H.R. 4072 (111th): AMERICA Works Act


Nov 16, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on September 29, 2010 but was never passed by the Senate.


Walter Minnick

Representative for Idaho's 1st congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 29, 2010
Length: 8 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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

Summary (CRS)

9/29/2010--Passed House amended.American Manufacturing Efficiency and Retraining Investment Collaboration Achievement Works Act or AMERICA Works Act - Amends the Workforce Investment Act of 1998, with respect to statewide and local ... Read more >

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Nov 16, 2009

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Sep 29, 2010
Passed House

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4072”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


10 cosponsors (8D, 2R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
Sep 29, 2010 6:18 p.m.
Passed 412/10

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S. 3529 (Related)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 24, 2010

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