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S. 1124 (114th): WIOA Technical Amendments Act

The text of the bill below is as of Oct 12, 2016 (Passed Congress).


One Hundred Fourteenth Congress of the United States of America

1st Session

S. 1124

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

AN ACT

To amend the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act to improve the Act.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the WIOA Technical Amendments Act.

2.

Amendments to Workforce Innovation And Opportunity Act

(a)

Designation of areas served by rural concentrated employment programs as local areas

(1)

In general

Section 106(b) of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (29 U.S.C. 3121(b)) is amended—

(A)

by redesignating paragraphs (5) and (6) as paragraphs (6) and (7), respectively; and

(B)

by inserting after paragraph (4) the following:

(5)

Areas served by rural concentrated employment programs

The Governor may approve, under paragraph (2) or (3), a request for designation as a local area from an area described in section 107(c)(1)(C).

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(b)

Local workforce development boards

Section 107(i)(1)(B) of such Act (29 U.S.C. 3122(i)(1)(B)) is amended by striking the day before the date of enactment of this Act and inserting the day before the date of enactment of the Workforce Investment Act of 1998.

(c)

Performance accountability system

Section 116 of such Act (29 U.S.C. 3141) is amended—

(1)

in subsection (b)(2)(A)(iv), by striking clause (i)(IV) and inserting clause (i)(VI); and

(2)

in subsection (g), by striking for a program described in subsection (d)(2)(A).

(d)

State allotments

Section 132(b) of such Act (29 U.S.C. 3172(b)) is amended, in paragraphs (1)(B)(iv)(I) and (2)(B)(iii)(I), by inserting less than after fiscal year that is.

(e)

Conforming amendments

(1)

Section 102(b)(2)(D)(i)(III) of such Act (29 U.S.C. 3112(b)(2)(D)(i)(III)) is amended by striking section 106(b)(5) and inserting section 106(b)(6).

(2)

Section 129(b)(1)(C) of such Act (29 U.S.C. 3164(b)(1)(C)) is amended by striking subsections (b)(6) and (c)(2) of section 106 and inserting subsections (b)(7) and (c)(2) of section 106.

(3)

Section 134(a)(2)(B)(ii) of such Act (29 U.S.C. 3174(a)(2)(B)(ii)) is amended by striking section 106(b)(6) and inserting section 106(b)(7).

(f)

Effective date

The amendments made by this section shall take effect as if included in the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act.

3.

Establishment of National Council on Disability

(a)

In general

Section 400(b) of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. 780(b)) is amended to read as follows:

(b)
(1)

Each member of the National Council shall serve for a term of 3 years.

(2)
(A)

No member of the National Council may serve more than two consecutive full terms beginning on the date of commencement of the first full term on the Council. Members may serve after the expiration of their terms until their successors have taken office.

(B)

As used in this paragraph, the term full term means a term of 3 years.

(3)

Any member appointed to fill a vacancy occurring before the expiration of the term for which such member's predecessor was appointed shall be appointed only for the remainder of such term.

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(b)

Effective date

The amendment made by this section shall take effect as if enacted 1 day after the date of enactment of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (29 U.S.C. 3101 et seq.).

Speaker of the House of Representatives

Vice President of the United States and President of the Senate