Guidance for Planning Performance:
Laws and Regulations
American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act is an unprecedented effort to jumpstart our economy, create or save millions of jobs, and put a down payment on addressing long-neglected challenges so our country can thrive in the 21st century.
Public Law 105-332
The Carl D. Perkins Vocational - Technical Education Amendments. An Act to amend the Carl D. Perkins Vocational & Technical Education Act.
Public Law 103-239 The School-to-Work Opportunities Act of 1994.H.R.1160 : To reauthorize the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families block grant program through June 30, 2005, and for other purposes. Latest Major Action: Became Public Law No: 109-4 [GPO:Text, PDF]
Current Law: Public Law 105-244 The Higher Education Act Amendments of 1998. An Act to extend the authorization of programs under the Higher Education Act of 1965, and for other purposes.
[H.R.609.PCS] The College Access and Opportunity Act of 2006. Latest Action: (Placed on Calendar in Senate)
S. 1614 A bill to extend the authorization of programs under the Higher Education Act of 1965, and for other purposes.
666 Performance Accountability Under Title I of the Workforce
666.240 (Subpart B--Incentives and Sanctions for State Performance)
Under what circumstances may a sanction be applied to a State
that fails to achieve negotiated levels of performance for title
667.300 (Subpart C - Reporting Requirements) What are the
reporting requirements for Workforce Investment Act programs?
Performance and Results Act:
Improve the confidence
of the American people in the capability of the
by systematically holding Federal agencies accountable
program results and much, much more.
GPRA: Memorandum OMB-96-22:
Implementation of the Government Performance and Results Act
Paperwork Reduction Act:
The purpose of
this act is to minimize paperwork, ensure public benefit, improve
Government programs, improve the quality and use of Federal information
to strengthen decision making, accountability, and openness in Government
and society; and much, much more.
Paperwork Reduction Act Information ETA Collection Requests
Act, (Sections 10, 13, 15) An ACT to provide for the
establishment of a national employment system,
for cooperation with
the States in the promotion of such system, and
for other purposes.
Americans Act (Section 503) An Act to foster and promote
useful part-time opportunities in community service activities for
unemployed low income persons who are 55 years or older and who
have poor employment prospects.
Interim Final Rule
establishes new performance accountability measures for the Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) due to the 2006 Amendments to
Title V of the Older Americans Act.
Trade Adjustment Assistance Reform Act of 2002
Public Law 107-210
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Trade Act of 1974 (as amended)
United States Code, Title 19, Sections 2271 - 2331
Congressional Statement of Purpose, "The purposes of this chapter
are ... to provide adequate procedures to safeguard American industry
and labor against unfair or injurious import competition, and to
assist industries, firms, workers, and communities to adjust to
changes in international trade flows" 19 U.S.C. 2102
Trade Adjustment Assistance for Workers Under the Trade
Act of 1974
Code of Federal Regulations, Title 20 Chapter 5, Part 617
Purpose, "The [Trade Act of 1974] created a program to assist individuals,
who became unemployed as a result of increased imports, return to
suitable employment. The [Trade Adjustment Assistance] program provides
for reemployment services and allowances for eligible individuals.
The regulations in the part 617 are issued to implement the Act."
20 CFR 617.2
Final Rules - Unified Agenda of Federal Regulations: