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Technical Amendments to the Workforce Investment Act of 1998


Public Law 105-277

TITLE VIII--READING EXCELLENCE ACT

SUBTITLE IV--TECHNICAL AND CONFORMING AMENDMENTS

SEC. 401. TECHNICAL AMENDMENTS TO THE WORKFORCE INVESTMENT ACT OF 1998.

            (1){NOTE: 29 USC 2821.}  Section 111(c) of the Workforce 
        Investment Act of 1998 is amended by striking "Chairman" and 
        inserting "Chairperson".
            (2) {NOTE: 29 USC 2822.}  Section 112(c)(1) of such Act is 
        amended by striking "; and" and inserting "; or".
            (3) {NOTE: 29 USC 2831.}   Section 116(a)(3)(D)(ii)(I)(aa) 
        of such Act is amended by striking "; or" and inserting "; 
        and".
             {NOTE: 29 USC 2832.}  (4) Section 117 of such Act is 
        amended--
                    (A) in subsection (f)(1)(D), by striking "State" 
                and inserting "Governor"; and
                    (B) in subsection (i)(1)(D)(ii), by striking 
                subclause (II), and inserting the following:
                          "(II) other representatives of employees in 
                      the local area (for a local area in which no 
                      employees are represented by such 
                      organizations).".
             {NOTE: 29 USC 2864.}  (5) Section 134(d)(4)(F) of such Act 
        is amended by adding at the end the following:
                          "(iii) Individual training accounts.--An 
                      individual who seeks training services and who is 
                      eligible pursuant to subparagraph (A), may, in 
                      consultation with a case manager, select an 
                      eligible provider of training services from the 
                      list or identifying information for providers 
                      described in clause (ii)(I). Upon such selection, 
                      the one-stop operator involved shall, to the 
                      extent practicable, refer such individual to the 
                      eligible provider of training services, and 
                      arrange for payment for such services through an 
                      individual training account.".
             {NOTE: 29 USC 2899.} (6) Section 159 of such Act is 
        amended--
                    (A) in subsections (c)(1)(G) and (d)(4), by striking 
                "post-secondary" and inserting "postsecondary"; and
                    (B) in subsection (c)(3), by striking "containing" 
                and inserting "containing,".
            (7) {NOTE: 29 USC 2911. }  Section 166(h)(3)(A) of such Act 
        is amended by striking "paragraph (2)" and inserting 
        "subparagraph (B)".
             {NOTE: 29 USC 2912.}  (8) Section 167(d) of such Act is 
        amended by inserting "and section 127(b)(1)(A)(iii)" after 
        "this section".
             {NOTE: 29 USC 2915.}  (9) Section 170(a)(1) of such Act is 
        amended by striking "carry out" and inserting "carrying 
        out".
            (10) Section 170(b)(2) of such Act is amended by striking 
        "174(b)" and inserting "173(b)".
             {NOTE: 29 USC 2916.}  (11) Section 171(b)(2) of such Act 
        is amended by striking "only on a competitive" and all that 
        follows through the period and inserting "in accordance with 
        generally applicable Federal requirements.".
             {NOTE: 29 USC 2918.}  (12) Section 173(a)(2) of such Act 
        is amended by striking "the Robert" and inserting "The 
        Robert".
             {NOTE: 29 USC 2939.}  (13) Section 189(i)(1) of such Act 
        is amended by striking "1997 (Public Law 104-208; 110 Stat. 
        3009-234)" and inserting "1998 (Public Law 105-78; 111 Stat. 
        1467).
            {NOTE: 29 USC 2942.}  (14) Paragraphs (2) and (3) of 
        section 192(a) of such Act are amended by striking "), to" and 
        inserting ") to".

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             {NOTE: 29 USC 2701 note.}  (15) Section 334(b) of such Act 
        is amended by striking paragraph (2) and inserting the 
        following:
            "(2) Date.--The appointments of the members of the 
        Commission shall be made by February 1, 1999.".
            (16) NOTE: 29 USC 760-765.}  Section 405 of such Act is 
        amended by striking "et seq.)," and inserting "et seq.)".
             {NOTE: 20 USC 9271.}  (17) Section 501(b)(1) of such Act 
        is amended by adding at the end the following: "For purposes of 
        this paragraph, the activities and programs described in 
        subparagraphs (A) and (B) of paragraph (2) shall not be 
        considered to be 2 or more activities or programs for purposes 
        of the unified plan. Such activities or programs shall be 
        considered to be 1 activity or program.".
             {NOTE: 20 USC 9275.}  (18) Section 505 of such Act is 
        amended--
                    (A) in subsection (a), by striking "in this Act" 
                and inserting "under title I, II, or III or this 
                title"; and
                    (B) in subsection (b), by striking "under this 
                Act" each place it appears and inserting "under title 
                I, II, or III or this title".
             {NOTE: 20 USC 9276.}  (19) Section 506(d) of such Act is 
        amended--
                    (A) in paragraph (1), by striking "subsection (b)" 
                and inserting "subsection (c)"; and
                    (B) in paragraph (2)--
                          (i) by inserting "planning authorized under" 
                      after "carry out" each place that such appears; 
                      and
                          (ii) by striking "the purposes" and 
                      inserting "the planning purposes".