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      house Committees
      House Committee on Education and the Workforce
      Higher Education and Workforce Training
    IntroducedFebruary 6th, 2013

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Title

Promoting Partnerships to Transform Opportunities Act

Official Title

To amend the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 to prepare individuals with multiple barriers to employment to enter the workforce by providing such individuals with support services, job training, and education, and for other purposes.

Summary

Promoting Partnerships to Transform Opportunities Act - Amends the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 to direct the Secretary of Labor to make competitive grants to, or enter into contracts or cooperative agreements with, nonprofit organizations in partnership with one or more minority-serving institutions to provide support services, job training, and education to individuals with multiple barriers to employment, especially underrepresented minorities, to help prepare them to enter the workforce. Requires such nonprofit organizations to submit a program plan to the Secretary in order to receive a grant or enter into such a contract or cooperative agreement.