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108th CONGRESS 1st Session S. 1627 To reauthorize the Workforce Investment Act of 1998, and for other purposes. _______________________________________________________________________ IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES September 17, 2003 Mr. Enzi (for himself, Mr. Kennedy, Mr. Gregg, and Mrs. Murray) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions _______________________________________________________________________ A BILL To reauthorize the Workforce Investment Act of 1998, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. This Act may be cited as the ``Workforce Investment Act Amendments of 2003''. SEC. 2. TABLE OF CONTENTS. The table of contents of this Act is as follows: Sec. 1. Short title. Sec. 2. Table of contents. Sec. 3. References. TITLE I--AMENDMENTS TO TITLE I OF THE WORKFORCE INVESTMENT ACT OF 1998 Subtitle A--Definitions Sec. 101. Definitions. Subtitle B--Statewide and Local Workforce Investment Systems Sec. 111. Purpose. Sec. 112. State workforce investment boards. Sec. 113. State plan. Sec. 114. Local workforce investment areas. Sec. 115. Local workforce investment boards. Sec. 116. Local plan. Sec. 117. Establishment of one-stop delivery systems. Sec. 118. Eligible providers of training services. Sec. 119. Eligible providers of youth activities. Sec. 120. Youth activities. Sec. 121. Adult and dislocated worker employment and training activities. Sec. 122. Performance accountability system. Sec. 123. Authorization of appropriations. Subtitle C--Job Corps Sec. 131. Job Corps. Subtitle D--National Programs Sec. 141. Native American programs. Sec. 142. Migrant and seasonal farmworker programs. Sec. 143. Veterans' workforce investment programs. Sec. 144. Youth challenge grants. Sec. 145. Technical assistance. Sec. 146. Demonstration, pilot, multiservice, research, and multistate projects. Sec. 147. National dislocated worker grants. Sec. 148. Authorization of appropriations for national activities. Subtitle E--Administration Sec. 151. Requirements and restrictions. Sec. 152. Cost principles. Sec. 153. Reports. Sec. 154. Administrative provisions. Sec. 155. Use of certain real property. TITLE II--AMENDMENTS TO THE ADULT EDUCATION AND FAMILY LITERACY ACT Sec. 201. Short title; purpose. Sec. 202. Definitions. Sec. 203. Authorization of appropriations. Sec. 204. Reservation of funds; grants to eligible agencies; allotments. Sec. 205. Performance accountability system. Sec. 206. State administration. Sec. 207. State distribution of funds; matching requirement. Sec. 208. State leadership activities. Sec. 209. State plan. Sec. 210. Programs for corrections education and other institutionalized individuals. Sec. 211. Grants and contracts for eligible providers. Sec. 212. Local application. Sec. 213. Local administrative cost limits. Sec. 214. Administrative provisions. Sec. 215. National Institute for Literacy. Sec. 216. National leadership activities. Sec. 217. Integrated English literacy and civics education. Sec. 218. Transition. TITLE III--AMENDMENTS TO OTHER PROVISIONS OF LAW Sec. 301. Wagner-Peyser Act. TITLE IV--REHABILITATION ACT AMENDMENTS Sec. 401. Short title. Sec. 402. Technical amendments to table of contents. Sec. 403. Purpose. Sec. 404. Definitions. Sec. 405. Administration of the Act. Sec. 406. Carryover. Subtitle A--Vocational Rehabilitation Services Sec. 411. Declaration of policy; authorization of appropriations. Sec. 412. State plans. Sec. 413. Eligibility and individualized plan for employment. Sec. 414. Vocational rehabilitation services. Sec. 415. State rehabilitation council. Sec. 416. Evaluation standards and performance indicators. Sec. 417. State allotments. Sec. 418. Client assistance program. Sec. 419. Incentive grants. Sec. 420. Vocational rehabilitation services grants. Sec. 421. GAO studies. Subtitle B--Research and Training Sec. 431. Authorization of appropriations. Sec. 432. National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research. Sec. 433. Research and other covered activities. Sec. 434. Rehabilitation research advisory council. Subtitle C--Professional Development and Special Projects and Demonstrations Sec. 441. Training. Sec. 442. Demonstration and training programs. Sec. 443. Migrant and seasonal farmworkers. Sec. 444. Recreational programs. Subtitle D--National Council on Disability Sec. 451. Authorization of appropriations. Subtitle E--Rights and Advocacy Sec. 461. Architectural and transportation barriers compliance board. Sec. 462. Protection and advocacy of individual rights. Subtitle F--Employment Opportunities for Individuals With Disabilities Sec. 471. Projects with industry authorization of appropriations. Sec. 472. Services for individuals with significant disabilities authorization of appropriations. Subtitle G--Independent Living Services and Centers for Independent Living Sec. 481. State plan. Sec. 482. Statewide independent living council. Sec. 483. Independent living services authorization of appropriations. Sec. 484. Program authorization. Sec. 485. Grants to centers for independent living in States in which Federal funding exceeds State funding. Sec. 486. Grants to centers for independent living in States in which State funding equals or exceeds Federal funding. Sec. 487. Standards and assurances for centers for independent living. Sec. 488. Centers for independent living authorization of appropriations. Sec. 489. Independent living services for older individuals who are blind. Sec. 490. Program of grants. Sec. 491. Independent living services for older individuals who are blind authorization of appropriations. Subtitle H--Miscellaneous Sec. 495. Helen Keller National Center Act. TITLE V--TRANSITION AND EFFECTIVE DATE Sec. 501. Transition provisions. Sec. 502. Effective date. SEC. 3. REFERENCES. Except as otherwise expressly provided, wherever in this Act an amendment or repeal is expressed in terms of an amendment to, or repeal of, a section or other provision, the amendment or repeal shall be considered to be made to a section or other provision of the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 (29 U.S.C. 2801 et seq.). TITLE I--AMENDMENTS TO TITLE I OF THE WORKFORCE INVESTMENT ACT OF 1998 Subtitle A--Definitions SEC. 101. DEFINITIONS. Section 101 (29 U.S.C. 2801) is amended-- (1) by striking paragraph (24); (2) by redesignating paragraphs (1) through (4), (5) through (16), (17), (18) through (23), (25) through (41), and (42) through (53) as paragraphs (2) through (5), (7) through (18), (20), (23) through (28), (29) through (45), and (47) through (58), respectively; (3) by inserting before paragraph (3) (as redesignated by paragraph (2)) the following: ``(1) Accrued expenditures.--The term `accrued expenditures' means charges incurred by recipients of funds under this title for a given period requiring the provision of funds for-- ``(A) goods or other tangible property received; ``(B) services performed by employees, contractors, subgrantees, subcontractors, and other payees; and ``(C) other amounts becoming owed under programs assisted under this title for which no current services or performance is required, such as annuities, insurance claims, and other benefit payments. (4) in paragraph (2) (as redesignated by paragraph (2)), by striking ``Except in sections 127 and 132,'' and inserting ``Except in section 132,''; (5) by inserting after paragraph (5) (as redesignated by paragraph (2)) the following: ``(6) Business intermediary.--The term `business intermediary' means an entity that brings together various stakeholders with an expertise in an industry or business sector.''; (6) in paragraph (9) (as redesignated by paragraph (2)), by inserting ``, including a faith-based organization,'' after ``nonprofit organization''; (7) in paragraph (10) (as redesignated by paragraph (2))-- (A) in subparagraph (B), by striking ``and'' after the semicolon; (B) in subparagraph (C)-- (i) by striking ``not less than 50 percent of the cost of the training'' and inserting ``a significant portion of the cost of training as determined by the local board, taking into account the size of the employer and such other factors as the local board determines to be appropriate''; and (ii) by striking the period and inserting ``; and''; and (C) by adding at the end the following: ``(D) for customized training with employers in various parts of the State, a significant portion of the cost of the training, as determined by the Governor, taking into account the size of the employer and such other factors as the Governor determines appropriate.''; (8) in paragraph (11) (as redesignated by paragraph (2))-- (A) in subparagraph (A)(ii)(II), by striking ``section 134(c)'' and inserting ``section 121(e)''; (B) in subparagraph (C), by striking ``or'' after the semicolon; (C) in subparagraph (D), by striking the period and inserting ``; or''; and (D) by adding at the end the following: ``(E)(i) is a member of the Armed Forces on active duty, who has been involuntarily separated with an honorable discharge, from the Armed Forces, or who has received notice of such separation; ``(ii) is the spouse or adult dependent of a member of the Armed Forces who has experienced the loss of employment as a direct result of relocation to accommodate a change in duty station of such member; or ``(iii) is the spouse of a member of the Armed Forces on active duty who meets the criteria described in paragraph (13)(B).''; (9) in paragraph (12)(A) (as redesignated by paragraph (2))-- (A) by striking ``and'' after the semicolon and inserting ``or''; (B) by striking ``(A)'' and inserting ``(A)(i)''; and (C) by adding at the end the following: ``(ii) is the dependent spouse of a member of the Armed Forces, whose family income is significantly reduced because of a deployment, an activation, a transfer of duty station, or the service-connected death or disability of the spouse; and''; (10) in paragraph (14)(A) (as redesignated by paragraph (2)), by striking ``section 122(e)(3)'' and inserting ``section 122''; (11) by inserting after paragraph (18) (as redesignated by paragraph (2)) the following: ``(19) Hard-to-serve populations.--The term `hard-to-serve populations' means populations of individuals who are hard-to- serve, including displaced homemakers, low-income individuals, Native Americans, individuals with disabilities, older individuals, ex-offenders, homeless individuals, individuals with limited English proficiency, individuals who do not meet the definition of literacy in section 203, individuals facing
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