``and'' at 
        the end;
          (4) in subparagraph (E), by striking the period and 
        inserting a semicolon; and
          (5) by adding at the end the following:
                  ``(F) raising public awareness and conducting 
                public service announcements about career and 
                technical education programs and community-
                based and youth services organizations, 
                including through social media campaigns, 
                elementary and secondary school showcases and 
                school visits, and other endeavors focused on 
                programs that prepare students (especially 
                students in underrepresented geographic areas) 
                for high-skill, high-wage, or in-demand 
                industry sectors or occupations in current or 
                emerging professions and in nontraditional 
                fields (such as skilled trades); and
                  ``(G) developing partnerships between 
                educational institutions (including area career 
                and technical education schools and 
                institutions of higher education) and employers 
                to create or improve workforce development 
                programs to address the identified education 
                and skill needs of the workforce and the 
                employment needs of employers in the regions of 
                the State, as determined based on the most 
                recent analysis conducted under subparagraphs 
                (B) and (C) of section 102(b)(1).''.

SEC. 115. USE OF FUNDS FOR EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING ACTIVITIES.

  (a) Statewide Employment and Training Activities.--Section 
134(a) of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (29 
U.S.C. 3174(a)) is amended--
          (1) in paragraph (2)(B) is amended--
                  (A) in clause (v)(VI), by striking the 
                ``and'' after the semicolon;
                  (B) in clause (vi), by striking the period at 
                the end and inserting a semicolon; and
                  (C) by adding at the end the following:
                          ``(vii) coordinating with industry 
                        organizations, employers (including 
                        small and mid-sized employers), 
                        training providers, local boards, and 
                        institutions of higher education to 
                        identify or develop assessments that--
                                  ``(I) are a valid and 
                                reliable method of collecting 
                                information; and
                                  ``(II) measure the prior 
                                knowledge, skills, 
                                competencies, and experiences 
                                of an individual for the 
                                purpose of--
                                          ``(aa) awarding 
                                        postsecondary credit 
                                        toward a recognized 
                                        postsecondary 
                                        credential aligned with 
                                        in-demand industry 
                                        sectors and occupations 
                                        in the State;
                                          ``(bb) awarding a 
                                        recognized 
                                        postsecondary 
                                        credential that is used 
                                        by employers in the 
                                        State for recruitment, 
                                        hiring, retention, or 
                                        advancement purposes;
                                          ``(cc) developing 
                                        individual employment 
                                        plans that incorporate 
                                        the prior knowledge, 
                                        skills, competencies, 
                                        and experiences of an 
                                        individual to identify 
                                        skills related to an 
                                        in-demand industry 
                                        sector or occupation 
                                        and any upskilling 
                                        needed to secure 
                                        employment in such 
                                        sector or occupation; 
                                        and
                                          ``(dd) helping 
                                        individuals communicate 
                                        their prior knowledge, 
                                        skills, competencies, 
                                        and experiences to 
                                        prospective employers 
                                        through skills-based 
                                        profiles or portfolios; 
                                        and
                          ``(viii) disseminating to local areas 
                        information relating to the assessments 
                        identified or developed pursuant to 
                        clause (vii), including--
                                  ``(I) any recognized 
                                postsecondary credential 
                                awarded through such an 
                                assessment;
                                  ``(II) the industry 
                                organizations, employers, 
                                training providers, and 
                                institutions of higher 
                                education located within the 
                                State that recognize the prior 
                                knowledge, skills, 
                                competencies, and experiences 
                                of an individual validated by 
                                such assessments; and
                                  ``(III) how such assessments 
                                may be provided to, and 
                                accessed by, individuals 
                                through the one-stop delivery 
                                system.''.
          (2) in paragraph (3)(A)--
                  (A) in clause (i), by inserting ``or 
                evidence-based'' after ``innovative'';
                  (B) in clause (ii), by inserting ``, or 
                bringing evidence-based strategies to scale,'' 
                after ``strategies'';
                  (C) in clause (iii)--
                          (i) by inserting ``, and sharing 
                        information (in transparent, linked, 
                        open, and interoperable data formats) 
                        about,'' after ``identification of''; 
                        and
                          (ii) by inserting ``and the sharing 
                        of information about such program in 
                        transparent, linked, open, and 
                        interoperable data formats'' after 
                        ``completion'';
                  (D) in clause (viii)(II)(dd), by inserting 
                ``, and digital literacy,'' after ``literacy'';
                  (E) in clause (xiii), by striking ``and'' at 
                the end;
                  (F) in clause (xiv), by striking the period 
                and inserting a semicolon; and
                  (G) by adding at the end the following:
                          ``(xv) identifying and providing to 
                        employers information relating to best 
                        practices on the use of assessments, 
                        including such assessments developed or 
                        identified by the State pursuant to 
                        paragraph (2)(B)(vii);
                          ``(xvi) providing technical 
                        assistance to employers seeking to use 
                        such assessments for hiring, promotion, 
                        or upskilling of employees;
                          ``(xvii) supporting employers in the 
                        State seeking to implement a practice 
                        of hiring individuals based on their 
                        prior knowledge, skills, competencies, 
                        and experiences as an alternative to 
                        relying on postsecondary degree 
                        requirements in the hiring process;
                          ``(xviii) conducting surveys of 
                        employers within the State, including 
                        employers in emerging sectors, to 
                        identify in-demand skills; and
                          ``(xix) developing partnerships 
                        between educational institutions 
                        (including area career and technical 
                        education schools and institutions of 
                        higher education) and employers to 
                        create or improve workforce development 
                        programs to address the identified 
                        education and skill needs of the 
                        workforce and the employment needs of 
                        employers in the regions of the State, 
                        as determined based on the most recent 
                        analysis conducted under subparagraphs 
                        (B) and (C) of section 102(b)(1).''.
  (b) Required Local Employment and Training Activities.--
Section 134(c) of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act 
(29 U.S.C. 3174(c)) is amended--
          (1) in paragraph (2)(A)--
                  (A) by inserting ``, shall, to the extent 
                practicable, be evidence-based'' after 
                ``system'';
                  (B) by amending clause (iii) to read as 
                follows:
                          ``(iii) initial assessment of skill 
                        levels (including literacy, numeracy, 
                        and English language proficiency), 
                        aptitudes, abilities (including skills 
                        gaps), and supportive service needs, 
                        and a determination (considering 
                        factors including prior work 
                        experience, military service, life 
                        experience, or education history, and 
                        in-demand industry sectors and 
                        occupations in the local area) of 
                        whether such an individual would 
                        benefit from an assessment identified 
                        by the State pursuant to subsection 
                        (a)(2)(B)(vii) to measure the 
                        individual's prior knowledge, skills, 
                        competencies, and experiences to 
                        accelerate the individual in obtaining 
                        employment that leads to economic self-
                        sufficiency or career advancement;'';
                  (C) in clause (vi)--
                          (i) by inserting ``and, to the extent 
                        practicable, real-time'' after 
                        ``accurate'';
                          (ii) in subclause (II)--
                                  (I) by inserting ``and 
                                credentials'' after ``skills''; 
                                and
                                  (II) by striking ``and'' at 
                                the end;
                          (iii) by redesignating subclause 
                        (III) as subclause (IV);
                          (iv) by inserting after subclause 
                        (II) the following:
                                  ``(III) information on 
                                education and skills 
                                development programs that are 
                                available for attaining needed 
                                skills and credentials for the 
                                jobs described in subclause 
                                (I), including information on 
                                the--
                                          ``(aa) most 
                                        accelerated pathways to 
                                        such skills and 
                                        credentials (including 
                                        information on career 
                                        pathway programs in the 
                                        local area); and
                                          ``(bb) quality of 
                                        such programs, 
                                        consistent with the 
                                        performance information 
                                        provided under clause 
                                        (vii); and''; and
                          (v) in subclause (IV), as so 
                        redesignated--
                                  (I) by inserting ``, which 
                                may include information on 
                                resources to support 
                                entrepreneurship,'' after 
                                ``demand''; and
                                  (II) by striking ``and'' at 
                                the end; and
                  (D) in clause (xii), by striking ``and'' at 
                the end;
                  (E) in clause (xiii), by striking the period 
                and inserting a semicolon; and
                  (F) by adding at the end the following:
                          ``(xiv) provision of information on 
                        employers in the local areas that are 
                        offering employer-sponsored skills 
                        development or on-the-job training 
                        programs that may be reimbursed through 
                        an employer-directed skills account 
                        established under section 134(c)(3)(I) 
                        and the performance information 
                        available on such programs; and
                          ``(xv) provision of assistance, in 
                        coordination with employers in the 
                        local areas that are offering employer-
                        sponsored skills development or on-the-
                        job training, in establishing employer-
                        sponsored skills development agreements 
                        or on-the-job training agreements.'';
          (2) in paragraph (3)--
                  (A) in subparagraph (A)--
                          (i) in clause (i)--
                                  (I) by inserting ``or (iii)'' 
                                after ``clause (ii)''; and
                                  (II) in subclause (II), by 
                                inserting ``, or to jobs that 
                                may be performed remotely'' 
                                after ``relocate'';
                          (ii) by redesignating clause (iii) as 
                        clause (iv); and
                          (iii) by inserting after clause (ii) 
                        the following:
                          ``(iii) Participants selected for on-
                        the-job training or employer-sponsored 
                        skills development.--A one-stop 
                        operator or one-stop partner shall not 
                        be required to conduct an interview, 
                        evaluation, or assessment of a 
                        participant under clause (i) if such 
                        participant is selected by an employer 
                        under section 134(c)(3)(I)(i) to 
                        receive on-the-job training or 
                        employer-sponsored skills development, 
                        and the applicable conditions under 
                        such section are met for such 
                        individual to receive such services.'';
                  (B) in subparagraph (C), by inserting 
                ``evidence-based, to the extent practicable, 
                may be delivered both in-person or virtually, 
                and may be'' after ``shall'';
                  (C) in subparagraph (D)--
                          (i) by inserting ``shall, to the 
                        extent practicable, be evidence-based 
                        and'' after ``services'';
                          (ii) in clause (x), by striking 
                        ``and'' at the end;
                          (iii) in clause (xi), by striking the 
                        period at the end and inserting ``; 
                        and''; and
                          (iv) by adding at the end the 
                        following:
                          ``(xii) employer-sponsored skills 
                        development programs conducted with a 
                        commitment by an employer to employ an 
                        individual upon successful completion 
                        of such a program.'';
                  (D) in subparagraph (F)--
                          (i) by redesignating clauses (iv) and 
                        (v) as clauses (v) and (vi), 
                        respectively;
                          (ii) by inserting after clause (iii), 
                        the following:
                          ``(iv) Employer-directed skills 
                        accounts.--In a case in which an 
                        individual is selected by an employer 
                        under section 134(c)(3)(I)(i) to 
                        receive on-the-job training or 
                        employer-sponsored skills development, 
                        and the applicable conditions under 
                        such section are met for such 
                        individual to receive such services, 
                        the one-stop operator involved shall 
                        arrange for payment for such services 
                        through an employer-directed skills 
                        account in accordance with section 
                        134(c)(3)(I)(ii).''; and
                          (iii) in clause (v), as redesignated 
                        by subparagraph (A), by inserting ``or 
                        employer-directed skills accounts'' 
                        after ``individual training accounts'';
                  (E) in subparagraph (G)--
                          (i) in clause (i), by striking 
                        ``clause (ii)'' and inserting ``clauses 
                        (ii) and (iii)'';
                          (ii) in clause (iii), by inserting 
                        ``or that may be performed remotely'' 
                        after ``relocate'';
                          (iii) by redesignating clause (iv) as 
                        clause (vi);
                          (iv) by inserting after clause (iii) 
                        the following:
                          ``(iv) Authorized costs.--An 
                        individual training account may 
                        provide, in the case of a provider that 
                        charges tuition for a program, the cost 
                        of such tuition and nontuition items 
                        (including books, supplies, uniforms, 
                        tools, graduation fees, or licensing or 
                        certification exam fees).
                          ``(v) Employer-directed skills 
                        accounts.--Services authorized under 
                        this paragraph may be provided pursuant 
                        to an employer-directed skills account 
                        in lieu of an individual training 
                        account if such services are employer-
                        sponsored skills development or on-the-
                        job training and the applicable 
                        conditions under section 
                        134(c)(3)(I)(i) are met for an 
                        individual to receive such services.''; 
                        and
                          (v) in clause (vi), as so 
                        redesignated, by inserting ``, 
                        employer-directed skills accounts,'' 
                        after ``individual training accounts''; 
                        and
                  (F) by adding at the end the following:
                  ``(I) Employer-directed skills accounts.--
                          ``(i) In general.--An individual 
                        shall receive on-the-job training or 
                        employer-sponsored skills development 
                        through the use of an employer-directed 
                        skills account, if each of the 
                        following conditions are met:
                                  ``(I) An employer selects the 
                                individual, who is not an 
                                employee of such employer, for 
                                on-the-job training or 
                                employer-sponsored skills 
                                development.
                                  ``(II)(aa) In the case of an 
                                individual selected under 
                                subclause (I) to receive on-
                                the-job training, an on-the-job 
                                training agreement that meets 
                                the requirements of clause 
                                (iii) is established and signed 
                                by the individual and the 
                                employer; or
                                  ``(bb) in the case of an 
                                individual selected under 
                                subclause (I) to receive 
                                employer-sponsored skills 
                                development, an employer-
                                sponsored skills development 
                                agreement that meets the 
                                requirements of clause (iv) is 
                                established and signed by the 
                                individual and the employer.
                                  ``(III) The employer submits 
                                to the local one-stop operator 
                                each of the following:
                                          ``(aa) A 
                                        certification that the 
                                        individual requires an 
                                        on-the-job training or 
                                        employer-sponsored 
                                        skills development 
                                        program to obtain 
                                        employment with the 
                                        employer, and has the 
                                        skills and 
                                        qualifications to 
                                        successfully 
                                        participate in such a 
                                        program.
                                          ``(bb) A 
                                        certification that the 
                                        employer will submit 
                                        the necessary 
                                        performance information 
                                        to the one-stop 
                                        operator in accordance 
                                        with section 122(h).
                                          ``(cc) The on-the-job 
                                        training agreement or 
                                        the employer-sponsored 
                                        skills development 
                                        agreement described in 
                                        subclause (II), as 
                                        applicable.
                                  ``(IV) The one-stop operator 
                                involved reviews and approves 
                                each certification and 
                                agreement received under 
                                subclause (III).
                          ``(ii) Payment to employers.--The 
                        one-stop operator involved in on-the-
                        job training or employer-sponsored 
                        skills development under clause (i) 
                        shall arrange for the appropriate 
                        payment of such services through an 
                        employer-directed skills account as 
                        follows:
                                  ``(I) On-the-job training.--
                                For on-the-job training, the 
                                one-stop operator involved 
                                shall reimburse the employer 
                                from funds in the employer-
                                directed skills account in 
                                accordance to the reimbursement 
                                requirements of section 
                                3(45)(B) and after receipt of 
                                documentation of the wages 
                                earned by the individual during 
                                such training.
                                  ``(II) Employer-sponsored 
                                skills development.--For 
                                employer-sponsored skills 
                                development services, the one-
                                stop operator involved shall 
                                reimburse the employer from 
                                funds in the employer-directed 
                                skills account for the Federal 
                                share of the costs of the 
                                program after receipt of 
                                documentation from the employer 
                                of payment of such costs.
                          ``(iii) On-the-job training 
                        agreement.--An on-the-job training 
                        agreement under clause (i) shall--
                                  ``(I) establish--
                                          ``(aa) the length of 
                                        the on-the-job 
                                        training;
                                          ``(bb) the hourly 
                                        wage rate of the 
                                        individual;
                                          ``(cc) the skills 
                                        necessary for the job 
                                        and the individual's 
                                        current skill level as 
                                        of the date of the 
                                        agreement; and
                                          ``(dd) the skills to 
                                        be learned during the 
                                        on-the-job training; 
                                        and
                                  ``(II) include an assurance 
                                that the employer will provide 
                                the one-stop operator involved 
                                with documentation of the wages 
                                earned by the individual while 
                                engaged in such on-the-job 
                                training for the purpose of 
                                reimbursement to the employer.
                          ``(iv) Employer-sponsored skills 
                        development agreement.--An employer-
                        sponsored skills development agreement 
                        referred to in clause (i) shall 
                        establish--
                                  ``(I) the provider of the 
                                employer-sponsored skills 
                                development program;
                                  ``(II) the length of such 
                                program;
                                  ``(III) the skills to be 
                                learned during such program;
                                  ``(IV) a commitment by the 
                                employer to employ the 
                                individual upon successful 
                                completion of the program;
                                  ``(V) the cost of the 
                                program; and
                                  ``(VI) the amount of such 
                                cost that will be paid by the 
                                employer (the non-Federal 
                                share), which shall be not less 
                                than the amount specified in 
                                section 3(19)(C).''.
          (3) Permissible local employment and training 
        activities.--Section 134(d) of the Workforce Innovation 
        and Opportunity Act (29 U.S.C. 3174(d)) is amended--
                  (A) in paragraph (1)(A)--
                          (i) in clause (iii)--
                                  (I) by striking ``not more 
                                than 10 percent of the total''; 
                                and
                                  (II) by inserting ``reserved 
                                under section 128(a) or'' after 
                                ``funds'';
                          (ii) in clause (vii)--
                                  (I) in subclause (II), by 
                                striking ``and'' at the end;
                                  (II) in subclause (III), by 
                                inserting ``and'' at the end; 
                                and
                                  (III) by adding at the end 
                                the following:
                                  ``(IV) to strengthen, through 
                                professional development 
                                activities, the knowledge and 
                                capacity of staff to use the 
                                latest digital technologies, 
                                tools, and evidence-based 
                                strategies to deliver services 
                                for jobseekers, workers, and 
                                employers;'';
                          (iii) in clause (xi), by striking the 
                        ``and'' after the semicolon;
                          (iv) in clause (xii), by striking the 
                        period at the end and inserting a 
                        semicolon; and
                          (v) by adding at the end the 
                        following:
                          ``(xiii) assessments for individuals 
                        upon initial assessment of skills 
                        (pursuant to subsection (c)(2)(A)(iii)) 
                        or completion of training services or 
                        other learning experiences;
                          ``(xiv) providing technical 
                        assistance or other support to 
                        employers seeking to use such 
                        assessments for hiring, promotion, or 
                        upskilling of employees;
                          ``(xv) entering into an agreement 
                        with a third-party, nongovernmental 
                        entity, to study which occupations are 
                        in high demand in the local area or 
                        State; and
                          ``(xvi) the development of 
                        partnerships between educational 
                        institutions (including area career and 
                        technical education schools and 
                        institutions of higher education) and 
                        employers to create or improve 
                        workforce development programs to 
                        address the identified education and 
                        skill needs of the workforce and the 
                        employment needs of employers in the 
                        region, as determined based on the most 
                        recent analysis conducted by the local 
                        board under section 107(d)(2).''; and
                  (B) in paragraph (4)(A)--
                          (i) in clause (i), by striking ``20'' 
                        and inserting ``30'';
                          (ii) by redesignating clauses (ii) 
                        and (iii) as clauses (iii) and (iv), 
                        respectively; and
                          (iii) by inserting after clause (i) 
                        the following:
                          ``(ii) Increase in reservation of 
                        funds.--The local board may increase 
                        such reservation of funds in clause (i) 
                        by--
                                  ``(I) substituting `40 
                                percent' for `30 percent', if 
                                the amounts provided by such 
                                increase are used to expand 
                                work-based learning 
                                opportunities; or
                                  ``(II) substituting `50 
                                percent' for `30 percent', if 
                                the local area is experiencing 
                                an unemployment rate at or 
                                below 3 percent.''.
          (4) Related conforming amendments.--The Workforce 
        Innovation and Opportunity Act (29 U.S.C. 3101 et seq.) 
        is amended--
                  (A) in section 134(c)(3)(H)(i) (20 U.S.C. 
                3174(c)(3)(H)(i)), by striking ``section 
                3(44)'' and by inserting ``section 3(45)''; and
                  (B) in section 211(e)(3) (20 U.S.C. 
                3291(e)(3)), by striking ``section 3(45)'' and 
                inserting ``section 3(46)''.

SEC. 116. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.

  Section 136 of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act 
(29 U.S.C. 3181) is amended--
          (1) in subsection (a), by striking ``$820,430,000 for 
        fiscal year 2015, $883,800,000 for fiscal year 2016, 
        $902,139,000 for fiscal year 2017, $922,148,000 for 
        fiscal year 2018, $943,828,000 for fiscal year 2019, 
        and $963,837,000 for fiscal year 2020'' and inserting 
        ``$1,075,553,000 for each of fiscal years 2023 through 
        2028'';
          (2) in subsection (b), by striking ``$766,080,000 for 
        fiscal year 2015, $825,252,000 for fiscal year 2016, 
        $842,376,000 for fiscal year 2017, $861,060,000 for 
        fiscal year 2018, $881,303,000 for fiscal year 2019, 
        and $899,987,000 for fiscal year 2020'' and inserting 
        ``$899,987,000 for each of fiscal years 2023 through 
        2028''; and
          (3) in subsection (c), by striking ``$1,222,457,000 
        for fiscal year 2015, $1,316,880,000 for fiscal year 
        2016, $1,344,205,000 for fiscal year 2017, 
        $1,374,019,000 for fiscal year 2018, $1,406,322,000 for 
        fiscal year 2019, and $1,436,137,000 for fiscal year 
        2020'' and inserting ``$1,436,137,000 for each of 
        fiscal years 2023 through 2028''.
          ``(6) Targeted funding for skills development.--The 
        local board shall reserve and use not less than 70 
        percent of the funds allocated to the local area 
        involved under section 133(b) to provide services 
        described in section 134(c)(3)(F)(iii) and section 
        122(h).''.

                         Subtitle C--Job Corps


SEC. 121. JOB CORPS CENTERS.

  Section 147(a)(3) of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity 
Act (29 U.S.C. 3197(a)(3)) is amended--
          (1) by redesignating subparagraphs (E) through (K) as 
        subparagraphs (F) through (L), respectively; and
          (2) by inserting after subparagraph (D) the 
        following:
                  ``(E) A statement of current campus policies 
                regarding procedures and facilities for 
                students and others to report criminal actions 
                or other emergencies occurring on campus and 
                policies concerning the institution's response 
                to such reports.
                  ``(F) A statement of current policies 
                concerning security and access to campus 
                facilities, including campus residences, and 
                security considerations used in the maintenance 
                of campus facilities.
                  ``(G) A statement of current policies 
                concerning law enforcement, including--
                          ``(i) the working relationship of 
                        campus security personnel with State 
                        and local law enforcement agencies, 
                        including whether the center has 
                        agreements with such agencies, such as 
                        written memoranda of understanding, for 
                        the investigation of alleged criminal 
                        offenses; and
                          ``(ii) policies which encourage 
                        accurate and prompt reporting of all 
                        crimes to the appropriate law 
                        enforcement agencies.
                  ``(H) A description of the type and frequency 
                of programs designed to inform students and 
                employees about campus security procedures and 
                practices and to encourage students and 
                employees to be responsible for their own 
                security and the security of others.''.

SEC. 122. PROGRAM ACTIVITIES.

  Section 148(a)(1) of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity 
Act (29 U.S.C. 3198(a)(1)) is amended--
          (1) by striking ``In general.--Each Job Corps center 
        shall provide enrollees'' and inserting ``In general.--
        Each Job Corps center shall--
                  ``(A) provide enrollees'';
          (2) by striking ``literacy.'' and inserting 
        ``literacy;'';
          (3) by striking ``Each Job Corps center'' and all 
        that follows through ``section 134(c)(2)(A).'' and 
        inserting the following:
                  ``(B) provide enrollees assigned to the 
                center with access to career services described 
                in clauses (i) through (xi) of section 
                134(c)(2)(A); and''; and
          (4) by adding at the end the following:
                  ``(C) implement productive activities for 
                enrollees to participate in, such as tutoring 
                or other skills development opportunities, 
                outside of regular class times and work hours, 
                in order to increase supervision of enrollees 
                and reduce behavioral infractions.''.

SEC. 123. STANDARDS OF CONDUCT.

  Section 152(b) of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity 
Act (29 U.S.C. 3202(b)) is amended by adding at the end the 
following:
          ``(3) In general.--The Secretary shall establish 
        level 1 and level 2 infractions and shall require 
        Directors of Job Corps Centers to report--
                  ``(A) level 1 infractions--
                          ``(i) within 6 hours of the center 
                        being made aware of an active student 
                        or on-duty staff death; and
                          ``(ii) within 24 hours of the center 
                        being made aware of other significant 
                        incidents; and
                  ``(B) level 2 infractions quarterly, which 
                shall include the number and type of such 
                infractions that occurred during such time 
                period.
          ``(4) Level 1 infractions.--Level 1 infractions 
        described in paragraph (3) shall consist of significant 
        infractions and level 2 incidents described in 
        paragraph (3) shall consist of minor infractions.''.

SEC. 124. ADVISORY COMMITTEES.

  Section 155 of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act 
(29 U.S.C. 3205) is amended--
          (1) by striking ``The Secretary may establish'' and 
        inserting the following:
  ``(a) In General.--The Secretary may establish''; and
          (2) by adding at the end the following:
  ``(b) Advisory Committee to Improve Enrollee Safety and 
Outcomes.--Not later than 6 months following enactment of the 
Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2022, the Secretary 
shall establish an advisory committee to provide 
recommendations on evidence-based research, as applicable, 
regarding effective strategies to improve enrollee outcomes, 
safety, and security, and conditions for enrollee learning.''.

SEC. 125. EXPERIMENTAL PROJECTS AND TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE.

  Section 156(a) of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity 
Act (29 U.S.C. 3206(a)) is amended by striking the first 
sentence and inserting the following: ``The Secretary may carry 
out experimental, research, or demonstration projects relating 
to carrying out the Job Corps program, including the activities 
authorized under section 156A.''.

SEC. 126. JOB CORPS SCHOLARS ACTIVITIES.

  (a) In General.--Subtitle C of title I of the Workforce 
Innovation and Opportunity Act (29 U.S.C. 3191 et seq.) is 
amended by inserting after section 156 the following:

``SEC. 156A. JOB CORPS SCHOLARS ACTIVITIES.

  ``(a) In General.--The Secretary shall issue grants, on a 
competitive basis, to eligible entities on an annual basis to 
carry out this section.
  ``(b) Use of Funds.--An eligible entity--
          ``(1) shall use grant amounts received under this 
        section to--
                  ``(A) pay for the tuition and fees of Job 
                Corps Scholars students (as described in 
                subsection (d)) who are accepted into a covered 
                program;
                  ``(B) provide Job Corps Scholars students who 
                have successfully completed a covered program 
                and who are not yet employed, with up to 12 
                months of employment counseling and placement 
                services; and
                  ``(C) shall enroll Job Corps Scholars 
                students in cohorts of approximately 40 
                students, with up to 2 cohorts permitted for 
                each eligible entity each year;
          ``(2) may use grant amounts received under this 
        section to--
                  ``(A) support the covered program, 
                including--
                          ``(i) hiring up to two personal and 
                        career counselors and up to two 
                        employment counselors to provide career 
                        counseling services for Job Corps 
                        Scholars students at such entity; and
                          ``(ii) purchasing covered materials 
                        and education-related resources; and
                  ``(B) enroll more than 40 Job Corps Scholars 
                students per cohort, but must maintain a ratio 
                of 1 counselor for every 20 students enrolled 
                for each cohort, except that no grant funds may 
                be used to cover the costs of any student over 
                40 per cohort; and
          ``(3) may not use--
                  ``(A) grant amounts received under this 
                section to provide the staff of such eligible 
                entity with education, professional 
                development, counseling of any type, or to 
                subsidize the education or personal counseling 
                of non-Job Corps Scholars students; and
                  ``(B) more than 2 percent of grant amounts 
                received under this section for the 
                administrative expenses of carrying out this 
                section.
  ``(c) Covered Program.--
          ``(1) In general.--A covered program under this 
        section provides to Job Corps Scholars students--
                  ``(A) a 12-month technical education 
                component; and
                  ``(B) up to 12 months of employment 
                counseling and placement services.
          ``(2) Duration.--A Job Corps Scholars student may not 
        participate in a covered program for a period that 
        exceeds a total of 24 months.
          ``(3) Completion of covered program.--A Jobs Corps 
        Scholars student successfully completes the technical 
        education component of the program if such student--
                  ``(A) earns a recognized postsecondary 
                credential and academic credit, if academic 
                credit is incorporated into such credential; 
                and
                  ``(B) completes such program within a period 
                of 12 months.
          ``(4) Extension.--A Jobs Corps Scholars student may 
        take longer than 12 months to complete the technical 
        education component of the program if such student 
        needs additional time to complete the required 
        developmental education coursework.
          ``(5) Recognized postsecondary credential.--An 
        eligible entity shall not be required to create a 
        recognized postsecondary credential or modify such 
        credential to receive a grant under this section
  ``(d) Job Corps Scholars Student.--
          ``(1) In general.--To be eligible as a Job Corps 
        Scholars student under this section, an individual 
        shall--
                  ``(A) be a Job Corps-eligible youth between 
                the age of 16 and 24 who satisfies the 
                admission standards of the eligible entity 
                receiving a grant under this section;
                  ``(B) abide by all applicable student codes 
                of conduct of such entity; and
                  ``(C) be subject to the disciplinary policies 
                of such entity.
          ``(2) Withdrawal, dismissal, or other termination.--A 
        Job Corps Scholars student's withdrawal, dismissal, or 
        other termination of enrollment in the eligible entity 
        will result in the student's termination from the Job 
        Corps Scholars activities.
          ``(3) Job corps standards and procedures.--The Job 
        Corps standards and procedures described in section 145 
        shall not apply to Job Corps Scholars students.
  ``(e) Reports.--
          ``(1) Reports from entities.--Each eligible entity 
        awarded a grant under this section shall submit an 
        annual report to the Secretary that includes the 
        following:
                  ``(A) The number of Job Corps Scholars 
                students served through the grant.
                  ``(B) The number and percentage of such 
                students who--
                          ``(i) successfully completed the 
                        covered program;
                          ``(ii) withdrew from such program; 
                        and
                          ``(iii) obtained--
                                  ``(I) employment or career 
                                counseling services following 
                                successful completion of such 
                                program; and
                                  ``(II) unsubsidized 
                                employment upon successful 
                                program completion.
                  ``(C) The percentage of program participants 
                who are in unsubsidized employment during the 
                second and fourth quarters after exit from such 
                program.
                  ``(D) The median earnings of program 
                participants who are in unsubsidized employment 
                during the second quarter after exit from such 
                program.
          ``(2) Reports to congress.--
                  ``(A) In general.--The Secretary shall submit 
                to Congress an annual report on the outcomes 
                and effectiveness of the program, including the 
                information described under the reports 
                required under paragraph (1).
                  ``(B) Publicly available.--The Secretary 
                shall make each report required under 
                subparagraph (A) publicly available.
  ``(f) Definitions.--In this section:
          ``(1) Covered materials and education-related 
        resources.--The term `covered materials and education-
        related resources' means the following:
                  ``(A) Laboratory and workshop fees associated 
                with the career and technical education 
                program.
                  ``(B) Learning activities.
                  ``(C) Classroom equipment, supplies, and 
                materials (including books and school supplies) 
                for each Job Corps Scholars student.
                  ``(D) Student activity fees.
                  ``(E) Parking decals and associated fees.
                  ``(F) Transportation costs to and from home 
                for the duration of participation in the 
                covered program.
                  ``(G) Meal or food vouchers for the duration 
                of participation in the covered program.
                  ``(H) Any other costs included in the 
                program's cost of attendance, such as those 
                described in section 472 of the Higher 
                Education Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C. 1002).
          ``(2) Eligible entity.--The term `eligible entity' 
        means an institution of higher education (given the 
        meaning of such term in section 102(a) of the Higher 
        Education Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C. 1002(a)))--
                  ``(A) that operates a covered program; but
                  ``(B) does not include an institution outside 
                the United States.
          ``(3) Tuition and fees.--The term `tuition and fees' 
        means the cost associated with taking each course.''.
  (b) Clerical Amendment.--The table of contents in section 
1(b) of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act is amended 
by inserting after the item relating to section 156 the 
following:

``156A. Job Corps Scholars activities.''.

SEC. 127. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.

  Section 162 of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act 
(29 U.S.C. 3212) is amended by striking ``to carry out this 
subtitle--'' and all that follows through ``2020.'' and 
inserting ``to carry out this subtitle for each of fiscal years 
2023 through 2028.''.

                     Subtitle D--National Programs


SEC. 131. EVALUATIONS AND RESEARCH.

  Section 169 of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act 
(29 U.S.C. 3224) is amended--
          (1) in subsection (b)--
                  (A) in paragraph (4)--
                          (i) by redesignating subparagraph (K) 
                        as subparagraph (L); and
                          (ii) by inserting after subparagraph 
                        (J) the following:
                  ``(K) Study on entrepreneurial skills 
                development programs.--The Secretary shall, 
                through a grant or contract, conduct a three-
                year study on entrepreneurial skills 
                development programs, which shall--
                          ``(i) include a review of--
                                  ``(I) successful practices 
                                for developing individuals' 
                                entrepreneurial skills;
                                  ``(II) evidence-based and 
                                other best practices for 
                                entrepreneurial skills 
                                development programs;
                                  ``(III) qualifications needed 
                                for skills development 
                                providers to successfully 
                                develop individuals' 
                                entrepreneurial skills;
                                  ``(IV) strategies for 
                                engaging employers and other 
                                private sector partners in 
                                entrepreneurial skills 
                                development programs;
                                  ``(V) evidence-based and 
                                other best practices for 
                                mentoring potential 
                                entrepreneurs;
                                  ``(VI) entrepreneurial skills 
                                development program outcomes 
                                that correlate with 
                                entrepreneurial success;
                                  ``(VII) how entrepreneurial 
                                skills development programs 
                                successfully measure 
                                participants' progress;
                                  ``(VIII) the extent to which 
                                entrepreneurial skills 
                                development programs lead to 
                                industry recognized 
                                credentials;
                                  ``(IX) the impact, including 
                                the economic impact, of 
                                entrepreneurial skills 
                                development programs on states 
                                and communities;
                                  ``(X) the extent to which 
                                entrepreneurial skills 
                                development programs lead to 
                                increases in business 
                                development and job creation in 
                                states and communities;
                                  ``(XI) how entrepreneurial 
                                skills development programs 
                                identify potential program 
                                participants' readiness for the 
                                program; and
                                  ``(XII) average earnings of 
                                participants who complete an 
                                entrepreneurial skills 
                                development program three years 
                                after completion of such 
                                program; and
                          ``(ii) result in recommendations for 
                        States and local communities to expand 
                        access to entrepreneurial skills 
                        development programs.''; and
                  (B) in paragraph (5)(A), by inserting ``which 
                shall include individuals pursuing 
                entrepreneurship,'' after ``particular service 
                populations,''; and
          (2) in subsection (c), by striking the third sentence 
        and inserting the following: ``Such projects may 
        include demonstration and pilot projects relating to 
        promoting self-employment, promoting entrepreneurship, 
        promoting job creation (especially for in-demand 
        occupations), averting dislocations, assisting 
        dislocated farmers, assisting dislocated fishermen, 
        developing career pathways and encouraging 
        advancements, and promoting public works.''

SEC. 132. YOUTHBUILD PROGRAM.

  Section 171 of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act 
(29 U.S.C. 3226) is amended--
          (1) in subsection (b), by striking paragraph (10) and 
        redesignating paragraphs (11) and (12) as paragraphs 
        (10) and (11), respectively;
          (2) in subsection (c)--
                  (A) in paragraph (2)(A)(i), by striking ``and 
                registered apprenticeship'' and inserting ``and 
                apprenticeship'';
                  (B) in paragraph (3)(B)--
                          (i) in clause (iii), by striking 
                        ``out registered apprenticeship 
                        programs'' and inserting ``out 
                        apprenticeship programs'';
                          (ii) in clause (xiii), by striking 
                        ``established registered 
                        apprenticeship'' and inserting 
                        ``established apprenticeship''
          (3) in subsection (i), by striking ``to carry out 
        this section'' and all that follows through ``2020.'' 
        and inserting ``to carry out this section $99,034,000 
        for each of fiscal years 2023 through 2028.''.

SEC. 133. JUSTICE-INVOLVED INDIVIDUALS REENTRY PROGRAM START-UP GRANTS.

  Subtitle D of title I of the Workforce Innovation and 
Opportunity Act (29 U.S.C. 3221 et seq.) is amended--
          (1) by redesignating section 172 as section 173; and
          (2) by inserting after section 171 the following:

``SEC. 172. JUSTICE-INVOLVED INDIVIDUALS REENTRY PROGRAM START-UP 
                    GRANTS.

  ``(a) Purpose.--The purpose of this section is to--
          ``(1) prompt innovation and improvement in the 
        reentry of justice-involved individuals into the 
        workforce so that successful initiatives can be 
        continued and replicated; and
          ``(2) allow for the dissemination of information 
        regarding best practices in preparing justice-involved 
        individuals for sustained participation in the 
        workforce.
  ``(b) Definitions.--In this section:
          ``(1) Apprenticeship opportunities.--The term 
        `apprenticeship opportunities' includes registered 
        apprenticeship, industry-recognized apprenticeship, 
        preapprenticeship programs, and other worker-based 
        learning opportunities.
          ``(2) Eligible entity.--The term `eligible entity' 
        means--
                  ``(A) a private nonprofit organization under 
                section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code 
                of 1986, including a faith-based organization;
                  ``(B) a local workforce development board;
                  ``(C) a State or local government; or
                  ``(D) an Indian or Native American entity 
                eligible for grants under section 166.
          ``(3) Eligible participant.--The term `eligible 
        participant' means an individual--
                  ``(A) who has been convicted as a juvenile or 
                an adult and imprisoned under Federal or State 
                law; or
                  ``(B) who has not been released from prison 
                or jail for more than 2 years before the date 
                on which the individual begins participation.
  ``(c) Program Authorized.--
          ``(1) In general.--In carrying out the activities 
        under this section, the Secretary shall, on a 
        competitive basis, award grants for a period of not 
        more than 5 years to eligible entities to enable such 
        entities to provide job training, job placement 
        services, and mentoring.
          ``(2) Priority.--In awarding grants, the Secretary 
        shall give priority to eligible entities that--
                  ``(A) establish partnerships with business or 
                educational institutions to provide a program 
                of study leading to postsecondary credentials 
                in in-demand occupations; or
                  ``(B) provide customized training that is 
                designed to meet the specific requirements of 
                an employer (including a group of employers) 
                and is conducted with a commitment by the 
                employer to employ an individual upon 
                successful completion of the training.
          ``(3) Additional grants.--The Secretary may award, 
        for not longer than a period of 5 years, one or more 
        additional grants to an eligible entity that received a 
        grant under this section if the eligible entity--
                  ``(A) demonstrates success in helping 
                eligible participants reenter the workforce 
                according to the performance indicators under 
                subsection (g)(1); and
                  ``(B) provides an assurance that the entity 
                will provide a non-Federal contribution, 
                including cash and in-kind donations, in an 
                amount not less than 100 percent of the total 
                funds awarded under the additional grant.
  ``(d) Application.--To be eligible to receive a grant under 
this section, an eligible entity shall submit an application to 
the Secretary, which shall include the following:
          ``(1) A detailed description of the program including 
        the core services they will provide, how the eligible 
        entity will recruit and select eligible participants 
        for the program, how many participants they plan on 
        serving each year, and the length of participation in 
        the program.
          ``(2) A description of evidence-based or promising 
        practices the eligible entity will use in the 
        administration of the program.
          ``(3) A description of partnerships with local 
        businesses to provide apprenticeship opportunities, 
        work-based learning, and job placement and recruitment 
        (if applicable).
          ``(4) An assurance that the eligible entity will 
        coordinate activities with workforce development 
        programs and other services provided under this title, 
        including utilizing the one-stop delivery system of the 
        local workforce development areas to provide 
        appropriate services and recruit eligible individuals 
        to ensure the maximum number of eligible individuals 
        will have the opportunity to participate in the 
        program.
          ``(5) An assurance that the eligible entity will 
        provide a 50-percent match, as described in subsection 
        (e).
          ``(6) A plan to coordinate with other programs and 
        entities, including those that may be provided by such 
        other programs and entities, to provide substance abuse 
        treatment services, mental health treatment services, 
        housing services, and transportation services.
          ``(7) An assurance that the eligible entity will 
        provide the data necessary for the indicators of 
        performance in subsection (g).
          ``(8) A plan to continue the program with non-Federal 
        funds after the grant period.
  ``(e) Matching Requirement.--In order to receive a grant from 
the Secretary under this section, each eligible entity shall 
provide a non-Federal contribution, including cash and in-kind 
donations, in an amount not less than 25 percent of the total 
funds awarded.
  ``(f) Use of Funds.--
          ``(1) In general.--A grant awarded under this section 
        may be used to--
                  ``(A) provide workforce development and job 
                placement services to eligible participants, 
                including occupational skills education, on-
                the-job training, apprenticeship opportunities, 
                work experience, job referrals, basic skills 
                remediation, educational services, work 
                readiness activities, and post-placement 
                support, in coordination with the one-stop 
                partners and one-stop operators that provide 
                services at any center operated under a one-
                stop deliver system established under section 
                121;
                  ``(B) mentor eligible participants, including 
                the provision of support, guidance, and 
                assistance in the community and the workplace 
                to address the challenges faced by justice-
                involved individuals;
                  ``(C) provide outreach to State or Federal 
                correctional facilities to increase awareness, 
                identify and recruit eligible participants, 
                provide screening and assessment of eligible 
                participants and align educational offerings 
                with existing services available to individuals 
                who are presently incarcerated;
                  ``(D) coordinate with employers to develop 
                customized training programs and agreements 
                around the hiring of eligible participants; or
                  ``(E) carrying out the activities described 
                in subparagraph (A), (B), (C), or (D) with 
                respect to eligible participants who will be 
                released from prison or jail within 90 days.
          ``(2) Limitations.--
                  ``(A) Certain services excluded.--Funds 
                provided under this section may not be used to 
                provide substance abuse treatment services, 
                mental health treatment services, or housing 
                services, except that such a grant may be used 
                to coordinate with other programs and entities 
                to provide substance abuse treatment services, 
                mental health treatment services, or housing 
                services to eligible participants.
                  ``(B) Administrative cost limit.--A grantee 
                may not use more than 10 percent of the funds 
                received under a grant for administrative 
                costs, including for the purpose of collecting 
                information for purposes of subsection (g)(1).
                  ``(C) Limit on amount paid as stipends to 
                participants.--A grantee may not use more than 
                15 percent of the funds received under such 
                grant to provide stipends to program 
                participants while completing an educational or 
                skill development program.
  ``(g) Performance Outcomes and Accountability.--
          ``(1) Indicators of performance.--Each eligible 
        entity receiving a grant under this section shall 
        report each year to the Secretary on the following 
        indicators of performance described in section 
        116(b)(2)(A):
                  ``(A) The percentage of program participants 
                who are in unsubsidized employment during the 
                second quarter after exit from the program, as 
                described in clause (i)(I) of such section or, 
                in case of program participants who are youth, 
                the percentage of program participants who are 
                in education or training activities, or in 
                unsubsidized employment during the second 
                quarter after exit from the program, as 
                described in clause (ii)(I) of such section.
                  ``(B) The percentage of program participants 
                who are in unsubsidized employment during the 
                fourth quarter after exit from the program, as 
                described in clause (i)(II) of such section or, 
                in case of program participants who are youth, 
                the percentage of program participants who are 
                in education or training activities, or in 
                unsubsidized employment during the fourth 
                quarter after exit from the program, as 
                described in clause (ii)(II) of such section.
                  ``(C) The median earnings of program 
                participants who are in unsubsidized employment 
                during the second quarter after exit from the 
                program, as described in clause (i)(III) of 
                such section.
                  ``(D) The percentage of program participants 
                who obtain a recognized postsecondary 
                credential, or a secondary school diploma or 
                its recognized equivalent, during participation 
                in or within one year after exit from the 
                program, as described in clause (i)(IV) of such 
                section.
                  ``(E) The percentage of program participants 
                who, during a program year, are in an education 
                or training program that leads to a recognized 
                postsecondary credential or employment and who 
                are achieving measurable skill gains toward 
                such a credential or employment, as described 
                in clause (i)(V) of such section.
                  ``(F) The indicators of effectiveness in 
                serving employers established pursuant to 
                clause (iv) of such section, as described in 
                clause (i)(VI) of such section.
          ``(2) Independent evaluation.--Not later than five 
        years after the date of enactment of this section and 
        from amounts made available under section 173(d), the 
        Secretary shall provide for and report to Congress on 
        an independent evaluation of the grant program 
        established under this section that includes an 
        assessment of the effectiveness of the grant program 
        and the effectiveness of individual grantees included 
        in the evaluation in reducing recidivism and assisting 
        individuals in--
                  ``(A) earning credentials;
                  ``(B) finding and maintaining employment; and
                  ``(C) increasing their earnings.
          ``(3) Report.--The Secretary shall release an annual 
        report on--
                  ``(A) the number of individuals who 
                participated in programs assisted under this 
                section;
                  ``(B) the percentage of individuals 
                participating in a program assisted under this 
                section that successfully completed the 
                program; and
                  ``(C) the performance of grantees as measured 
                by the performance indicators set forth in 
                paragraph (1).
          ``(4) Disseminating best practices.--Using the 
        findings of the independent evaluation under paragraph 
        (2) the Secretary shall disseminate information to 
        State and local government, local workforce development 
        boards, and relevant stakeholders regarding best 
        practices in providing workforce development 
        opportunities for justice-involved individuals and 
        reducing recidivism.
  ``(h) Rule of Construction.--Nothing in this section shall be 
construed to authorize any new appropriations to carry out the 
purpose of this section.''.

SEC. 134. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.

  Section 173 of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, 
as so redesignated, is amended--
          (1) in subsection (a), by striking ``of such 
        section)'' and all that follows through ``2020.'' and 
        inserting ``of such section) $57,000,000 for each of 
        fiscal years 2023 through 2028.'';
          (2) in subsection (b), by striking ``carry out 
        section 167'' and all that follows though ``2020.'' and 
        inserting ``carry out section 167 $96,211,000 for each 
        of fiscal years 2023 through 2028.'';
          (3) in subsection (c) by striking ``carry out section 
        168'' and all that follows though ``2020.'' and 
        inserting ``carry out section 168 $3,524,000 for each 
        of fiscal years 2023 through 2028.''; and
          (4) in subsection (d), by striking ``carry out 
        section 169'' and all that follows though ``2020.'' and 
        inserting ``carry out section 169 $106,906,000 for each 
        of fiscal years 2023 through 2028.''.

                       Subtitle E--Administration


SEC. 137. SECRETARIAL ADMINISTRATIVE AUTHORITIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES.

  Section 189(i)(3) of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity 
Act (29 U.S.C. 3249(i)(3)) is amended--
          (1) in subparagraph (C) by striking ``90'' and 
        inserting ``60''; and
          (2) in subparagraph (D) by inserting ``, and make a 
        determination not later than 30 days after such waiver 
        is submitted'' after ``appropriate''.

                 TITLE II--ADULT EDUCATION AND LITERACY


SEC. 201. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.

  Section 206 of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act 
(29 U.S.C. 3275) is amended by striking ``$577,667,000'' and 
all that follows through ``2020'' and inserting ``$704,167,000 
for each of fiscal years 2023 through 2028''.

SEC. 202. STATE LEADERSHIP ACTIVITIES.

  Subparagraph (M) of section 223(a)(2) of the Workforce 
Innovation and Opportunity Act (29 U.S.C. 3303(a)(2)) is 
amended by striking the period at the end and inserting
  ``, which may include--
                  ``(i) providing guidance on career options in 
                high-skill, high-wage, or in-demand industry 
                sectors or occupations in current or emerging 
                professions (which may include skilled trades); 
                and
                  ``(ii) raising public awareness and 
                conducting public service announcements about 
                career and technical education programs and 
                community-based organizations, including 
                through social media campaigns and other 
                endeavors focused on programs that prepare 
                students for high-skill, high-wage, or in-
                demand industry sectors or occupations in 
                current or emerging professions (which may 
                include skilled trades).''.

SEC. 203. GRANTS AND CONTRACTS FOR ELIGIBLE PROVIDER.

  Section 231(a) of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity 
Act (29 U.S.C. 3321(a)) is amended by inserting ``, in a timely 
manner,'' after ``award''.

                     TITLE III--GENERAL PROVISIONS


SEC. 301. EXECUTIVE AGENCY REVIEW OF OCCUPATIONAL LICENSING 
                    REQUIREMENTS.

  Subtitle A of title V of the Workforce Innovation and 
Opportunity Act (29 U.S.C. 3341 et seq.) is amended--
          (1) by redesignating section 506 as section 507; and
          (2) by inserting after section 505 the following:

``SEC. 506. EXECUTIVE AGENCY REVIEW OF OCCUPATIONAL LICENSING 
                    REQUIREMENTS.

  ``(a) In General.--Not later than 90 days after the date of 
enactment of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 
2022, and every 2 years thereafter, the Secretary of Labor, in 
consultation with the Secretary of Agriculture, the Secretary 
of Commerce, the Secretary of Defense, the Secretary of 
Education, the Secretary of Energy, the Secretary of Health and 
Human Services, the Secretary of Homeland Security, the 
Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, the Secretary of 
the Interior, the Secretary of State, the Secretary of 
Transportation, and the Secretary of Treasury, shall--
          ``(1) review any authority, regulation, or policy of, 
        or Federal law that--
                  ``(A) imposes an occupational licensing 
                requirement with respect to any position 
                (including any position of a contractor or 
                subcontractor thereof) at the Executive agency; 
                or
                  ``(B) is causing a State, local, or tribal 
                government to adopt an occupational licensing 
                requirement for public and private sector 
                positions within the State or area encompassing 
                the jurisdiction of the local or tribal 
                government;
          ``(2) identify any changes to such an authority, 
        regulation, policy, or law that would result in no 
        requirement or the least restrictive alternative to an 
        occupation licensing requirement with respect to any 
        such position while maintaining protection for 
        consumers and other individuals from significant and 
        demonstrable harm to their health and safety; and
          ``(3) submit to the Director of the Office of 
        Management and Budget, the Assistant to the President 
        for Domestic Policy, and the Assistant to the President 
        and Director of Intergovernmental Affairs a report that 
        identifies such changes.
  ``(b) Report to President and Congress.--Not later than 30 
days after receiving the report under subsection (a)(3), the 
Director of the Office of Management and Budget shall--
          ``(1) submit to the President and to Congress such 
        report; and
          ``(2) publish such report in the Federal Register.
  ``(c) Occupational License Defined.--In this section, the 
term `occupational license' means a license, registration, or 
certification without which an individual lacks the legal 
permission of a State, local, or tribal government to perform 
certain defined services for compensation.''.

             TITLE IV--AMENDMENTS TO THE WAGNER-PEYSER ACT


SEC. 401. WORKFORCE AND LABOR MARKET INFORMATION SYSTEM.

  (a) Employment Service Offices.--Section 3(a) of the Wagner-
Peyser Act (29 U.S.C. 49b(a)) is amended by adding at the end 
the following: ``States may use a merit staffing model or a 
contract staffing model at State public employment service 
offices.''
  (b) Authorization of Appropriations.--Section 15(g) of the 
Wagner-Peyser Act (29 U.S.C. 49l-2(g)) is amended by striking 
``$60,153,000 for'' and all that follows through ``year 2020.'' 
and inserting ``$70,667,000 for each of the fiscal years 2023 
through 2028.''.

         TITLE V--AMENDMENTS TO THE REHABILITATION ACT OF 1973


SEC. 501. COMPETITIVE INTEGRATED EMPLOYMENT.

  (a) Definition.--Section 7(5) of the Rehabilitation Act of 
1973 (29 U.S.C. 705(5)) is amended--
          (1) in subparagraph (B)--
                  (A) by striking ``not including'' and 
                inserting ``including social and interpersonal 
                interactions with colleagues, vendors, 
                customers, superiors, or other such persons who 
                the employee may come into contact with during 
                the work day and across workplace settings, 
                other than'';
                  (B) by inserting ``, except that such 
                interactions shall not be considered solely at 
                the work unit level'' before the semicolon at 
                the end; and
                  (C) by striking ``and'' at the end;
          (2) in subparagraph (C), by striking the period at 
        the end and inserting ``; and''; and
          (3) by adding at the end the following:
                  ``(D) for which an individual may have been 
                paid--
                          ``(i) by a contractor--
                                  ``(I) of the Federal 
                                Government under a contract 
                                with the Federal Government for 
                                which priority was given to the 
                                contractor on the basis of the 
                                bid of the contractor involving 
                                supporting employment for 
                                individuals with disabilities; 
                                or
                                  ``(II) of a State government 
                                under a contract with the State 
                                government for which priority 
                                was given to the contractor on 
                                the basis of the bid of the 
                                contractor involving supporting 
                                employment for individuals with 
                                disabilities;
                          ``(ii) by a subcontractor at any tier 
                        of a contractor--
                                  ``(I) of the Federal 
                                Government under a subcontract 
                                for which priority was given to 
                                the subcontractor on the basis 
                                of the bid of the subcontractor 
                                involving supporting employment 
                                for individuals with 
                                disabilities; or
                                  ``(II) of a State government 
                                under a subcontract for which 
                                priority was given to the 
                                subcontractor on the basis of 
                                the bid of the subcontractor 
                                involving supporting employment 
                                for individuals with 
                                disabilities; or
                          ``(iii) under a contract mandating 
                        direct labor-hour ratio of individuals 
                        with disabilities.''.
  (b) Rule of Construction.--Nothing in the amendments made by 
subsection (a) shall be construed to reduce the number of jobs 
available for referral by a State agency or other entity.
  (c) Sense of Congress.--It is the sense of Congress that jobs 
meeting the definition in section 7(5)(B) of the Rehabilitation 
Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. 705(5)(B)), as amended in subsection 
(a), and which derive from Federal or State contracts managed 
by community rehabilitation programs for the purposes of 
supporting employment for people with disabilities, shall be 
eligible to be considered--
          (1) part of the competitive labor market; and
          (2) an employment outcome for State vocational 
        rehabilitation purposes.

SEC. 502. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.

  (a) Vocational Rehabilitation Services.--Section 100(b)(1) of 
the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. 720(b)(1)) is 
amended--
          (1) by striking ``$3,302,053,000'' and inserting 
        ``$3,719,121,000''; and
          (2) by striking ``2015 through 2020'' and inserting 
        ``2023 through 2028''.
  (b) Client Assistance Program.--Section 112(h) of the 
Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. 732(h)) is amended to 
read as follows:
  ``(h) There are authorized to be appropriated to carry out 
the provisions of this section $14,098,000 for each of fiscal 
years 2023 through 2028.''.
  (c) Research and Training.--Section 201 of the Rehabilitation 
Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. 761) is amended to read as follows:

``SEC. 201. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.

  ``There are authorized to be appropriated to carry out this 
title $122,143,000 for each of fiscal years 2023 through 
2028.''.
  (d) Training.--Section 302(i) of the Rehabilitation Act of 
1973 (29 U.S.C. 772(i)) is amended to read as follows:
  ``(i) Authorization of Appropriations.--There are authorized 
to be appropriated to carry out this section $39,540,000 for 
each of fiscal years 2023 through 2028.''.
  (e) Demonstration and Training Programs.--Section 303(e) of 
the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. 773(e)) is amended to 
read as follows:
  ``(e) Authorization of Appropriations.--For the purpose of 
carrying out this section there are authorized to be 
appropriated $6,809,000 for each of fiscal years 2023 through 
2028.''.
  (f) National Council on Disability.--Section 405 of the 
Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. 785) is amended to read 
as follows:

``SEC. 405. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.

  ``There are authorized to be appropriated to carry out this 
title $3,743,000 for each of fiscal years 2023 through 2028.''.
  (g) Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance 
Board.--Section 502(j) of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (29 
U.S.C. 792(j)) is amended to read as follows:
  ``(j) There are authorized to be appropriated for the purpose 
of carrying out the duties and functions of the Access Board 
under this section $9,750,000 for each of fiscal years 2023 
through 2028.''.
  (h) Protection and Advocacy of Individual Rights.--Section 
509(l) of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. 794e(l)) is 
amended to read as follows:
  ``(l) Authorization of Appropriations.--There are authorized 
to be appropriated to carry out this section $20,735,000 for 
each of fiscal years 2023 through 2028.''.
  (i) Supported Employment.--Section 610 of the Rehabilitation 
Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. 795o) is amended to read as follows:

``SEC. 610. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.

  ``There is authorized to be appropriated to carry out this 
title $32,363,000 for each of fiscal years 2023 through 
2028.''.
  (j) Independent Living Services.--Section 714 of the 
Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. 796e-3) is amended to 
read as follows:

``SEC. 714. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.

  ``There are authorized to be appropriated to carry out this 
part $26,877,000 for each of fiscal years 2023 through 2028.''.
  (k) Centers for Independent Living.--Section 727 of the 
Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. 796f-6) is amended to 
read as follows:

``SEC. 727. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.

  ``There are authorized to be appropriated to carry out this 
part $91,992,000 for each of fiscal years 2023 through 2028.''.
  (l) Independent Living Services for Older Individuals Who Are 
Blind.--Section 753 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (29 
U.S.C. 7696l) is amended to read as follows:

``SEC. 753. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.

  ``There are authorized to be appropriated to carry out this 
chapter $39,141,000 for each of fiscal years 2023 through 
2028.''.
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29. An Amendment To Be Offered by Representative Morelle of New York or 
                 His Designee, Debatable for 10 Minutes

  Page 256, after line 2, insert the following:

SEC. 3__. ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS.

  Section 241 (29 U.S.C. 3331) is amended by adding at the end 
the following new section:
  ``(c) Prompt Allocation of Funds.--Funds shall be made 
available under section 211 for an eligible agency not later 
than 30 days after the eligible agency has a unified State plan 
approved under section 102 or a combined State plan approved 
under section 103 (as the case may be).''.
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30. An Amendment To Be Offered by Representative Morelle of New York or 
                 His Designee, Debatable for 10 Minutes

  Page 137, line 21, strike ``and'' at the end.
  Page 137, line 25, strike the period at the end and insert 
``; and''.
  Page 137, after line 25, insert the following:
                  (D) in clause (xi) by striking ``and'' at the 
                end;
                  (E) in clause (xii) by striking the period at 
                the end and inserting ``; and''; and
                  (F) by adding at the end the following:
                          ``(xiii) activities to raise 
                        awareness about the local workforce 
                        system and for the marketing of such 
                        system.''.
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31. An Amendment To Be Offered by Representative Newman of Illinois or 
                 Her Designee, Debatable for 10 Minutes

  Page 101, beginning line 22, amend subparagraph (B) to read 
as follows:
                  (B) in subparagraph (D)--
                          (i) in clause (iv), by striking 
                        ``and'' at the end;
                          (ii) in clause (v), by striking 
                        ``and'' at the end; and
                          (iii) by adding at the end the 
                        following:
                          ``(vi) coordinating with other 
                        entities that provide financial 
                        literacy education and empowerment 
                        activities (such as nonprofit 
                        organizations, State and local 
                        government agencies with relevant 
                        missions, and financial institutions) 
                        to support the activities described in 
                        clauses (i) through (v); and
                          ``(vii) supporting the ability to 
                        understand relevant tax information and 
                        obligations; and''; and
  Page 105, line 7, insert before the period the following: ``, 
including the information described in subsection (b)(2)(D)''.
  Page 120, beginning line 1, amend subparagraph (C) to read as 
follows:
                  (C) by amending item (ff) to read as follows:
                                          ``(ff) financial 
                                        literacy activities, 
                                        including activities 
                                        designed to make 
                                        specific and measurable 
                                        progress on key 
                                        financial health 
                                        factors (including to 
                                        increase credit score, 
                                        reduce high cost debt, 
                                        and increase access to 
                                        safe and affordable 
                                        mainstream banking 
                                        products); and''.
  Page 124, after line 21, insert the following:
                          (v) in clause (xii), by amending 
                        subclause (IX) to read as follows:
                                  ``(IX) financial empowerment 
                                services, such as the 
                                activities described in 
                                subsection 
                                (a)(3)(A)(viii)(II)(ff); and''.
  Pag 152, after line 12, insert the following:
  (f) Job Corps Center Program Activities.--Section 148(a)(1) 
is amended--
          (1) by striking ``which may include'' and inserting 
        ``including''; and
          (2) by inserting ``(such as the information described 
        in section 129(b)(2)(D))'' after ``financial 
        literacy''.
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32. An Amendment To Be Offered by Representative Phillips of Minnesota 
               or His Designee, Debatable for 10 Minutes

  Page 121, after line 24, insert the following:
                          ``(ii) in clause (iv)(I)(bb), by 
                        inserting `and entrepreneurial 
                        occupations' after `employment';''.
  Page 123, line 5, strike ``and''.
  Page 123, after line 9, insert the following:
                                          ``(dd) relating to 
                                        available entrepreneur 
                                        support resources; 
                                        and''.
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 33. An Amendment To Be Offered by Representative Porter of California 
               or Her Designee, Debatable for 10 Minutes

  Page 98, after line 24, insert the following:
                  ``(D) mental health professionals 
                specifically trained in youth treatment, where 
                possible;''.
  Page 105, after line 6, insert the following:
                  ``(K) Services that provide participants with 
                information on Federal, State, and local mental 
                health resources, including contact information 
                for the National Suicide Prevention 
                Lifeline.''.
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      34. An Amendment To Be Offered by Representative Scanlon of 
         Pennsylvania or Her Designee, Debatable for 10 Minutes

  Page 13, line 15, strike the closed quotation marks and 
second period.
  Page 13, after line 15, insert the following:
                                  ``(VI) An individual with 
                                foundational skill needs.
                                  ``(VII) An individual at-risk 
                                of academic failure by being at 
                                least 1 year behind the 
                                expected grade level for the 
                                age of the individual.
                                  ``(VIII) An individual who 
                                has dropped out of school in 
                                the past or has a higher rate 
                                of absenteeism than the peers 
                                of the individual.''.
  Page 108, line 9, insert ``and'' at the end.
  Page 108, lines 11 and 12, strike ``; and'' and insert a 
period.
  Page 108, strike lines 13 through 16.
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      35. An Amendment To Be Offered by Representative Scanlon of 
         Pennsylvania or Her Designee, Debatable for 10 Minutes

  Page 59, line 19, insert ``and eligible youth'' after 
``employment''.
  Page 59, line 21, insert ``eligible youth and'' after 
``for''.
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      36. An Amendment To Be Offered by Representative Scanlon of 
         Pennsylvania or Her Designee, Debatable for 10 Minutes

  Page 171, beginning line 11, strike everything after 
``violence'' and insert ``; and''.
  Page 171, after line 12, insert the following:
                  ``(J) assistance and training for employers, 
                programs, and staff that mentor youth.''.
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37. An Amendment To Be Offered by Representative Schneider of Illinois 
               or His Designee, Debatable for 10 Minutes

  Page 192, beginning on line 13, strike ``subsection (f)'' and 
insert ``subsection (g)''.
  Beginning on page 192, strike line 15 and all that follows 
through the end of line 6 on page 196.
  Page 196, line 7, strike ``(g) Evaluations and Reports'' and 
insert ``(f) Evaluations''.
  Page 199, after line 7, insert the following:
  ``(g) Performance Reports and Reviews.--
          ``(1) Performance reports.--
                  ``(A) In general.--Not less frequently than 
                annually during each year of the grant period, 
                each eligible institution that receives a grant 
                under this section shall submit to the 
                Secretary a report on the performance outcomes 
                achieved by the institution and the programs 
                funded with the grant.
                  ``(B) Elements.--Each report under this 
                paragraph shall include the following 
                information:
                          ``(i) The performance of individuals 
                        participating in programs funded with 
                        the grant with respect to each of the 
                        primary indicators of performance for 
                        adults described in section 116(b).
                          ``(ii) The performance of the 
                        eligible institution on the performance 
                        indicators related to capacity building 
                        described in subsection (d)(2)(M).
                          ``(iii) Such other information as the 
                        Secretary determines appropriate.
          ``(2) Template.--The Secretary shall develop a 
        template for the performance reports under paragraph 
        (1) that shall be used by eligible institutions for the 
        preparation and submission of such reports.
          ``(3) Publication of reports.--The Secretary shall 
        make the reports received under paragraph (1) available 
        on a publicly accessible website of the Department of 
        Labor in transparent, linked, open, and interoperable 
        data formats.
          ``(4) Review.--On an annual basis, the Secretary 
        shall review and evaluate each performance report 
        submitted by an eligible institution under paragraph 
        (1) to determine if the institution achieved adequate 
        levels of performance. If the Secretary determines that 
        an eligible institution did not achieve adequate levels 
        of performance, the Secretary shall provide technical 
        assistance to the institution.''.
  Page 199, strike lines 8 through 20.
  Page 199, line 21, strike ``(i)'' and insert ``(h)''.
  Page 201, line 11, strike ``(j)'' and insert ``(i)''.
  Page 201, line 16, strike ``(k)'' and insert ``(j)''.
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38. An Amendment To Be Offered by Representative Smith of Washington or 
                 His Designee, Debatable for 10 Minutes

  Page 105, after line 24, insert the following:
                  (P) Provision of meals and other food 
                assistance that is offered to participants in 
                conjunction with another activity described in 
                this paragraph.
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 39. An Amendment To Be Offered by Representative Torres of California 
               or Her Designee, Debatable for 10 Minutes

  Page 235, after line 18, insert the following (and 
redesignate the succeeding sections accordingly):

SEC. 291. LABOR STANDARDS.

  Section 181(b) (29 U.S.C. 3241(b)) is amended by adding at 
the end the following--
          ``(8) Provision of information on worker rights.--Any 
        participant receiving training under this title shall 
        be provided information on--
                  ``(A) wages and hours, including under the 
                Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (29 U.S.C. 201 
                et seq.);
                  ``(B) safe working conditions, including 
                under the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 
                1970 (29 10 U.S.C. 651 et seq.);
                  ``(C) forming, joining, or assisting a labor 
                organization, including under the National 
                Labor Relations Act (29 U.S.C. 153 et seq.); 
                and
                  ``(D) other applicable terms and conditions 
                of employment, and relevant Federal and State 
                laws (including regulations) on employment 
                rights.''.

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