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SECTORS Act of 2013

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2/28/2013--Introduced. Strengthening Employment Clusters to Organize Regional Success Act of 2013 or SECTORS Act of 2013 - Amends the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 to require the Secretary of Labor to award renewable three-year competitive industr...[more]

Sponsor

  • Rep. David Loebsack [D, IA-2]

Cosponsors (11)

  • Rep. Cheri Bustos [D, IL-17]
  • Rep. David N. Cicilline [D, RI-1]
  • Rep. Marcia L. Fudge [D, OH-11]
  • Rep. John Garamendi [D, CA-3]
  • Rep. Rush Holt [D, NJ-12]
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Sponsors: Rep David Loebsack (D-IA)

Summary:

  • Would require the Secretary of Labor to award renewable three-year competitive industry or sector partnership grants to eligible entities to develop strategies that: (1) encourage growth and competitiveness through work with employers within a targeted industry cluster; (2) help workers move toward economic self-sufficiency and ensure that they have access to supportive services; (3) address the needs of firms with limited human resources or in-house training capacity, including small- and medium-sized firms; and (4) coordinate with entities that carry out state and local workforce investment, economic development, and education activities.
 

Status:

2/28/13 – Introduced and referred to the Ed and Workforce Cmte.

4/23/13- Referred to the Subcommittees on Higher Education and Workforce Training