Status Summary

Senate - 05/11/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (Updated 5/26/21)

 

Legislative Session

2021

Status

In Progress

Sponsor

Sen. Durbin, Richard J.

This act would establish a five-year, $1.5 billion competitive grant program for youth summer employment and a five-year, $2 billion competitive grant program for youth year-round employment Half of funds would be reserved for programs serving in-school youth and half would be reserved for program serving out-of-school youth. This act aims to make it easier for local governments and community organizations to apply directly for federal funded programs to create and expand summer and year-round employment programs for young people.

Companion Bill