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S. 1739: Department of Energy National Labs Jobs ACCESS Act

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A bill to enable projects that will aid in the development and delivery of related instruction associated with apprenticeship and preapprenticeship programs that are focused on serving the skilled technical workforce at the National Laboratories and certain facilities of the National Nuclear Security Administration, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Tammy Duckworth

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Illinois. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Dec 17, 2019
Length: 16 pages
Introduced
Jun 5, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted, so there will not likely be further activity on this bill.

This bill was incorporated into:

S. 1790: National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020
Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 20, 2019. (compare text)
Prognosis
3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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Position statements

What legislators are saying

Bipartisan Crapo, Duckworth Bill to Help National Labs Find Qualified Employees Passes Senate Committee
    — Sen. Michael Crapo [R-ID] (Co-sponsor) on Nov 19, 2019

Crapo, Duckworth Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Help Maintain a Long-Term, Qualified Workforce at National Labs
    — Sen. Michael Crapo [R-ID] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 6, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates S. 1739 will add $25 million in new spending through 2029.

History

Jun 5, 2019
 
Introduced

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Sep 11, 2019
 
Considered by Energy

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Nov 19, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

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Jan 15, 2020
 
Reported by Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

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S. 1739 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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