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      senate Committees
      Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
    IntroducedJune 3rd, 2009

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Title

Community-Based Health Care Retraining Act

Official Title

A bill to establish a demonstration project to train unemployed workers for employment as health care professionals, and for other purposes.

Summary

Community-Based Health Care Retraining Act - Amends the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 to require the Secretary of Labor to establish and carry out a health professions training demonstration project that awards matching grants to eligible entities to train certain unemployed workers for employment as health care professionals in communities: (1) with a significant percentage decline in rates of employment and a health care professional shortage; or (2) that are underserved by the health care structure.

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