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      house Committees
      House Committee on Education and the Workforce
      Higher Education and Workforce Training
    IntroducedFebruary 28th, 2013

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Title

SECTORS Act of 2013

Official Title

To promote industry growth and competitiveness and to improve worker training, retention, and advancement, and for other purposes.

Summary

Strengthening Employment Clusters to Organize Regional Success Act of 2013 or SECTORS Act of 2013 - Amends the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 to require the Secretary of Labor to award renewable three-year competitive industry or sector partnership grants to eligible entities to develop strategies that: (1) encourage growth and competitiveness through work with employers within a targeted industry cluster; (2) help workers move toward economic self-sufficiency and ensure that they have access to supportive services; (3) address the needs of firms with limited human resources or in-house training capacity, including small- and medium-sized firms; and (4) coordinate with entities that carry out state and local workforce investment, economic development, and education activities.

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