29 U.S. Code § 2881 - Purposes

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The purposes of this subchapter are—
(1) to maintain a national Job Corps program, carried out in partnership with States and communities, to assist eligible youth who need and can benefit from an intensive program, operated in a group setting in residential and nonresidential centers, to become more responsible, employable, and productive citizens;
(2) to set forth standards and procedures for selecting individuals as enrollees in the Job Corps;
(3) to authorize the establishment of Job Corps centers in which enrollees will participate in intensive programs of activities described in this subchapter; and
(4) to prescribe various other powers, duties, and responsibilities incident to the operation and continuing development of the Job Corps.


(Pub. L. 105–220, title I, § 141,Aug. 7, 1998, 112 Stat. 1006.)
Prior Provisions

Provisions similar to this section were contained in section 1691 of this title prior to repeal by Pub. L. 105–220.


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