1.1.................... moves to amend H.F. No. 1137, the delete everything amendment
1.2(H1137DE1), as follows:
1.3Page 1, after line 2, insert:

1.4    "Section 1. Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 116L.17, subdivision 4, is amended to read:
1.5    Subd. 4. Use of funds. Funds granted by the board under this section may be used
1.6for any combination of the following, except as otherwise provided in this section:
1.7    (1) employment transition services such as developing readjustment plans for
1.8individuals; outreach and intake; early readjustment; job or career counseling; testing;
1.9orientation; assessment of skills and aptitudes; provision of occupational and labor market
1.10information; job placement assistance; job search; job development; prelayoff assistance;
1.11relocation assistance; and programs provided in cooperation with employers or labor
1.12organizations to provide early intervention in the event of plant closings or substantial
1.13layoffs; and entrepreneurial training and business consulting;
1.14    (2) support services, including assistance to help the participant relocate to employ
1.15existing skills; out-of-area job search assistance; family care assistance, including child
1.16care; commuting assistance; emergency housing and rental assistance; counseling
1.17assistance, including personal and financial; health care; emergency health assistance;
1.18emergency financial assistance; work-related tools and clothing; and other appropriate
1.19support services that enable a person to participate in an employment and training program
1.20with the goal of reemployment;
1.21    (3) specific, short-term training to help the participant enhance current skills
1.22in a similar occupation or industry; entrepreneurial training, customized training, or
1.23on-the-job training; basic and remedial education to enhance current skills; and literacy
1.24and work-related English training for non-English speakers; and
1.25    (4) long-term training in a new occupation or industry, including occupational skills
1.26training or customized training in an accredited program recognized by one or more
1.27relevant industries. Long-term training shall only be provided to dislocated workers
2.1whose skills are obsolete and who have no other transferable skills likely to result in
2.2employment at a comparable wage rate. Training shall only be provided for occupations or
2.3industries with reasonable expectations of job availability based on the service provider's
2.4thorough assessment of local labor market information where the individual currently
2.5resides or is willing to relocate. This clause shall not restrict training in personal services
2.6or other such industries."
2.7Renumber the sections in sequence and correct the internal references
2.8Amend the title accordingly