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'To enhance the workforce investment system of the Nation by strengthening one-stop career centers, providing for more effective governance arrangements, promoting access to a more comprehensive array of employment, training, and related services, establishing a targeted approach to serving youth, and improving performance accountability, and for other purposes.
Bill # H.R.27

Original Sponsor:
Howard McKeon (R-CA 25th)

Cosponsor Total: 1
(last sponsor added 02/17/2005)
  1 Republicans
About This Legislation:
This summary has been edited for length Title I: Amendments to Title I of the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 - Amends WIA-I to revise and reauthorize Workforce Investment Systems (WIS) programs. Title II: Adult Education, Basic Skills, and Family Literacy Education - Adult Education, Basic Skills, and Family Literacy Education Act - (Sec. 202) Revises, reauthorizes, and renames WIA-II as the Adult Education, Basic Skills, and Family Literacy Education Act (AEBSFLEA) (currently the Adult Education and Family Literacy Act). Includes among its purposes assistance for immigrants in improving their reading, writing, speaking, and mathematics skills and in acquiring an understanding of the U.S. free enterprise system, individual freedom, and citizenship responsibilities. Title III: Amendments to the Wagner-Peyser Act - (Sec. 301) Repeals Wagner-Peyser Act requirements relating to the U.S. Employment Service (transferring to WIA, in title I of this Act, provisions for employment system services as part of the comprehensive program for adults to be administered by State one-stop delivery system centers). Title IV: Amendments to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 - Amends the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (RA) to revise and reauthorize vocational rehabilitation services programs. Title V: Transition and Effective Date - Sets forth requirements for transitions under, and the effective date of, this Act. ...
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