2013 Maryland Code
§ 8-508 - Highway or capital transit construction training and support services

MD Transp Code § 8-508 (2013) What's This?


(a) (1) In this section the following words have the meanings indicated.

(2) “Board” means the Governor’s Workforce Investment Board.

(3) “Highway or capital transit construction” means actual construction, preliminary engineering, planning and research, or any other work or activity to implement federal laws for the administration of federal aid for highways or capital transit projects.

(4) “Workforce investment area” has the meaning stated in § 11-503(n) of the Labor and Employment Article.

(b) The Department shall use the maximum feasible amount of federal funds available to the State under 23 U.S.C. § 140(b) to develop, conduct, and administer highway or capital transit construction training and supportive services, including skill improvement programs.

(c) The Department shall administer the training programs under subsection (b) of this section in collaboration with the Board to ensure that highway or capital transit construction training and supportive services are provided to the greatest extent feasible to individuals in each relevant workforce investment area.

(d) (1) By February 1 of each year, the Department and Board shall submit to the Senate Budget and Taxation Committee, Senate Finance Committee, House Appropriations Committee, and House Committee on Ways and Means, in accordance with § 2-1246 of the State Government Article, a report on the Department’s and Board’s compliance with subsections (b) and (c) of this section with respect to each of the 2 previous calendar years.

(2) The report shall:

(i) Describe the highway or capital transit construction training, supportive services, and skill improvement programs the Department and Board have conducted and administered in each workforce investment area, including a description of:

1. Any entities, institutions, or organizations used by the Department and Board to provide the training and services; and

2. The individuals and organizations that have received training and services;

(ii) Analyze the results of the training programs in each workforce investment area;

(iii) State the amount of federal funds available to the State under 23 U.S.C. § 140(b); and

(iv) Identify the amount spent in each workforce investment area to conduct and administer the programs.

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