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H.R. 338 (115th): To promote a 21st century energy and manufacturing workforce.

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Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 338 requires the Secretary of Energy to prioritize education and training for manufacturing and energy-related jobs (both renewable and nonrenewable) in order to increase the number of skilled workers by:

  • Encouraging schools to equip students with the necessary skills and technical expertise;
  • Increasing outreach to minority serving institutions and displaced and unemployed energy and manufacturing workers;
  • Establishing a clearinghouse to maintain and update information and resources on training and workforce development programs for energy and manufacturing-related jobs; and
  • Encouraging collaboration between schools, workforce-training organizations and federal agencies.

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Sponsor and status

Bobby Rush

Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 1st congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jun 13, 2017
Length: 11 pages
Introduced
Jan 5, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on June 12, 2017 but was never passed by the Senate.

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History

Jan 5, 2017
 
Introduced

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Jun 7, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

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Jun 12, 2017
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Jun 12, 2017
 
Reported by House Committee on Energy and Commerce

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H.R. 338 (115th) 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.

This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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