29 U.S. Code § 2915 - Technical assistance

(a) General technical assistance
(1) In general
The Secretary shall provide, coordinate, and support the development of, appropriate training, technical assistance, staff development, and other activities, including assistance in replicating programs of demonstrated effectiveness, to States and localities, and, in particular, to assist States in making transitions from carrying out activities under the provisions of law repealed under section 199  [1] to carrying out activities under this chapter.
(2) Form of assistance
In carrying out paragraph (1) on behalf of a State, or recipient of financial assistance under any of sections 2911 through 2914 of this title, the Secretary, after consultation with the State or grant recipient, may award grants and enter into contracts and cooperative agreements.
(3) Limitation
Grants or contracts awarded under paragraph (1) to entities other than States or local units of government that are for amounts in excess of $100,000 shall only be awarded on a competitive basis.
(b) Dislocated worker technical assistance
(1) Authority
Of the amounts available pursuant to section 2862 (a)(2) of this title, the Secretary shall reserve not more than 5 percent of such amounts to provide technical assistance to States that do not meet the State performance measures described in section 2871 of this title with respect to employment and training activities for dislocated workers. Using such reserved funds, the Secretary may provide such assistance to other States, local areas, and other entities involved in providing assistance to dislocated workers, to promote the continuous improvement of assistance provided to dislocated workers, under this chapter.
(2) Training
Amounts reserved under this subsection may be used to provide for the training of staff, including specialists, who provide rapid response services. Such training shall include instruction in proven methods of promoting, establishing, and assisting labor-management committees. Such projects shall be administered through the dislocated worker office described in section 2918 (b) of this title.


[1]  See References in Text note below.

Source

(Pub. L. 105–220, title I, § 170,Aug. 7, 1998, 112 Stat. 1030; Pub. L. 105–277, div. A, § 101(f) [title VIII, § 401(9), (10)], Oct. 21, 1998, 112 Stat. 2681–337, 2681–411.)
References in Text

Section 199, referred to in subsec. (a)(1), is section 199 ofPub. L. 105–220, title I, Aug. 7, 1998, 112 Stat. 1058. Section 199 repealed sections 1501 to 1505, 1511 to 1583, 1592 to 1735, 1737, 1751 to 1791h, 1792 to 1792b, and 2301 to 2314 of this title, section 211 of former Title 40, Appendix, Public Buildings, Property, and Works, sections 11421, 11441 to 11447, 11449, 11450, 11461 to 11466, 11471, and 11472 of Title 42, The Public Health and Welfare, sections 42101 to 42106 of Title 49, Transportation, and provisions set out as notes under sections 801, 1501, and 2301 of this title and section 1255a of Title 8, Aliens and Nationality. For complete classification of this section to the Code, see Tables.
This chapter, referred to in subsecs. (a)(1) and (b)(1), was in the original “this title” meaning title I of Pub. L. 105–220, Aug. 7, 1998, 112 Stat. 939, which enacted this chapter, repealed sections 1501 to 1505, 1511 to 1583, 1592 to 1735, 1737 to 1791h, 1792 to 1792b, 2301 to 2314 of this title, section 211 of former Title 40, Appendix, Public Buildings, Property, and Works, sections 11421, 11441 to 11447, 11449, 11450, 11461 to 11466, 11471, and 11472 of Title 42, The Public Health and Welfare, and sections 42101 to 42106 of Title 49, Transportation, enacted provisions set out as notes under sections 1501, 2301, and 2940 of this title and section 11421 of Title 42, and repealed provisions set out as notes under sections 801 and 2301 of this title and section 1255a of Title 8, Aliens and Nationality. For complete classification of title I to the Code, see Tables.
Amendments

1998—Subsec. (a)(1). Pub. L. 105–277, § 101(f) [title VIII, § 401(9)], substituted “carrying out activities under this chapter” for “carry out activities under this chapter”.
Subsec. (b)(2). Pub. L. 105–277, § 101(f) [title VIII, § 401(10)], substituted “section 2918 (b)” for “section 2919 (b)”.

 

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