To reauthorize the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 to strengthen the United States workforce investment system through innovation in, and alignment and improvement of, employment, training, and education programs, and to promote national economic growth, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Massachusetts's 6th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Feb 15, 2013
Length: 479 pages
113th Congress (2013–2015)
This bill was introduced on February 15, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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56 Cosponsors (56 Democrats)
Ordered Reported — Jul 31, 2013
What legislators are saying
“Tierney Attends Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act Bill Signing at White House”
— Rep. John Tierney [D-MA6, 1997-2014] (Sponsor) on Jul 22, 2014
“Statement from Congresswoman Sewell on Her Opposition to the SKILLS Act”
— Rep. Terri Sewell [D-AL7] on Mar 15, 2013
“Tierney Praises Passage of Bipartisan Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act”
— Rep. John Tierney [D-MA6, 1997-2014] (Sponsor) on Jul 9, 2014
Mar 20, 2012
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 4227 (112th).
Feb 15, 2013
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H.R. 798 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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