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H.R. 533: To amend title 41, United States Code, to require the head of each executive agency to consider the existence of qualified training programs of contractors in the award of certain contracts.

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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 Jan 14, 2019.

This bill requires each executive agency to take into account a contractor's training programs in evaluating offers for any contract in an amount greater than $25 million. Contracting officers must give consideration to a contractor that provides comprehensive training and education programs to develop its workforce, consistent with the agency's needs. In assessing past performance, contracting officers must consider the manner in which an incumbent contractor is educating, investing, and retaining the contractor's workforce.

Each agency shall develop workforce development investment incentives for contractors.