H. R. 6646, To provide State and local workforce and career and technical education systems with support to respond to the COVID-19 national emergency.

Summary: To provide State and local workforce and career and technical education systems with support to respond to the COVID-19 national emergency. (Cosponsors)

ANGIE CRAIG’S POSITION:  Representative Craig Cosponsored the bill on 05/08/20.

STATUS: Introduced 05/01/20 by Rep. Scott, Robert C. “Bobby” [D-VA-3].

INFORMATION RELATED TO THE BILL:

  • “With millions of newly unemployed people looking for work, our nation’s workforce development system – which was already strained by chronic underinvestment – is facing an unprecedented test. This proposal will give hard-hit states and localities the resources they need to immediately assist employers and workers during this pandemic,” Chairman Scott said. “Providing additional resources to the nation’s workforce system now is a critical step in relaunching America’s workers and businesses as the nation begins to recover from the COVID-19 national emergency. The Relaunching America’s Workforce Act is a desperately needed investment in workers, employers, and our economy.” (Source: Rep. Scott, Press Release, 05/01/20)

ADDITIONAL DETAIL: 

Link to the text of the bill.

Link to bill information (support and opposition) on Countable.

Link to bill information on GovTrack.

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