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End Skilled Worker Outreach, Recruitment, and Key Training Act Grants Transfer Money To General Fund

Concerning the repeal of the "Skilled Worker Outreach, Recruitment, and Key Training Act" grant program, and, in connection therewith, eliminating new grants under the grant program, transferring the balance of the grant program fund to the general fund, requiring a final report on the grant program, and reducing an appropriation.
2020 Regular Session
Business & Economic Development
Labor & Employment
Bill Summary

The act precludes the department of labor and employment from accepting applications for, awarding, or issuing grants under the "Skilled Worker Outreach, Recruitment, and Key Training Act", also known as the "WORK Act", on or after the effective date of the act. The grant review committee is directed to submit a final report on the WORK Act grant program to the governor and specified legislative committees by August 31, 2021.

The state treasurer is directed to transfer any balance in the WORK fund as of September 1, 2020, and September 1, 2021, to the general fund. The program is repealed on September 30, 2021.

The act adjusts the 2020 long bill by eliminating the $3.3 million general fund appropriation for the WORK Act grant program.

(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)


Became Law


Bill Text

  • All Versions (7 )
    Date Bill Type Documents
    06/26/2020 Signed Act PDF
    06/19/2020 Final Act PDF
    06/05/2020 Rerevised PDF
    06/04/2020 Revised PDF
    06/03/2020 Reengrossed PDF
    06/01/2020 Engrossed PDF
    05/26/2020 Introduced PDF


Sponsor Type Legislators
Prime Sponsor

Rep. J. McCluskie, Rep. K. Ransom
Sen. D. Moreno, Sen. B. Rankin


Rep. D. Esgar
Sen. R. Zenzinger


Sen. L. Crowder

The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details