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      senate Committees
      Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
    IntroducedJanuary 15th, 2009

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Title

Retooling America's Workers for a Green Economy Act

Official Title

A bill to provide funding for unemployment and training activities for dislocated workers and adults, and for other purposes.

Summary

Retooling America's Workers for a Green Economy Act - Authorizes the Secretary of Labor to reserve specified portions of certain appropriations to: (1) award national emergency grants and provide additional assistance to eligible entities for employment and training activities in green-collar industries for dislocated workers affected by major economic dislocations or a major disaster, as well as assistance for statewide rapid response activities for permanent closures or mass layoffs; (2) make allotments to states and outlaying areas to provide employment and training activities in green-collar industries for adults with multiple barriers to employment; and (3) carry out the energy efficiency and renewable energy worker training program.