• Current through October 23, 2012

(a) No more than 5% of the budgeted amount approved for adult training in the Department of Employment Services ("DOES") shall be used for administration.

(b) The DOES shall ensure that funding supports training for jobs that:

(1) Currently exist in the District;

(2) Are in emerging industries, in the District;

(3) Offer career advancement; and

(4) Are in industries that are hiring and that offer career advancement.

(c) Funding opportunities shall be open to the broadest range of District workforce development providers, not solely those under the Workforce Investment Act of 1998, approved August 7, 1998 (112 Stat. 936; 20 U.S.C. § 2822), or the Temporary Assistance to Needy Families program.

(d) The DOES shall require organizations that receive funding to demonstrate how the funds were utilized. The DOES shall require each organization that receives funding to report the number of residents placed in jobs, including:

(1) Titles and job descriptions;

(2) Starting wage;

(3) Starting hours per week;

(4) Starting benefits, if any;

(5) The retention number after:

(A) Three months;

(B) Six months; and

(C) One year;

(6) Wages after one year;

(7) Hours of work per week after one year; and

(8) Benefits, if any, after one year.

(e) The DOES shall encourage collaboration, particularly with organizations that offer adult literacy and multiple services, and shall give preference in funding to providers that apply for funding collectively and can demonstrate the ability to provide a wide range of job training services.

(Mar. 3, 2010, D.C. Law 18-111, § 2261, 57 DCR 181.)


Emergency Act Amendments

For temporary (90 day) addition, see § 2261 of Fiscal Year 2010 Budget Support Second Emergency Act of 2009 (D.C. Act 18-207, October 15, 2009, 56 DCR 8234).

Legislative History of Laws

Law 18-111, the "Fiscal Year 2010 Budget Support Act of 2009", was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 18-203, which was referred to the Committee on the Whole. The bill was adopted on first and second readings on May 12, 2009, and September 22, 2009, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on December 18, 2009, it was assigned Act No. 18-255 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. D.C. Law 18-111 became effective on March 3, 2010.

Miscellaneous Notes

Short title: Section 2260 of D.C. Law 18-111 provided that subtitle BB of title II of the act may be cited as the "Adult Training Funding Act of 2009".