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HB17-1357

Extend Colorado Department Labor Employment Worker Outreach Recruitment Key Grant Program

Concerning modifications to the skilled worker training program administered by the department of labor and employment.
Session:
2017 Regular Session

The bill:

  • Extends the duration of the 'Skilled Worker Outreach, Recruitment, and Key Training Act', also known as the 'WORK Act', administered by the department of labor and employment (department) through the 2018-19 state fiscal year;
  • Authorizes the department to use an expedited procedure, instead of following the procedures required under the 'Procurement Code', for accepting and reviewing an application for an additional or extended grant from an applicant who previously received a grant under the WORK grant program if specified conditions are met; and
  • Removes the cap on the amount of money appropriated to the WORK fund that may be expended in a given fiscal year.
    (Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)

Status

Introduced
Passed

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