TITLE I
THE STATE AND ITS GOVERNMENT

CHAPTER 12-O
DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS AND ECONOMIC AFFAIRS

New Hampshire Workforce Development

Section 12-O:44

    12-O:44 State Workforce Innovation Board. –
I. There is established a State Workforce Innovation Board within the bureau of workforce development.
II. Membership of the council shall be as set forth in section 111(b) of the Workforce Investment Act of 1998, Public Law 105-220, codified at 29 U.S.C. section 2801 et seq., as such may be amended, reauthorized, and in effect from time to time. Members of the board shall be appointed by the governor and shall serve at the pleasure of the governor. The governor shall select a chairperson for the board from among the members of the board, in accordance with 29 U.S.C. section 2821(c).
III. The board shall meet no less frequently than semi-annually, shall have the powers and responsibilities of the state workforce investment board under the Workforce Investment Act of 1998, and shall assist the governor in:
(a) Development of the state plan required under section 112 of the Workforce Investment Act of 1998.
(b) Development and continuous improvement of a statewide system of activities that are funded under this subdivision or carried out through a One-Stop delivery system described in section 134c of the Workforce Investment Act of 1998, that receives funds under that act, including:
(1) Development of linkages in order to assure coordination and non-duplication among the programs and activities described in section 121(b) of the Workforce Investment Act of 1998; and
(2) Review of local plans under the Workforce Investment Act of 1998, if any.
(c) Commenting at least once annually on the measures taken pursuant to the Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Applied Technology Education Act, 20 U.S.C. section 2323(b)(3).
(d) Designation of local areas as required in section 116 of the Workforce Investment Act of 1998.
(e) Development of the allocation formulas for the distribution of funds for adult employment and training activities and youth activities to local areas as permitted under sections 128(b)(3)(B) and 133(b)(3)(B) of the Workforce Investment Act of 1998.
(f) Development and continuous improvement of comprehensive state performance measures including state adjusted levels of performance, to assess the effectiveness of the workforce investment activities in the state as required under section 136(b) of the Workforce Investment Act of 1998.
(g) Preparation of the annual report to the United States Secretary of Labor described in section 136(d) of the Workforce Investment Act of 1998.
(h) Development of the statewide employment statistics system described in section 15(e) of the Wagner-Peyser Act.
(i) Development of an application for an incentive grant under 20 U.S.C. section 9273.

Source. 2017, 156:40, eff. July 1, 2017. 2020, 37:33, eff. July 29, 2020.