March 3, 2010, 12:00 am ET - Amendment SA 3356 proposed by Senator Reid for Senator Murray to Amendment SA 3336.
March 4, 2010, 12:00 am ET - Considered by Senate.
March 5, 2010, 12:00 am ET - Considered by Senate.
March 8, 2010, 12:00 am ET - Considered by Senate.
March 9, 2010, 12:00 am ET - Considered by Senate.
March 9, 2010, 12:00 am ET - Point of order raised in Senate with respect to amendment SA 3356.
March 9, 2010, 12:00 am ET - Amendment SA 3356 ruled out of order by the chair.
March 9, 2010, 11:38 am ET - Motion to Waive Sect. 201(a), S.Con.Res. 21, 110th, Murray Amendment No. 3356 As Modified
Full Text of this Amendment
At the appropriate place, insert the following:
SEC. __. TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT SERVICES.
(a) Additional Amount.--There is appropriated for fiscal year 2010, for an additional amount for "Training and Employment Services" for activities under the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 (referred to in this section as the "WIA"), $1,500,000,000. That amount is appropriated out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated. The amount shall be available for obligation for the period beginning on the date of enactment of this Act.
(b) Activities.--In particular, of the amount made available under subsection (a)--
(1) $1,500,000,000 shall be available for grants to States for youth activities, including summer employment for youth, which funds shall remain available for obligation through September 30, 2010, except that--
(A) no portion of such funds shall be reserved to carry out section 127(b)(1)(A) of the WIA;
(B) for purposes of section 127(b)(1)(C)(iv) of the WIA, funds available for youth activities shall be allotted as if the total amount available for youth activities for fiscal year 2010 does not exceed $1,000,000,000;
(C) with respect to the youth activities provided with such funds, section 101(13)(A) of the WIA shall be applied by substituting "age 24" for "age 21";
(D) the work readiness aspect of the performance indicator described in section 136(b)(2)(A)(ii)(I) of the WIA shall be the only measure of performance used to assess the effectiveness of summer employment for youth provided with such funds; and
(E) an amount that is not more than 1 percent of the funds appropriated under subsection (a) may be used for the administration, management, and oversight of the programs, activities, and grants, funded under subsection (a), including the evaluation of the use of such funds; and
(2) funds designated for the purposes of paragraph (1)(E), together with funds described in section 801(b) of Division A of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, shall be available for obligation through September 30, 2012.
(As printed in the Congressional Record for the Senate on Mar 2, 2010.)