H. Amdt. 31 - Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute Sought to Reauthorize the Workforce Investment Act in Such a Way That Workers Can Be Assured of Obtaining Jobs and Building Careers Through Strategic Partnerships and That Businesses Are More Easily Enabled to Identify and Hire Qualified Personnel in Order to Further Facilitate the Economic Recovery.
- John Tierney
DID NOT PASS on March 15, 2013.
1/2 required to pass
voted YES: 192
voted NO: 227
13 voted present/not voting
Supporting Knowledge and Investing in Lifelong Skills Act
H.R. 803 — 113th Congress (2013–2014)
- To reform and strengthen the workforce investment system of the Nation to put Americans back to work and make the United States more competitive in the 21st century. (by CRS)
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- To reform and strengthen the workforce investment system of the Nation to put Americans back to work and make the United States more competitive in the 21st century.
- Other Titles
- SKILLS Act
- Supporting Knowledge and Investing in Lifelong Skills Act
- SKILLS Act
- Supporting Knowledge and Investing in Lifelong Skills Act
- SKILLS Act
- Supporting Knowledge and Investing in Lifelong Skills Act
- Virginia Foxx
- Labor and employment
- Adult education and literacy
- Assault and harassment offenses
- Census and government statistics
- Congressional oversight
- Correctional facilities and imprisonment
- Crimes against children
- Criminal justice information and records
- Department of Education
- Department of Labor
- Disability and paralysis
- Disability assistance
- Drug, alcohol, tobacco use
- Education programs funding
- Elementary and secondary education
- Employment and training programs
- Executive agency funding and structure
- Food assistance and relief
- Foreign labor
- Fraud offenses and financial crimes
- Government employee pay, benefits, personnel management
- Government information and archives
- Government studies and investigations
- Hazardous wastes and toxic substances
- Higher education
- Labor-management relations
- Land use and conservation
- Long-term, rehabilitative, and terminal care
- Migrant, seasonal, agricultural labor
- Military personnel and dependents
- National Guard and reserves
- Performance measurement
- Poverty and welfare assistance
- Public participation and lobbying
- Public-private cooperation
- Refugees, asylum, displaced persons
- Sex offenses
- Special education
- State and local government operations
- Student aid and college costs
- Temporary and part-time employment
- User charges and fees
- Veterans' education, employment, rehabilitation
- Veterans' loans, housing, homeless programs
- Violent crime
- Vocational education
- Youth employment and child labor
- Related Bills
- H.Res. 113 (113th) : Providing for Consideration of the Bill (H.R. 803) to Reform and Strengthen the Workforce Investment System of the Nation to Put Americans Back to Work and Make the United States More Competitive in the 21st Century.
- S. 1911 (113th) : Adult Education and Family Literacy Education Act
- S. 2038 (113th) : Supporting Knowledge and Investing in Lifelong Skills Act
- Major Actions
Introduced 2/25/2013 Referred to Committee Amendments (6 proposed) Passed House 3/15/2013
- Bill History
Chamber/Committee Motion Date Result currently selected House H.Amdt. 31 (Tierney) to H.R. 803: Amendment in the nature of a substitute sought to reauthorize the Workforce Investment Act ... 3/15/2013 This amendment DID NOT PASS the House192 voted YES 227 voted NO 13 voted present/not voting select this vote House On Motion to Recommit with Instructions: H.R. 803: SKILLS Act 3/15/2013 This motion DID NOT PASS the House184 voted YES 233 voted NO 15 voted present/not voting select this vote House H.R. 803: SKILLS Act 3/15/2013 This bill PASSED the House215 voted YES 202 voted NO 15 voted present/not voting select this vote House On agreeing to the Foxx amendment (A001) Agreed to by voice vote. 3/15/2013 PASSED by voice vote select this vote House On agreeing to the Gallego amendment (A002) Agreed to by voice vote. 3/15/2013 PASSED by voice vote select this vote House On agreeing to the Young (AK) amendment (A003) Agreed to by voice vote. 3/15/2013 PASSED by voice vote select this vote House On agreeing to the Garrett amendment (A005) Agreed to by voice vote. 3/15/2013 PASSED by voice vote Action Date Description Introduced 2/25/2013 2/25/2013 Referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce, and in addition to the Committees on the Judiciary, Agriculture, Veterans' Affairs, Energy and Commerce, and Transportation and Infrastructure, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned. 2/25/2013 Referred to House Education and the Workforce 2/25/2013 Referred to House Judiciary 2/25/2013 Referred to House Agriculture 2/25/2013 Referred to House Veterans' Affairs 2/25/2013 Referred to House Energy and Commerce 2/25/2013 Referred to House Transportation and Infrastructure 2/26/2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment. 3/01/2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy. 3/01/2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity. 3/06/2013 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held. Put on a legislative calendar 3/06/2013 Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 23 Yeas and 18 not voting. 3/06/2013 Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. 3/12/2013 Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Education and the Workforce. H. Rept. 113-14, Part I. 3/12/2013 Committee on Judiciary discharged. 3/12/2013 Committee on Agriculture discharged. 3/12/2013 Committee on Veterans' Affairs discharged. 3/12/2013 Committee on Energy and Commerce discharged. 3/12/2013 Committee on Transportation discharged. Put on a legislative calendar 3/12/2013 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 9. 3/13/2013 Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 113 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 803 with 1 hour of general debate. Motion to recommit with or without instructions allowed. Measure will be considered read. Specified amendments are in order. The resolution waives all points of order against consideration of the bill. The resolution makes in order as original text for purpose of amendment an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 113-4. The resolution makes in order only those amendments printed in this report. 3/14/2013 Rule H. Res. 113 passed House. 3/15/2013 The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 803. 3/15/2013 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule. 3/15/2013 The House adopted the amendment in the nature of a substitute as agreed to by the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. 3/15/2013 Mr. Miller, George moved to recommit with instructions to Education and the Workforce. 3/15/2013 DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the George Miller (CA) motion to recommit with instructions. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House with an amendment to ensure that nothing in the underlying bill repeals, denies, or weakens the wages, employment protections, employment or training opportunities for seniors, disabled veterans, women in nontraditional occupations, youth, or people with disabilities. The Motion would also raise the minimum wage, in increments over the course of two years, to $10.10 and increase the minimum wage for tipped employees to 70% of the minimum wage. 3/15/2013 The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection. 3/15/2013 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection. 3/15/2013 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 113. 3/15/2013 Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 803 with 1 hour of general debate. Motion to recommit with or without instructions allowed. Measure will be considered read. Specified amendments are in order. The resolution waives all points of order against consideration of the bill. The resolution makes in order as original text for purpose of amendment an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 113-4. The resolution makes in order only those amendments printed in this report. 3/15/2013 House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 113 and Rule XVIII. 3/15/2013 The Speaker designated the Honorable Ileana Ros-Lehtinen to act as Chairwoman of the Committee. 3/15/2013 GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 803. 3/15/2013 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 113, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Foxx amendment No. 1. 3/15/2013 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 113, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Gallego amendment No. 2. 3/15/2013 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 113, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Young (AK) amendment No. 3. 3/15/2013 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 113, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Black amendment No. 4. 3/15/2013 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 113, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Garrett amendment No. 5. 3/15/2013 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 113, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 20 minutes of debate on the Tierney substitute amendment No. 6. currently selected Vote 3/15/2013 H.Amdt. 31 (Tierney) to H.R. 803: Amendment in the nature of a substitute sought to reauthorize the Workforce Investment Act ... select this vote Vote 3/15/2013 On Motion to Recommit with Instructions: H.R. 803: SKILLS Act select this vote House Vote on Passage 3/15/2013 H.R. 803: SKILLS Act 3/15/2013 Amendment (A001) offered by Ms. Foxx. select this vote Vote 3/15/2013 On agreeing to the Foxx amendment (A001) Agreed to by voice vote. 3/15/2013 Amendment (A002) offered by Mr. Gallego. select this vote Vote 3/15/2013 On agreeing to the Gallego amendment (A002) Agreed to by voice vote. 3/15/2013 Amendment (A003) offered by Mr. Young (AK). select this vote Vote 3/15/2013 On agreeing to the Young (AK) amendment (A003) Agreed to by voice vote. 3/15/2013 Amendment (A004) offered by Mrs. Black. 3/15/2013 By unanimous consent, the Black amendment was withdrawn. 3/15/2013 Amendment (A005) offered by Mr. Garrett. select this vote Vote 3/15/2013 On agreeing to the Garrett amendment (A005) Agreed to by voice vote. 3/15/2013 Amendment (A006) in the nature of a substitute offered by Mr. Tierney. 3/18/2013 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. Number Sponsor Date Offered Status select this vote H. Amdt. 26 Foxx, Virginia [R-NC5] March 15, 2013 Passed by voice vote on March 15, 2013.
Amendment provides an application process for local or regional boards to be designated as a local workforce investment area; authorizes GAO to complete two studies related to Workforce Investment Act programs and makes technical and clarifying changes.
select this vote H. Amdt. 27 Gallego, Pete [D-TX23] March 15, 2013 Passed by voice vote on March 15, 2013.
Amendment advances manufacturing in the state and local plans sections to assist American Veterans in obtaining better job opportunities in that field.
select this vote H. Amdt. 28 Young, Don [R-AK] March 15, 2013 Passed by voice vote on March 15, 2013.
Amendment changes the percentage of the authorized State Allotment funding set aside for American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian employment and training grants by replacing a provision that limits the set aside to no more than 1 percent of total funding with a fixed 1 percent guarantee.
H. Amdt. 29 Black, Diane [R-TN6] March 15, 2013 Offered on March 14, 2013.
An amendment numbered 4 printed in House Report 113-16 to express a sense of Congress that any administrative costs to federal, state, or local entities as a result of this act be off-set by funds currently being used for marketing and outreach at the United States Department of Agriculture.
select this vote H. Amdt. 30 Garrett, Scott [R-NJ5] March 15, 2013 Passed by voice vote on March 15, 2013.
Amendment requires that, if reports due to Congress which evaluate the programs that are covered by this legislation are not transmitted on or before the time period specified for that report, amounts authorized to be appropriated under this title shall be reduced by 10 percent for the next fiscal year and reduced by an additional 10 percent for each subsequent fiscal year until such report is transmitted to Congress.
currently selected H. Amdt. 31 Tierney, John [D-MA6] March 15, 2013 Failed by roll call vote on March 15, 2013.
Amendment in the nature of a substitute sought to reauthorize the Workforce Investment Act in such a way that workers can be assured of obtaining jobs and building careers through strategic partnerships and that businesses are more easily enabled to identify and hire qualified personnel in order to further facilitate the economic recovery.
March 15, 2013, 7:53 am ET - H.Amdt. 31 (Tierney) to H.R. 803: Amendment in the nature of a substitute sought to reauthorize the Workforce Investment Act ...
March 15, 2013, 10:55 am ET - Amendment (A006) in the nature of a substitute offered by Mr. Tierney.
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Contributions by Legislator
|Name||Party||State||$ From Interest Groups|
|$ From Interest Groups|
|John A. Boehner||R||OH-8||$87,235||$0||Not Voting|
|George "G.K." Butterfield||D||NC-1||$4,500||$0||Yes|
|Kathy Castor||D||FL-14||$20,900||$0||Not Voting|
|William Lacy Clay||D||MO-1||$2,250||$0||Yes|
|John Howard Coble||R||NC-6||$7,000||$0||No|
|K. "Mike" Conaway||R||TX-11||$500||$0||No|
|Jim Costa||D||CA-16||$3,250||$0||Not Voting|
|John "Jimmy" Duncan||R||TN-2||$1,750||$0||No|
|J. "Randy" Forbes||R||VA-4||$3,750||$0||No|
|George "Bill" Foster||D||IL-11||$13,100||$0||Not Voting|
|Cory Gardner||R||CO-4||$18,872||$0||Not Voting|
|Ernest Scott Garrett||R||NJ-5||$9,650||$0||No|
|John "Phil" Gingrey||R||GA-11||$6,750||$0||No|
|John "Tom" Graves||R||GA-14||$0||$0||No|
|Raymond "Gene" Green||D||TX-29||$12,000||$0||Yes|
|Steven Brett Guthrie||R||KY-2||$25,100||$0||No|
|Richard Hanna||R||NY-22||$5,250||$0||Not Voting|
|Richard "Doc" Hastings||R||WA-4||$7,000||$0||No|
|Jaime Herrera Beutler||R||WA-3||$7,350||$0||No|
|Jim Himes||D||CT-4||$9,200||$0||Not Voting|
|Steny H. Hoyer||D||MD-5||$36,500||$0||Yes|
|Sheila Jackson Lee||D||TX-18||$14,500||$0||Yes|
|Eddie Bernice Johnson||D||TX-30||$3,500||$0||Yes|
|Henry "Hank" Johnson||D||GA-4||$0||$0||Yes|
|Michelle Lujan Grisham||D||NM-1||$21,100||$0||Yes|
|Ben Ray Luján||D||NM-3||$1,000||$0||Yes|
|Stephen Lynch||D||MA-8||$14,000||$0||Not Voting|
|Ed Markey||D||MA-5||$12,250||$0||Not Voting|
|Patrick McHenry||R||NC-10||$21,500||$0||Not Voting|
|Douglas "Mike" McIntyre||D||NC-7||$28,750||$0||Yes|
|Howard P. "Buck" McKeon||R||CA-25||$1,500||$0||No|
|Cathy McMorris Rodgers||R||WA-5||$9,810||$0||No|
|Gloria Negrete McLeod||D||CA-35||$0||$0||Yes|
|Robert "Randy" Neugebauer||R||TX-19||$7,750||$0||No|
|Rochelle "Chellie" Pingree||D||ME-1||$750||$0||Yes|
|Lloyd "Ted" Poe||R||TX-2||$4,750||$0||No|
|David "Phil" Roe||R||TN-1||$18,100||$0||No|
|Harold "Hal" Rogers||R||KY-5||$9,750||$0||No|
|Mike D. Rogers||R||AL-3||$5,500||$0||No|
|C.A. "Dutch" Ruppersberger||D||MD-2||$9,450||$0||Yes|
|Bobby Rush||D||IL-1||$4,500||$0||Not Voting|
|Jan Schakowsky||D||IL-9||$15,250||$0||Not Voting|
|F. "Jim" Sensenbrenner||R||WI-5||$0||$0||No|
|David Adam Smith||D||WA-9||$6,250||$0||Not Voting|
|Karen "Jackie" Speier||D||CA-14||$11,600||$0||Yes|
|C. Mike Thompson||D||CA-5||$17,700||$0||Yes|
|William "Mac" Thornberry||R||TX-13||$1,750||$0||No|
|Alice "Dina" Titus||D||NV-1||$2,350||$0||Yes|
|Chris Van Hollen||D||MD-8||$7,000||$0||Yes|
|Debbie Wasserman Schultz||D||FL-23||$34,000||$0||Yes|
|Addison "Joe" Wilson||R||SC-2||$4,894||$0||No|
|C. W. "Bill" Young||R||FL-13||$8,000||$0||No|