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Introduced House Bill (H)

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Workforce diploma reimbursement program. Establishes the: (1) workforce diploma reimbursement program (program); and (2) workforce diploma reimbursement program fund (fund). Provides that the governor's workforce cabinet (cabinet), in coordination with the department of workforce development (department), shall administer the program. Provides that the purpose of the fund is to provide payments to eligible program providers that assist adults who are more than 22 years of age in: (1) developing employability and career technical skills; and (2) obtaining high school diplomas. Provides that: (1) the cabinet shall approve eligible program providers to participate in the program; and (2) the department shall Workforce diploma reimbursement program. Establishes the: (1) workforce diploma reimbursement program (program); and (2) workforce diploma reimbursement program fund (fund). Provides that the governor's workforce cabinet (cabinet), in coordination with the department of workforce development (department), shall administer the program. Provides that the purpose of the fund is to provide payments to eligible program providers that assist adults who are more than 22 years of age in: (1) developing employability and career technical skills; and (2) obtaining high school diplomas. Provides that: (1) the cabinet shall approve eligible program providers to participate in the program; and (2) the department shall publish a list of approved eligible program providers on the department's Internet web site. Requires the cabinet to include in the report the cabinet submits concerning workforce related programs the cabinet's review, analysis, and evaluation of the program, including the cabinet's and department's activities related to the development of the program. Requires the department to transfer annually to the fund an amount equal to $2,500,000 of the money appropriated by the general assembly for adult education. ... View more