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S. 1243 - AMERICA Works Act

Labor and employment. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to require that certain Federal job training and career education programs give priority to programs that provide an industry-recognized and nationally portable credential. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been introduced. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

AMERICA Works Act

S. 1243 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

Summary
A bill to require that certain Federal job training and career education programs give priority to programs that provide an industry-recognized and nationally portable credential. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to require that certain Federal job training and career education programs give priority to programs that provide an industry-recognized and nationally portable credential.
Other Titles
  • AMERICA Works Act
  • American Manufacturing Efficiency and Retraining Investment Collaboration Achievement Works Act
Sponsor
Kay Hagan
Co-Sponsors
    Subjects
    • Labor and employment
    • Employment and training programs
    • Government information and archives
    • Manufacturing
    • Trade adjustment assistance
    • Vocational education
    • Youth employment and child labor
    Related Bills
    Major Actions
    Introduced6/21/2011
    Referred to Committee
    Bill History

    There have been no votes on this bill.

    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced6/21/2011
    6/21/2011Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S3975-3976)
    6/21/2011Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
    NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

    Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

    supported this bill

    $234,182
    $6,736,272
    $6,970,454
    $0
    2 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    AMERICA Works Act

    2 organizations supported this bill

    Ivy Tech Community College
    Congressman Donelly, Joe (2011, March 22). Donnelly to Introduce AMERICA Works Act. Retrieved August 8, 2011, from Congressman Joe Donnelly.
    National Association of Manufacturers
    NAM (2011, April 6). Manufacturers Support Bipartisan Bill. Retrieved August 8, 2011, from NAM.

    0 organizations opposed this bill

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    Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 112th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2007 – December 31, 2012.
    Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

    Contributions by Legislator

    Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$0
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$94,150$0
    Kelly AyotteRNH$29,700$0
    John BarrassoRWY$28,450$0
    Max BaucusDMT$42,188$0
    Mark BegichDAK$34,925$0
    Michael BennetDCO$190,255$0
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$6,500$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$119,700$0
    Roy BluntRMO$92,450$0
    John BoozmanRAR$23,300$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$302,974$0
    Scott BrownRMA$216,574$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$511,950$0
    Richard BurrRNC$31,725$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$80,484$0
    Ben CardinDMD$88,925$0
    Tom CarperDDE$21,216$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$175,145$0
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$32,618$0
    Daniel CoatsRIN$11,000$0
    Tom CoburnROK$5,400$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$18,350$0
    Susan CollinsRME$51,900$0
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0
    Chris CoonsDDE$50,677$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$77,350$0
    John CornynRTX$46,675$0
    Mike CrapoRID$3,930$0
    Jim DeMintRSC$13,400$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$139,825$0
    Mike EnziRWY$3,500$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$68,736$0
    Alan FrankenDMN$250,338$0
    Kirsten GillibrandDNY$259,386$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$32,933$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$20,750$0
    Kay HaganDNC$94,274$0
    Tom HarkinDIA$87,700$0
    Orrin HatchRUT$31,200$0
    Dean HellerRNV$17,558$0
    John HoevenRND$14,150$0
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$10,550$0
    Jim InhofeROK$12,820$0
    Dan InouyeDHI$40,900$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$27,000$0
    Mike JohannsRNE$5,100$0
    Ron JohnsonRWI$11,726$0
    Tim JohnsonDSD$13,300$0
    John KerryDMA$54,150$0
    Mark KirkRIL$124,512$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$74,888$0
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0
    Jon KylRAZ$3,000$0
    Mary LandrieuDLA$121,527$0
    Frank LautenbergDNJ$36,300$0
    Patrick LeahyDVT$27,850$0
    Mike LeeRUT$6,899$0
    Carl LevinDMI$100,200$0
    Joe LiebermanICT$-2,200$0
    Dick LugarRIN$67,706$0
    Joe ManchinDWV$39,914$0
    John McCainRAZ$52,775$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$314,936$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$105,625$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$64,950$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$109,636$0
    Barbara MikulskiDMD$65,174$0
    Jerry MoranRKS$19,500$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$12,850$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$148,438$0
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$7,000$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$116,849$0
    Rand PaulRKY$53,725$0
    Rob PortmanROH$65,030$0
    Mark PryorDAR$13,850$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$36,225$0
    Harry ReidDNV$174,850$0
    Jim RischRID$3,800$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$15,550$0
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$52,300$0
    Marco RubioRFL$66,203$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$46,963$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$124,735$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$32,150$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$99,816$0
    Richard ShelbyRAL$38,350$0
    Olympia SnoweRME$8,900$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$127,230$0
    Jon TesterDMT$131,991$0
    John ThuneRSD$27,250$0
    Patrick ToomeyRPA$114,724$0
    Mark UdallDCO$144,970$0
    Tom UdallDNM$80,150$0
    David VitterRLA$24,130$0
    Mark WarnerDVA$117,243$0
    Jim WebbDVA$3,450$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$52,883$0
    Roger WickerRMS$35,150$0
    Ron WydenDOR$62,700$0

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    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$0
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$94,150$0
    Kelly AyotteRNH$29,700$0
    John BarrassoRWY$28,450$0
    Max BaucusDMT$42,188$0
    Mark BegichDAK$34,925$0
    Michael BennetDCO$190,255$0
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$6,500$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$119,700$0
    Roy BluntRMO$92,450$0
    John BoozmanRAR$23,300$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$302,974$0
    Scott BrownRMA$216,574$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$511,950$0
    Richard BurrRNC$31,725$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$80,484$0
    Ben CardinDMD$88,925$0
    Tom CarperDDE$21,216$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$175,145$0
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$32,618$0
    Daniel CoatsRIN$11,000$0
    Tom CoburnROK$5,400$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$18,350$0
    Susan CollinsRME$51,900$0
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0
    Chris CoonsDDE$50,677$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$77,350$0
    John CornynRTX$46,675$0
    Mike CrapoRID$3,930$0
    Jim DeMintRSC$13,400$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$139,825$0
    Mike EnziRWY$3,500$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$68,736$0
    Alan FrankenDMN$250,338$0
    Kirsten GillibrandDNY$259,386$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$32,933$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$20,750$0
    Kay HaganDNC$94,274$0
    Tom HarkinDIA$87,700$0
    Orrin HatchRUT$31,200$0
    Dean HellerRNV$17,558$0
    John HoevenRND$14,150$0
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$10,550$0
    Jim InhofeROK$12,820$0
    Dan InouyeDHI$40,900$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$27,000$0
    Mike JohannsRNE$5,100$0
    Ron JohnsonRWI$11,726$0
    Tim JohnsonDSD$13,300$0
    John KerryDMA$54,150$0
    Mark KirkRIL$124,512$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$74,888$0
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0
    Jon KylRAZ$3,000$0
    Mary LandrieuDLA$121,527$0
    Frank LautenbergDNJ$36,300$0
    Patrick LeahyDVT$27,850$0
    Mike LeeRUT$6,899$0
    Carl LevinDMI$100,200$0
    Joe LiebermanICT$-2,200$0
    Dick LugarRIN$67,706$0
    Joe ManchinDWV$39,914$0
    John McCainRAZ$52,775$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$314,936$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$105,625$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$64,950$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$109,636$0
    Barbara MikulskiDMD$65,174$0
    Jerry MoranRKS$19,500$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$12,850$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$148,438$0
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$7,000$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$116,849$0
    Rand PaulRKY$53,725$0
    Rob PortmanROH$65,030$0
    Mark PryorDAR$13,850$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$36,225$0
    Harry ReidDNV$174,850$0
    Jim RischRID$3,800$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$15,550$0
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$52,300$0
    Marco RubioRFL$66,203$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$46,963$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$124,735$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$32,150$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$99,816$0
    Richard ShelbyRAL$38,350$0
    Olympia SnoweRME$8,900$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$127,230$0
    Jon TesterDMT$131,991$0
    John ThuneRSD$27,250$0
    Patrick ToomeyRPA$114,724$0
    Mark UdallDCO$144,970$0
    Tom UdallDNM$80,150$0
    David VitterRLA$24,130$0
    Mark WarnerDVA$117,243$0
    Jim WebbDVA$3,450$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$52,883$0
    Roger WickerRMS$35,150$0
    Ron WydenDOR$62,700$0

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Schools & colleges$6,736,272
    Manufacturing$234,182

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

    $ Donated
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