US HB8294 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 44-1)
Status: Introduced on September 17 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-11-20 - Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]

Summary

National Apprenticeship Act of 2020 This bill provides statutory authority for the registered apprenticeship program within the Department of Labor (DOL), provides for related grant programs, and contains related provisions. The bill provides statutory authority for the Office of Apprenticeship (OA) within DOL. The OA's responsibilities include (1) supporting the development of apprenticeship models; (2) recognizing qualified state apprenticeship agencies, and operating apprenticeship offices in states without a recognized agency; (3) providing technical assistance to state agencies; (4) periodically updating requirements for each occupation in the apprenticeship program and determining whether to approve new occupations for the program; and (5) awarding grants provided under this bill. The bill also establishes in statute the responsibilities of state apprenticeship agencies and offices, including (1) providing technical assistance to stakeholders, (2) resolving complaints, (3) establishing state performance goals, and (4) including in its written plan a description of how its apprenticeship programs align with the skills needs of the state's employers. The OA shall enter into an agreement with the Department of Education to promote the integration and alignment of apprenticeship programs with secondary, postsecondary, and adult education. The OA shall award grants to eligible entities to (1) expand national apprenticeship system programs, including by encouraging employer participation; and (2) strengthen alignment between the apprenticeship system and education providers. The bill also establishes in statute criteria for various programs, including (1) quality standards for apprenticeships, (2) requirements for apprenticeship agreements between a program sponsor and an apprentice, and (3) acceptable uses for grant funds awarded under this bill.

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Title

National Apprenticeship Act of 2020

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Roll Calls

2020-11-20 - House - On passage (Y: 246 N: 140 NV: 0 Abs: 43) [PASS]
2020-11-20 - House - On agreeing to the Smucker amendment (A005) H.Amdt.902 (Y: 142 N: 243 NV: 0 Abs: 44) [FAIL]
2020-11-20 - House - On agreeing to the Levin (MI) amendment (A004) H.Amdt.901 (Y: 236 N: 152 NV: 0 Abs: 41) [PASS]

History

DateChamberAction
2020-11-20HouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2020-11-20HouseOn passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 246 - 140 (Roll no. 227).
2020-11-20HouseH.Amdt.902 On agreeing to the Smucker amendment (A005) Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 142 - 243 (Roll no. 226).
2020-11-20HouseH.Amdt.901 On agreeing to the Levin (MI) amendment (A004) Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 236 - 152 (Roll no. 225).
2020-11-20HouseUNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was on agreeing to amendments, which had been debated previously and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
2020-11-20HousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Smucker amendment, the Chair put the question on agreeing to the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Smucker demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of agreeing to the amendment until a time to be announced.
2020-11-20HouseH.Amdt.902 The previous question was ordered on the amendment (A005) pursuant to the rule.
2020-11-20HouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 1224, the House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Smucker amendment No. 15.
2020-11-20HouseH.Amdt.902 Amendment (A005) offered by Mr. Smucker. (consideration: CR H5994-6005, H6006; text: CR H5994-6004)
2020-11-20HousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Levin (MI) amendment, the Chair put the question on agreeing to the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Ms. Foxx demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of agreeing to the amendment until a time to be announced.
2020-11-20HouseH.Amdt.901 The previous question was ordered on the amendment (A004) pursuant to the rule.
2020-11-20HouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 1224, the House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Levin (MI) amendment No. 9.
2020-11-20HouseH.Amdt.901 Amendment (A004) offered by Mr. Levin (MI). (consideration: CR H5993-5994, H6005-6006; text: CR H5993)
2020-11-20HouseConsidered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H5993-6007)
2020-11-19HousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - Pursuant to clause 1(c) of Rule 19, the Chair postponed further consideration on H.R. 8294.
2020-11-19HouseWithout objection, the motion to reconsider is laid upon the table.
2020-11-19HouseH.Amdt.900 On agreeing to the Scott (VA) amendments (A003) Agreed to by voice vote.
2020-11-19HouseH.Amdt.900 The previous question was ordered on the amendment (A003) pursuant to the rule.
2020-11-19HouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 1224, the House proceeded with 20 minutes of debate on the Scott(VA) En Bloc amendment No. 2.
2020-11-19HouseH.Amdt.900 Amendments en bloc (A003) offered by Mr. Scott (VA). (consideration: CR H5980-5982; text: CR H5980)
2020-11-19HouseWithout objection, the motion to reconsider is laid upon the table.
2020-11-19HouseH.Amdt.899 On agreeing to the Scott (VA) amendments (A002) Agreed to by voice vote.
2020-11-19HouseH.Amdt.899 The previous question was ordered on the amendment (A002) pursuant to the rule.
2020-11-19HouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 1224, the House proceeded with 20 minutes of debate on the Scott(VA) En Bloc amendment No. 1.
2020-11-19HouseH.Amdt.899 Amendments en bloc (A002) offered by Mr. Scott (VA). (consideration: CR H5977-5980; text: CR H5977-5978)
2020-11-19HouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 8294.
2020-11-19HouseRule provides for consideration of H.R. 8294 with 1 hour of general debate. Motion to recommit with or without instructions allowed. Specified amendments are in order. The resolution provides that the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Education and Labor now printed in the bill, modified by the amendment printed in Part A of the Rules Committee report, shall be considered as adopted and the bill, as amended.
2020-11-19HouseConsidered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 1224. (consideration: CR H5950-5982)
2020-11-19HouseRule H. Res. 1224 passed House.
2020-11-17HouseRules Committee Resolution H. Res. 1224 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 8294 with 1 hour of general debate. Motion to recommit with or without instructions allowed. Specified amendments are in order. The resolution provides that the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Education and Labor now printed in the bill, modified by the amendment printed in Part A of the Rules Committee report, shall be considered as adopted and the bill, as amended.
2020-11-09HousePlaced on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 465.
2020-11-09HouseCommittee on the Judiciary discharged.
2020-11-09HouseReported (Amended) by the Committee on Education and Labor. H. Rept. 116-567, Part I.
2020-09-24HouseOrdered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 26 - 16.
2020-09-24HouseCommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
2020-09-17HouseReferred to the Committee on Education and Labor, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
2020-09-17HouseReferred to the Committee on Education and Labor, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
2020-09-17HouseIntroduced in House

Same As/Similar To

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HB8321 (Related) 2020-09-21 - Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor.
HB8328 (Related) 2020-09-21 - Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor.
HB8357 (Related) 2020-09-23 - Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor.
HR1224 (Related) 2020-11-19 - Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.

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