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Senate Bill 766 Printer's Number 907

PENNSYLVANIA, June 15 - (1) The sum of $15,000,000 in Federal money paid to the

Commonwealth under the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021

(Public Law 117-2, 135 Stat. 4) shall be transferred to the

fund and, subject to payment of administrative costs as

provided in section 304, shall be allocated as follows:

(i) Eighty percent of the remaining money in the

fund shall be used to provide grants to the entities

described in paragraphs (1), (2), (3), (4), (5), (6), (7)

and (8) of the definition of "adult education provider"

in section 102.

(ii) Twenty percent of the remaining money in the

fund shall be used to provide grants to entities

described in paragraph (9) of the definition of "adult

education provider" in section 102 for programs that

serve adult learners who hold a secondary diploma or its

recognized equivalent and need additional training to

reenter the workforce.

(2) The department may reallocate between the grants

specified in paragraph (1)(i) and (ii) any unspent funds

resulting from insufficient applicants following the initial

grant application period.

(d) Administration.--The department shall make competitive

grants available to adult education providers for the following

purposes:

(1) Upskilling working-age adults for the post-COVID

workforce.

(2) Providing support to adult learners in completing a

high school equivalency credential.

(3) Providing technical training or job training

necessary to secure employment to participants coenrolled in

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