H.R.2847 - Green Jobs Act of 2007

To amend the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 to establish an energy efficiency and renewable energy worker training program. view all titles (3)

All Bill Titles

  • Official: To amend the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 to establish an energy efficiency and renewable energy worker training program. as introduced.
  • Short: Green Jobs Act of 2007 as introduced.
  • Short: Green Jobs Act of 2007 as reported to house.

This Bill currently has no wiki content. If you would like to create a wiki entry for this bill, please Login, and then select the wiki tab to create it.

Bill’s Views

  • Today: 1
  • Past Seven Days: 6
  • All-Time: 13,038
 
Introduced
 
House
Passes
 
Senate
Passes
 
President
Signs
 

 
06/25/07
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Official Summary

Green Jobs Act of 2007 - Amends the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 to direct the Secretary of Labor (Secretary) to: (1) establish an energy efficiency and renewable energy worker training program that targets certain persons (including individuals in need of updated training related to th

Official Summary

Green Jobs Act of 2007 - Amends the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 to direct the Secretary of Labor (Secretary) to:
(1) establish an energy efficiency and renewable energy worker training program that targets certain persons (including individuals in need of updated training related to the energy efficiency and renewable energy industries, veterans, unemployed workers, and at-risk youth) and sectors of the energy efficiency and renewable energy industries; and
(2) establish a national research program to collect and analyze labor market data to track workforce trends resulting from energy-related initiatives under this Act. Directs the Secretary to award:
(1) National Energy Training Partnerships Grants on a competitive basis to nonprofit partnerships to carry out training programs that lead to economic self-sufficiency and develop an energy efficiency and renewable energy industries workforce;
(2) grants to states to administer, in coordination with a one-stop delivery system, labor market and labor exchange programs that include funding to state agencies to identify job openings, administer skill and aptitude testing, and provide counseling and case management services;
(3) energy training partnership program grants to states to administer renewable energy and energy efficiency workforce development programs; and
(4) at least 10 Pathways Out of Poverty Demonstration Program competitive grants to community based nonprofit organizations to carry out training that leads to impoverished families gaining economic self-sufficiency. Applies certain worker protection and nondiscrimination requirements to the programs carried out in this Act. Directs the Secretary to report to Congress on the training program established by this Act. Authorizes appropriations.

...Read the Rest


Latest Letters to Congress

See All Letters (1)
 


Vote on This Bill

100% Users Support Bill

1 in favor / 0 opposed
 

Send Your Rep a Letter

about this bill Support Oppose Tracking
Track with MyOC