H.R. 1261 (108th): Workforce Investment Act Amendments of 2003

To enhance the workforce investment system of the Nation by strengthening one-stop career centers, providing for more effective governance arrangements, promoting access to a more comprehensive array of employment, training, and related services, establishing a targeted approach to serving youth, and improving performance accountability, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Overview

Introduced:

Mar 13, 2003
108th Congress, 2003–2004

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and though it was passed by both chambers on November 14, 2003 it was passed in non-identical forms and the differences were never resolved.

Sponsor:

Howard “Buck” McKeon

Representative for California's 25th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Nov 14, 2003
Length: 312 pages

History

Mar 13, 2003
 
Introduced

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Mar 27, 2003
 
Ordered Reported

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May 8, 2003
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Nov 14, 2003
 
Passed Senate with Changes (back to House)

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

H.R. 1261 (108th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 108th Congress, which met from Jan 7, 2003 to Dec 9, 2004. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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