Bill Text: TX HB3264 | 2021-2022 | 87th Legislature | Engrossed


Bill Title: Relating to the establishment by the Texas Workforce Commission of a workplace soft skills training pilot program.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 3-0)

Status: (Engrossed) 2021-05-14 - Reported engrossed [HB3264 Detail]

Download: Texas-2021-HB3264-Engrossed.html
  87R6672 KSD-D
 
  By: Dominguez, Guillen, Lucio III H.B. No. 3264
 
 
 
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
 
AN ACT
  relating to the establishment by the Texas Workforce Commission of
  a workplace soft skills training pilot program.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Subchapter A, Chapter 302, Labor Code, is
  amended by adding Section 302.0201 to read as follows:
         Sec. 302.0201.  WORKPLACE SOFT SKILLS TRAINING PILOT
  PROGRAM. (a)  The commission shall establish and administer a pilot
  program in Cameron County under which the division:
               (1)  offers a six-week training course on workplace
  soft skills, including workplace ethics and etiquette, effective
  communication, leadership, organizational skills, and time
  management; and
               (2)  awards a certificate of completion for a
  participant's successful completion of the training course.
         (b)  The commission by rule shall establish curriculum
  requirements for the pilot program and eligibility criteria for a
  person to participate in the pilot program.
         (c)  Not later than December 1, 2022, the commission shall
  evaluate the effectiveness of the pilot program at enhancing the
  workplace soft skills and employment outcomes of participants and
  report the results of the evaluation to the legislature. The report
  must include the commission's recommendation on whether the pilot
  program should be continued on a statewide basis.
         (d)  This section expires September 1, 2023.
         SECTION 2.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2021.
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