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A bill to require that certain Federal job training and career education programs give priority to programs that lead to an industry-recognized and nationally portable credential.


3/5/2013--Introduced. American Manufacturing Efficiency and Retraining Investment Collaboration Achievement Works Act or AMERICA Works Act - Amends the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 to require state or local workforce investment systems to use you...[more]


  • Sen. Kay R. Hagan [D, NC]

Cosponsors (4)

  • Sen. Joe Donnelly [D, IN]
  • Sen. Dean Heller [R, NV]
  • Sen. Amy Klobuchar [D, MN]
  • Sen. Charles E. Schumer [D, NY]

Sponsor: Sen Kay Hagan (D-NC)


  • Would require state or local workforce investment systems to use youth activities funds for programs that provide training, which may include priority consideration for training programs that lead to recognized postsecondary credentials aligned with in-demand occupations or industries in the local area involved.


3/5/13 – Introduced, read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions.