To amend the Youth Employment Act of 1979 to authorize the Mayor to provide employment or work-readiness training for participants 14 through 24 years of age.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, That this act may be cited as the "Marion S. Barry Summer Youth Employment Expansion Amendment Act of 2016".
Note § 32-241
Sec. 2. Section 2(a)(1)(A) of the Youth Employment Act of 1979, effective January 5, 1980 (D.C. Law 3-46; D.C. Official Code § 32-241(a)(1)(A)), is amended to read as follows:
Amend § 32-241
"(A)(i) A summer youth jobs program to provide for the employment or training each summer of not fewer than 10,000 or more than 21,000 youth. Youth shall be 14 through 21 years of age on the date of enrollment in the program; provided, that for Fiscal Year 2016 and Fiscal Year 2017, the program may provide for the employment or training each summer of no more than 1,000 youth 22 through 24 years of age on the date of enrollment in the program.
"(ii) Youth 14 or 15 years of age at the date of enrollment shall receive an hourly work readiness training rate of not less than $5.25.
"(iii) Youth 16 through 21 years of age at the date of enrollment shall be compensated at an hourly rate of $8.25.
"(iv) Youth 22 through 24 years of age at the date of enrollment shall be compensated at no less than the minimum wage specified in
Sec. 3. Applicability.
(a) this shall apply upon the date of inclusion of its fiscal effect in an approved budget and financial plan.
(b) The Chief Financial Officer shall certify the date of the inclusion of the fiscal effect in an approved budget and financial plan, and provide notice to the Budget Director of the Council of the certification.
(c)(1) The Budget Director shall cause the notice of the certification to be published in the District of Columbia Register.
(2) The date of publication of the notice of the certification shall not affect the applicability of this.
Sec. 4. Fiscal impact statement.
The Council adopts the fiscal impact statement in the committee report as the fiscal impact statement required by section 4a of the General Legislative Procedures Act of 1975, approved October 16, 2006 (120 Stat. 2038; D.C. Official Code § 1-301.47a).
Sec. 5. Effective date.
This act shall take effect following approval by the Mayor (or in the event of veto by the Mayor, action by the Council to override the veto), a 30-day period of congressional review as provided in section 602(c)(l) of the District of Columbia Home Rule Act, approved December 24, 1973 (87 Stat. 813; D.C. Official Code §1-206.02(c)(l)), and publication in the District of Columbia Register.