A bill to amend the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 to strengthen the United States workforce development system through innovation in, and alignment and improvement of, employment, training, and education programs in the United States, and to promote individual and national economic growth, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Washington. Democrat.
Last Updated: Nov 12, 2013
Length: 1838 pages
113th Congress (2013–2015)
This bill was introduced on July 31, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
3 Cosponsors (2 Republicans, 1 Democrat)
What legislators are saying
“President Obama Signs Murray-Authored Workforce Bill Into Law”
— Sen. Patty Murray [D-WA] (Sponsor) on Jul 22, 2014
“Alexander: House Sends Job Training Bill to Presidents Desk That Will Help Tennessee Attract More High Quality, Good Paying Jobs”
— Sen. Lamar Alexander [R-TN, 2003-2020] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 10, 2014
“Rep. Kelly Supports Bipartisan Bill to Strengthen Americas Workforce”
— Rep. Mike Kelly [R-PA16] on Jul 9, 2014
Jul 24, 2013
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jul 31, 2013
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
S. 1356 (113th) 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.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 1356. This is the one from the 113th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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