Federal - HR 447

National Apprenticeship Act of 2021

Introduced

January 25, 2021

Description

The National Apprenticeship Act of 2021 will provide an influx of funding to modernize apprenticeship and create opportunities for millions of Americans.

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Original Sponsor 1

Co-Sponsors 91

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  • Feb. 25, 2021 — Received in the Senate and referred to the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee. Congressional Record p. S889

  • Feb. 5, 2021Nunes, R-Calif., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.31, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. H458

  • Feb. 5, 2021Nunes, R-Calif., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.30, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. H458

  • Feb. 5, 2021House Vote 31 National Apprenticeship Programs — Passage
    Passage of the bill, as amended, that would reauthorize and expand programs and activities under the Labor Department national apprenticeship system, authorizing a total of $3.9 billion for program administration and grants to apprenticeship programs. It would largely codify apprenticeship program standards and expand the system to include pre-apprenticeship and youth apprenticeship programs. It would authorize a total of $350 million through fiscal 2026 for the formal establishment of a Labor Department office of apprenticeship to oversee the national apprenticeship system, as well as for program research and evaluation and the establishment of an apprenticeship advisory committee. Through fiscal 2026, it would authorize a total of $70 million for the Labor Department to carry out an agreement with the Education Department to support integration and alignment of the national apprenticeship system with the education system; $475 million for state apprenticeship agencies; and $3 billion for grants and agreements to support apprenticeship programs, including to expand programs in nontraditional apprenticeship industries and high-need social service industries and programs targeting individuals with barriers to employment. It would require state apprenticeship agencies and grant recipients to match 25% of federal funds received. It would establish a number of apprenticeship program quality standards; requirements for registration, planning and implementation of programs by states; and requirements for occupations to be approved as "apprenticeable occupations" within the national apprenticeship system. It would require the national office of apprenticeship to oversee such standards; establish and provide technical assistance to state offices of apprenticeship; and promote diversity within the system through recruitment, employment and retention of nontraditional apprenticeship participants, industries and occupations. Passed 247-173. Note: Pursuant to the provisions of H Res 8, members were able to vote remotely by proxy during the public health emergency period related to COVID-19. Congressional Record p. H457-H458

  • Feb. 5, 2021House Vote 30 National Apprenticeship Programs — Substitute Amendment
    Stefanik, R-N.Y., amendment no. 22 that would replace the text of the bill to add or modify a number of provisions. Among other provisions, it would authorize additional work-based learning programs, strike the establishment of a Labor Department advisory committee on apprenticeships, and strike an interagency agreement with the Education Department to "promote and support" the integration and alignment of national apprenticeship system programs with educational institutions. It would also increase "flexibility" for the state plan process related to how the national apprenticeship system aligns with state workforce and education activities. Rejected 175-245. Note: Pursuant to the provisions of H Res 8, members were able to vote remotely by proxy during the public health emergency period related to COVID-19. Congressional Record p. H430-H440, H456-H457

  • Feb. 5, 2021House Vote 29 National Apprenticeship Programs — Grant Eligibility Requirement
    Hill, R-Ark., amendment no. 10 that would modify an eligibility requirement for Labor Department apprenticeship program grants to require applicants, to the extent practical, to be part of an industry or sector partnership or to partner with a labor or joint labor management organization, as opposed to both. Rejected 186-236. Note: Pursuant to the provisions of H Res 8, members were able to vote remotely by proxy during the public health emergency period related to COVID-19. Congressional Record p. H428-H430, H456

  • Feb. 5, 2021 — Levin, D-Mich., en bloc amendments no. 3, adopted by voice vote. (En bloc package consisting of amendment nos. 14, 15, 16, 18, 19, 21, 23, and 25.) Congressional Record p. H426-H428

  • Feb. 5, 2021 — Levin, D-Mich., en bloc amendments no. 2, adopted by voice vote. (En bloc package consisting of amendment nos. 7, 8, 11, 12, 17, 20, 24, and 26.) Congressional Record p. H424-H426

  • Feb. 5, 2021House Vote 28 National Apprenticeship Programs — En Bloc Amendments
    Levin, D-Mich., en bloc amendments no. 1, consisting of eight amendments. Adopted 243-178. Note: Pursuant to the provisions of H Res 8, members were able to vote remotely by proxy during the public health emergency period related to COVID-19. Congressional Record p. H421-H424, H455

  • Feb. 5, 2021 — Considered by the House. Congressional Record p. H393-H440, H455-H458

  • Feb. 2, 2021Westerman, R-Ark., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.20, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. H274

  • Feb. 2, 2021Westerman, R-Ark., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.19, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. H274

  • Feb. 2, 2021House Vote 20 Fiscal 2021 Budget Resolution; National Apprenticeship Programs; Security Screening Fines — Rule
    Adoption of the rule (H Res 85) that would provide for floor consideration of the fiscal 2021 House budget resolution (H Con Res 11) and the National Apprenticeship Act (HR 447), and for automatic agreement to a resolution (H Res 73) authorizing fines related to security screening of members. The rule would provide for three hours of debate on H Con Res 11 and automatic adoption of a Yarmuth, D-Ky., manager's amendment to the concurrent resolution that would increase by $850 million -- from $357.08 billion to $357.93 billion -- the amount by which budget reconciliation recommendations by the House Education and Labor Committee can increase the total deficit through fiscal 2030. It would provide for one hour of general debate on HR 447; floor consideration of 26 amendments to the bill; and automatic adoption of a Scott, D-Va., manager's amendment that would make the bill's effective date Oct. 1, 2021, and make technical and clarifying changes. The rule would provide for the automatic adoption of the resolution (H Res 73) that would authorize and direct the House sergeant-at-arms to fine members for failure to complete security screening upon entering the House chamber; the resolution would require fines of $5,000 for a first offense and $10,000 for a subsequent offense, and it would establish procedures for a member to appeal such fines to the House Ethics Committee. The rule would also update the process by which members may appeal fines for taking photographs, recording video or audio, or failing to wear a mask on the chamber floor. Finally, the rule would extend through March 12, 2021, certain routine authorities for House proceedings, including for consideration of motions to suspend the rules and same-day consideration of Rules Committee resolutions. Adopted 216-210. Note: Pursuant to the provisions of H Res 8, members were able to vote remotely by proxy during the public health emergency period related to COVID-19. Congressional Record p. H274

  • Feb. 2, 2021House Vote 19 Fiscal 2021 Budget Resolution; National Apprenticeship Programs; Security Screening Fines — Previous Question
    Morelle, D-N.Y., motion to order the previous question (thus ending debate and possibility of amendment) on the rule (H Res 85) that would provide for floor consideration of the fiscal 2021 House budget resolution (H Con Res 11) and the National Apprenticeship Act (HR 447), and for automatic agreement to a resolution (H Res 73) authorizing fines related to security screening of members. The rule would provide for three hours of debate on H Con Res 11 and automatic adoption of a Yarmuth, D-Ky., manager's amendment to the concurrent resolution that would increase by $850 million -- from $357.08 billion to $357.93 billion -- the amount by which budget reconciliation recommendations by the House Education and Labor Committee can increase the total deficit through fiscal 2030. It would provide for one hour of general debate on HR 447; floor consideration of 26 amendments to the bill; and automatic adoption of a Scott, D-Va., manager's amendment that would make the bill's effective date Oct. 1, 2021, and make technical and clarifying changes. The rule would provide for the automatic adoption of the resolution (H Res 73) that would authorize and direct the House sergeant-at-arms to fine members for failure to complete security screening upon entering the House chamber; the resolution would require fines of $5,000 for a first offense and $10,000 for a subsequent offense, and it would establish procedures for a member to appeal such fines to the House Ethics Committee. The rule would also update the process by which members may appeal fines for taking photographs, recording video or audio, or failing to wear a mask on the chamber floor. Finally, the rule would extend through March 12, 2021, certain routine authorities for House proceedings, including for consideration of motions to suspend the rules and same-day consideration of Rules Committee resolutions. Motion agreed to 219-207. Note: Pursuant to the provisions of H Res 8, members were able to vote remotely by proxy during the public health emergency period related to COVID-19. Congressional Record p. H273

  • Feb. 2, 2021 — Rules Committee resolution, H Res 85, reported to the House as a rule for HR 447.

  • Feb. 2, 2021 — House Rules Committee granted a structured rule providing for consideration of the bill. Congressional Record p. H266, H275

  • Feb. 2, 2021 — Full committee proceeding held by the House Rules Committee.

  • Feb. 2, 2021 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Garcia, (D-Ill.)Sherman, (D-Calif.)
  • Feb. 1, 2021 — Additional cosponsor(s): 20

    Bowman, (D-N.Y.)Jacobs, (D-Calif.)Pelosi, (D-Calif.)
    Brownley, (D-Calif.)Jones, (D-N.Y.)Porter, (D-Calif.)
    Castor, (D-Fla.)Keating, (D-Mass.)Roybal-Allard, (D-Calif.)
    Cicilline, (D-R.I.)Kind, (D-Wis.)Sherrill, (D-N.J.)
    Doyle, (D-Pa.)Kirkpatrick, (D-Ariz.)Soto, (D-Fla.)
    Evans, (D-Pa.)Manning, (D-N.C.)Spanberger, (D-Va.)
    Hastings, (D-Fla.)Omar, (D-Minn.)
  • Jan. 28, 2021 — Additional cosponsor(s): 53

    Adams, (D-N.C.)Gallego, (D-Ariz.)Morelle, (D-N.Y.)
    Axne, (D-Iowa)Garamendi, (D-Calif.)Moulton, (D-Mass.)
    Beatty, (D-Ohio)Grijalva, (D-Ariz.)Neguse, (D-Colo.)
    Blunt Rochester, (D-Del.)Horsford, (D-Nev.)Norton, (D-D.C.)
    Brown, A. (D-Md.)Houlahan, (D-Pa.)Ryan, T. (D-Ohio)
    Bustos, (D-Ill.)Jackson Lee, (D-Texas)Sarbanes, (D-Md.)
    Carbajal, (D-Calif.)Kahele, (D-Hawaii)Schakowsky, (D-Ill.)
    Cardenas, (D-Calif.)Khanna, (D-Calif.)Scott, D. (D-Ga.)
    Carson, (D-Ind.)Kildee, (D-Mich.)Sires, (D-N.J.)
    Casten, (D-Ill.)Kilmer, (D-Wash.)Smith, Adam (D-Wash.)
    Castro, (D-Texas)Kinzinger, (R-Ill.)Stanton, (D-Ariz.)
    Courtney, (D-Conn.)Krishnamoorthi, (D-Ill.)Stevens, (D-Mich.)
    Craig, (D-Minn.)Lamb, (D-Pa.)Stivers, (R-Ohio)
    Davis, D. (D-Ill.)Langevin, (D-R.I.)Suozzi, (D-N.Y.)
    Demings, (D-Fla.)Lee, B. (D-Calif.)Trone, (D-Md.)
    DeSaulnier, (D-Calif.)McBath, (D-Ga.)Underwood, (D-Ill.)
    Dingell, (D-Mich.)McCollum, (D-Minn.)Waters, Maxine (D-Calif.)
    Foster, (D-Ill.)Meng, (D-N.Y.)
  • Jan. 25, 2021 — Original cosponsor(s): 16

    Bacon, (R-Neb.)Hayes, (D-Conn.)Sablan, (I-N. Marianas)
    Bonamici, (D-Ore.)Katko, (R-N.Y.)Stauber, (R-Minn.)
    Bost, (R-Ill.)Levin, (D-Mich.)Trahan, (D-Mass.)
    Davis, R. (R-Ill.)McKinley, (R-W.Va.)Wild, (D-Pa.)
    Fitzpatrick, (R-Pa.)Norcross, (D-N.J.)
    Garbarino, (R-N.Y.)Pocan, (D-Wis.)
  • Jan. 25, 2021 — Read twice and referred to: House Education and Labor, House Judiciary.Congressional Record p. H230