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HF 119

1st Engrossment - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 03/27/2019 01:08pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

Bill Text Versions

Introduction Posted on 01/17/2019
1st Engrossment Posted on 02/07/2019

Current Version - 1st Engrossment

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A bill for an act
relating to workforce development; appropriating money for a grant to Helmets
to Hard Hats; requiring a report.


Section 1. new text beginAPPROPRIATION; REPORT.
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new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Appropriation. new text end

new text begin $400,000 in fiscal year 2020 and $400,000 in fiscal year
2021 are appropriated from the workforce development fund to the commissioner of labor
and industry for grants to the Construction Careers Foundation for the Helmets to Hard Hats
Minnesota initiative. Grant funds must be used to recruit, retain, assist, and support National
Guard, reserve, and active duty military members' and veterans' participation into
apprenticeship programs registered with the Department of Labor and Industry and connect
them with career training and employment in the building and construction industry. The
recruitment, selection, employment, and training must be without discrimination due to
race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, physical
or mental disability, receipt of public assistance, or age. This is a onetime appropriation.
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new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Report. new text end

new text begin Construction Careers Foundation must report to the commissioner of
labor and industry and the chairs and ranking members of the house of representatives and
senate committees overseeing labor and industry policy and finance and veterans affairs
policy and finance by January 15 of each year on the Helmets to Hardhats program. The
report must include: an overview of the program's budget; a detailed explanation of program
expenditures; the number of veterans and service members served by the program; a list
and explanation of the services provided to program participants; details of the positions
program participants assumed; the number of participants placed in union jobs; and the
number of participants placed in nonunion jobs.
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