To allow that certain Federal job training and career education programs give priority to programs that lead to recognized postsecondary credentials.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Pennsylvania's 11th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Feb 5, 2013
Length: 9 pages
113th Congress (2013–2015)
This bill was introduced on February 5, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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23 Cosponsors (12 Democrats, 11 Republicans)
What legislators are saying
“Barletta Backs Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act”
— Rep. Lou Barletta [R-PA11, 2011-2018] (Sponsor) on Jul 9, 2014
Feb 5, 2013
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H.R. 497 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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