About the bill
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.
Additionally, the Secretary shall report to Congress five years after the enactment date on the outlook of energy and manufacturing sectors and provide a summary of job creation as a result of this legislation.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 1st congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jun 13, 2017
Length: 11 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
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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5 Cosponsors (3 Democrats, 2 Republicans)
What legislators are saying
“Rush Delivers Remarks at Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Energy Summit”
— Rep. Bobby Rush [D-IL1, 1993-2022] (Sponsor) on Mar 14, 2018
Feb 29, 2016
Earlier Version — Passed House (Senate next)
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 4583 (114th).
Jan 5, 2017
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Jun 7, 2017
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Jun 12, 2017
Passed House (Senate next)
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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.
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This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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