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§ 49f.
Percentage disposition of allotted funds
Use of 90 percent of funds allotted
Ninety percent of the sums allotted to each State pursuant to section 49e of this title may be used—
for job search and placement services to job seekers, including unemployment insurance claimants, including counseling, testing, occupational and labor market information, assessment, and referral to employers;
for appropriate recruitment services and special technical services for employers; and
for any of the following activities:
evaluation of programs;
developing linkages between services funded under this chapter and related Federal or State legislation, including the provision of labor exchange services at education sites;
providing services for workers who have received notice of permanent layoff or impending layoff, or workers in occupations which are experiencing limited demand due to technological change, impact of imports, or plant closures;
developing and providing labor market and occupational information;
developing a management information system and compiling and analyzing reports therefrom;
administering the work test for the State unemployment compensation system, including making eligibility assessments, and providing job finding and placement services for unemployment insurance claimants; and
providing unemployment insurance claimants with referrals to, and application assistance for, training and education resources and programs, including Federal Pell Grants under subpart 1 of part A of title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C. 1070a et seq.), educational assistance under chapter 30 of title 38 (commonly referred to as the Montgomery GI Bill), and chapter 33 of that title (Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance), student assistance under title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C. 1070
Use of 10 percent of funds allotted
Ten percent of the sums allotted to each State pursuant to section 49e of this title shall be reserved for use in accordance with this subsection by the Governor of each such State to provide—
performance incentives for public employment service offices and programs, consistent with the performance accountability measures that are based on indicators described in section 116(b)(2)(A)(i) of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act [29 U.S.C. 3141(b)(2)(A)(i)], taking into account direct or indirect placements (including those resulting from self-directed job search or group job search activities assisted by such offices or programs), wages on entered employment, retention, and other appropriate factors;
services for groups with special needs, carried out pursuant to joint agreements between the employment service offices and the appropriate local workforce investment board and chief elected official or officials or other public agencies or private nonprofit organizations; and
the extra costs of exemplary models for delivering services of the types described in subsection (a), and models for enhancing professional development and career advancement opportunities of State agency staff, as described in section 49b(c)(4) of this title.
Joint funding
Funds made available to States under this section may be used to provide additional funds under an applicable program if—
such program otherwise meets the requirements of this chapter and the requirements of the applicable program;
such program serves the same individuals that are served under this chapter;
such program provides services in a coordinated manner with services provided under this chapter; and
such funds would be used to supplement, and not supplant, funds provided from non-Federal sources.
For purposes of this subsection, the term “applicable program” means any workforce investment activity carried out under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act.
Performance of services and activities under contract

In addition to the services and activities otherwise authorized by this chapter, the Secretary or any State agency designated under this chapter may perform such other services and activities as shall be specified in contracts for payment or reimbursement of the costs thereof made with the Secretary or with any Federal, State, or local public agency, or administrative entity under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, or private nonprofit organization.

Provision of services as part of one-stop delivery system

All job search, placement, recruitment, workforce and labor market information, and other labor exchange services authorized under subsection (a) shall be provided, consistent with the other requirements of this chapter, as part of the one-stop delivery system established by the State.

(June 6, 1933, ch. 49, § 7, as added Pub. L. 97–300, title VI, § 601(c), formerly title V, § 501(c), Oct. 13, 1982, 96 Stat. 1394; renumbered title VI, § 601(c), Pub. L. 100–628, title VII, § 712(a)(1), (2), Nov. 7, 1988, 102 Stat. 3248; amended Pub. L. 101–392, § 5(b), Sept. 25, 1990, 104 Stat. 759; Pub. L. 105–220, title III, §§ 305, 310, Aug. 7, 1998, 112 Stat. 1081, 1086; Pub. L. 113–128, title III, § 305, July 22, 2014, 128 Stat. 1626.)
cite as: 29 USC 49f