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      RS 23:2042     


§2042. Louisiana Workforce Investment Council; creation; purpose

            The Louisiana Workforce Investment Council is hereby created in the commission as the state workforce development board for the purposes of:

            (1) Meeting the requirements of the federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014, 29 U.S.C. 3101 et seq. in order to receive funds relevant to workforce activities authorized by the law.

            (2) Advising the governor on the needs of the state's employers and the state's workforce along with strategies for its continued improvement.

            (3) Creating a common vision, a strategic combined state plan and outcomes that will coordinate and integrate a workforce development delivery system to assure the greatest cooperation possible between public and private entities.

            (4) Directing the Occupational Forecasting Conference in determining such official information that is necessary for planning and budgeting with respect to workforce development.

            Acts 1997, No. 1, §1, eff. April 30, 1997; Acts 2008, No. 743, §2, eff. July 1, 2008; Acts 2008, No. 831, §2, eff. July 1, 2008; Acts 2015, No. 426, §2.

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