OR SB623 | 2021 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-1)
Status: Introduced on January 11 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-01-19 - Referred to Education.
Pending: Senate Education Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Requires local workforce development boards to evaluate programs administered by state workforce agencies through WorkSource Oregon system. Requires local workforce development boards to evaluate programs administered by state workforce agencies through WorkSource Oregon system. Requires agencies to provide boards with information for performance evaluation. Requires annual report to Legislative Assembly and Governor listing all programs delivered through WorkSource Oregon and identifying program problems and potential solutions. Requires state workforce agencies to annually provide to each local workforce development board information on amount of fund availability and services provided by agencies in each local workforce development area. Requires agencies to also provide to boards quarterly expenditure and performance information for each workforce program delivered by agency through WorkSource Oregon. Requires state workforce agencies to implement all recommendations made by local workforce development board during program evaluation, unless recommendation is prohibited by federal or state law. Requires Governor to collaborate with members of Legislative Assembly to establish funding formula to support WorkSource Oregon evaluation. Authorizes Higher Education Coordinating Commission to provide grants to local workforce development boards for paid work experiences for youth. Authorizes commission to establish pilot programs to provide grants to local workforce development boards to work with organizations to enhance adult learning. Requires State Workforce and Talent Development Board to convene representatives from state workforce agencies and local workforce development boards to identify program and system changes to support individuals and business most impacted by COVID-19 pandemic and 2020 wildfire disasters. Requires report on findings to be submitted to Governor and Legislative Assembly within 45 days of effective date of Act. Declares emergency, effective on passage.

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Title

Relating to workforce development; declaring an emergency.

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History

DateChamberAction
2021-01-19SenateReferred to Education.
2021-01-11SenateIntroduction and first reading. Referred to President's desk.

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