Introduced House Bill (H)

Authored by

DIGEST

Grants for green industry jobs. Establishes the green jobs training program to support opportunities for eligible workers to receive job training in green industry sectors and occupations. Requires the department of workforce development (department) to administer the program. Establishes the green jobs training fund. Provides that the department shall: (1) identify and develop the framework, potential funding, strategies, policies, partnerships, and opportunities necessary to address the need for a highly skilled and well-trained workforce to meet the needs of the green economy; and (2) subject to the availability of appropriated funds, award grants from the green jobs training fund to Grants for green industry jobs. Establishes the green jobs training program to support opportunities for eligible workers to receive job training in green industry sectors and occupations. Requires the department of workforce development (department) to administer the program. Establishes the green jobs training fund. Provides that the department shall: (1) identify and develop the framework, potential funding, strategies, policies, partnerships, and opportunities necessary to address the need for a highly skilled and well-trained workforce to meet the needs of the green economy; and (2) subject to the availability of appropriated funds, award grants from the green jobs training fund to employers and other persons for worker training grants. ... View more