H. Amdt. 26 - 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.
- Virginia Foxx
PASSED by voice vote on March 15, 2013.
Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act
H.R. 803 — 113th Congress (2013–2014)
- An act to amend the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 to strengthen the United States workforce development system through innovation in, and alignment and improvement of, employment, training, and education programs in the United States, and to promote individual and national economic growth, and for other purposes. (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
- Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act
- Adult Education and Family Literacy Act
- An act to amend the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 to strengthen the United States workforce development system through innovation in, and alignment and improvement of, employment, training, and education programs in the United States, and to promote individual and national economic growth, and for other purposes.
- 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) : Supporting Knowledge and Investing in Lifelong Skills Act
- S. 2038 (113th) : Supporting Knowledge and Investing in Lifelong Skills Act
- Major Actions
Introduced 2/25/2013 Referred to Committee Amendments (14 proposed) Passed House 3/15/2013 Passed Senate 6/25/2014 Passed House 7/09/2014 Signed by President 7/22/2014
- Bill History
Chamber/Committee Motion Date Result select this vote 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 currently selected 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 select this vote Senate Amendment SA 3378 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent. 6/25/2014 PASSED by voice vote select this vote Senate Amendment SA 3381 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote. 6/25/2014 PASSED by voice vote select this vote Senate Amendment SA 3382 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent. 6/25/2014 PASSED by voice vote select this vote Senate S.Amdt. 3379 (Flake) to H.R. 803: To make the appointment and certification of a new local board permissible instead of ... 6/25/2014 This amendment DID NOT PASS the Senate33 voted YES 63 voted NO 4 voted present/not voting select this vote Senate S.Amdt. 3380 (Lee) to H.R. 803: To require that evaluation reports are due every fourth year, to establish a reservation ... 6/25/2014 This amendment DID NOT PASS the Senate40 voted YES 58 voted NO 2 voted present/not voting select this vote Senate H.R. 803: SKILLS Act 6/25/2014 This bill PASSED the Senate95 voted YES 3 voted NO 2 voted present/not voting select this vote House H.R. 803: Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act 7/09/2014 This bill PASSED the House415 voted YES 6 voted NO 12 voted present/not voting 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. select this vote 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. currently selected 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. 6/25/2014 Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions discharged by Unanimous Consent. 6/25/2014 Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent. 6/25/2014 Amendment SA 3378 proposed by Senator Murray. select this vote Vote 6/25/2014 Amendment SA 3378 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent. 6/25/2014 Amendment SA 3379 proposed by Senator Flake to Amendment SA 3378. 6/25/2014 Amendment SA 3380 proposed by Senator Lee to Amendment SA 3378. 6/25/2014 Amendment SA 3381 proposed by Senator Harkin for Senator Murray to Amendment SA 3378. select this vote Vote 6/25/2014 Amendment SA 3381 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote. 6/25/2014 Amendment SA 3382 proposed by Senator Murray. select this vote Vote 6/25/2014 Amendment SA 3382 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent. select this vote Vote 6/25/2014 S.Amdt. 3379 (Flake) to H.R. 803: To make the appointment and certification of a new local board permissible instead of ... select this vote Vote 6/25/2014 S.Amdt. 3380 (Lee) to H.R. 803: To require that evaluation reports are due every fourth year, to establish a reservation ... select this vote Senate Vote on Passage 6/25/2014 H.R. 803: SKILLS Act 6/26/2014 Message on Senate action sent to the House. 7/09/2014 Considered as unfinished business. 7/09/2014 Mr. Kline moved that the House suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendments. 7/09/2014 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on agreeing to the Senate amendments to H.R. 803. 7/09/2014 At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed. 7/09/2014 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection. select this vote House Vote on Passage 7/09/2014 H.R. 803: Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Presented to President 7/15/2014 Presented to President. Signed 7/22/2014 Signed by President. Enacted 7/22/2014 Became Public Law No: 113-128. Number Sponsor Date Offered Status currently selected 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.
March 15, 2013, 10:16 am ET - Amendment (A001) offered by Ms. Foxx.
March 15, 2013, 10:29 am ET - On agreeing to the Foxx amendment (A001) Agreed to by voice vote.
Full Text of this AmendmentThe text of this amendment is not available.
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.
select this vote 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.
select this vote S. Amdt. 3378 Murray, Patty [D-WA] June 25, 2014 Passed by voice vote on June 24, 2014.
In the nature of a substitute.
select this vote S. Amdt. 3379 Flake, Jeff [R-AZ] June 25, 2014 Failed by roll call vote on June 24, 2014.
To make the appointment and certification of a new local board permissible instead of required.
select this vote S. Amdt. 3380 Lee, Mike [R-UT] June 25, 2014 Failed by roll call vote on June 24, 2014.
To require that evaluation reports are due every fourth year, to establish a reservation of funds in a fiscal year in which a report is due, and to establish a reduction in funds if a report is not submitted.
select this vote S. Amdt. 3381 Murray, Patty [D-WA] June 25, 2014 Passed by voice vote on June 24, 2014.
To improve the bill.
select this vote S. Amdt. 3382 Murray, Patty [D-WA] June 25, 2014 Passed by voice vote on June 24, 2014.
To amend the title.
S. Amdt. 3383 Portman, Robert [R-OH] June 25, 2014 Offered on June 24, 2014. S. Amdt. 3384 Portman, Robert [R-OH] June 25, 2014 Offered on June 24, 2014. S. Amdt. 3385 Portman, Robert [R-OH] June 25, 2014 Offered on June 24, 2014.
Total contributions given to House members from Hospitals, which…
supported this amendment
Contributions by Legislator
|Name||Party||State||$ From Interest Groups|
|$ From Interest Groups|
|John A. Boehner||R||OH-8||$86,600||$0||Yes|
|George "G.K." Butterfield||D||NC-1||$4,500||$0||Yes|
|William Lacy Clay||D||MO-1||$2,250||$0||Yes|
|John Howard Coble||R||NC-6||$7,000||$0||Yes|
|K. "Mike" Conaway||R||TX-11||$6,950||$0||Yes|
|John "Jimmy" Duncan||R||TN-2||$250||$0||Yes|
|J. "Randy" Forbes||R||VA-4||$4,750||$0||Yes|
|George "Bill" Foster||D||IL-11||$14,050||$0||Yes|
|Ernest Scott Garrett||R||NJ-5||$4,750||$0||Yes|
|John "Phil" Gingrey||R||GA-11||$27,700||$0||Yes|
|John "Tom" Graves||R||GA-14||$0||$0||Yes|
|Raymond "Gene" Green||D||TX-29||$12,000||$0||Yes|
|Steven Brett Guthrie||R||KY-2||$22,600||$0||Yes|
|Richard "Doc" Hastings||R||WA-4||$6,000||$0||Yes|
|Jaime Herrera Beutler||R||WA-3||$3,850||$0||Yes|
|Steny H. Hoyer||D||MD-5||$29,750||$0||Yes|
|Sheila Jackson Lee||D||TX-18||$22,500||$0||Yes|
|Eddie Bernice Johnson||D||TX-30||$12,750||$0||Yes|
|Henry "Hank" Johnson||D||GA-4||$2,000||$0||Yes|
|Michelle Lujan Grisham||D||NM-1||$34,950||$0||Yes|
|Ben Ray Luján||D||NM-3||$2,000||$0||Yes|
|Douglas "Mike" McIntyre||D||NC-7||$21,550||$0||Yes|
|Howard P. "Buck" McKeon||R||CA-25||$1,500||$0||Yes|
|Cathy McMorris Rodgers||R||WA-5||$12,530||$0||Yes|
|Gloria Negrete McLeod||D||CA-35||$750||$0||Yes|
|Robert "Randy" Neugebauer||R||TX-19||$4,750||$0||Yes|
|Rochelle "Chellie" Pingree||D||ME-1||$500||$0||Yes|
|Lloyd "Ted" Poe||R||TX-2||$4,750||$0||Yes|
|David "Phil" Roe||R||TN-1||$19,400||$0||Yes|
|Harold "Hal" Rogers||R||KY-5||$5,000||$0||Yes|
|Mike D. Rogers||R||AL-3||$7,750||$0||Yes|
|C.A. "Dutch" Ruppersberger||D||MD-2||$8,950||$0||Yes|
|F. "Jim" Sensenbrenner||R||WI-5||$0||$0||Yes|
|David Adam Smith||D||WA-9||$9,000||$0||Yes|
|Karen "Jackie" Speier||D||CA-14||$15,500||$0||Yes|
|C. Mike Thompson||D||CA-5||$12,450||$0||Yes|
|William "Mac" Thornberry||R||TX-13||$900||$0||Yes|
|Alice "Dina" Titus||D||NV-1||$1,250||$0||Yes|
|Chris Van Hollen||D||MD-8||$8,500||$0||Yes|
|Debbie Wasserman Schultz||D||FL-23||$25,450||$0||Yes|
|Addison "Joe" Wilson||R||SC-2||$4,144||$0||Yes|
|C. W. "Bill" Young||R||FL-13||$7,000||$0||Yes|