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H.R. 5508 (114th): JOBS Act

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The summary below was written by the Congressional Research Service, which is a nonpartisan division of the Library of Congress, and was published on Jun 16, 2016.


Job Opportunity and Business Services Act or the JOBS Act

This bill amends the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act to require the reports to the Department of Labor each state, local board, and any other recipient of funds under the Act is required to make to include information regarding programs and activities carried out under the Act pertaining to the advertising budget, and a description of the advertising, for which the funds received were used.

The bill also exempts from the prohibition against using funds received under the Act for lobbying purposes, and from specified other restrictions, the use of such funds for public relations and advertising costs for program outreach or activities otherwise related to carrying out the Act's purposes.