An Act To Promote Workforce Education Attainment
Sec. 1. 26 MRSA §2006, sub-§1, ¶¶I and J, as enacted by PL 2003, c. 114, §10, are amended to read:
Sec. 2. 26 MRSA §2006, sub-§1, ¶K is enacted to read:
This bill adds supporting an attainment goal of increasing the percent of working-age adults holding a high-value certificate, college degree, vocational education or other industry-recognized credential to 60% by 2025 with a focus on meeting future workforce needs to the list of responsibilities of the State Workforce Investment Board. The board may seek information from the Maine Workforce and Education Coalition in regards to an attainment goal. It also directs the Workforce Investment Board to track the State's progress toward the attainment goal and to annually report on the progress to the joint standing committee of the Legislature having jurisdiction over education and cultural affairs and the joint standing committee of the Legislature having jurisdiction over labor, business, research and economic development matters.