January 15, 2014
As ordered reported by the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
on July 31, 2013
S. 1356 would revise and reauthorize job training, employment service, adult education and literacy, and rehabilitation programs. Those programs, currently overseen by the Departments of Labor and Education, provide grants to state and local governments as well as to private and nonprofit organizations to provide specified services. Those programs received discretionary funding of $5.5 billion and mandatory funding of $3.1 billion in 2013.