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§ 6250.501. Establishment

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 24 P.S. EducationEffective: December 16, 2002 to September 5, 2022

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 24 P.S. Education
Chapter 38. Workforce Development Act
Chapter 5. Local Workforce Investment Areas and Boards
Effective: December 16, 2002 to September 5, 2022
24 P.S. § 6250.501
§ 6250.501. Establishment
(a) Areas and local workforce investment boards.--
(1) Local workforce investment areas shall be designated by the Governor through consultation with the board and the chief elected officials and after consideration of comments received through the public comment process. In making the designation of local workforce investment areas, the Governor shall take into consideration the following:
(i) Geographic areas served by school entities.
(ii) Geographic areas served by postsecondary educational institutions, including community colleges and technical colleges and area vocational- technical schools1 and career technology centers.
(iii) The extent to which such local workforce investment areas are consistent with labor market areas.
(iv) The distance that individuals will need to travel to receive services provided in such local workforce investment areas.
(v) The resources of such local workforce investment areas that are available to effectively administer the activities carried out under Federal and State law.
(2) Local workforce investment boards shall be established in each local workforce investment area of this Commonwealth, recommended for certification by the board and certified by the Governor, to set policy for the portion of the unified system within that local workforce investment area. The local workforce investment boards shall work to establish workforce development services in collaboration with postsecondary institutions, area vocational-technical schools and career technology centers; secondary schools, including charter schools at these grade levels; community colleges; and technical colleges.
(3) No local workforce investment board may conduct business unless it is certified by the Governor.
(b) Purpose.--The purpose of each local workforce investment board is to advise and assist the chief elected official in the county or counties served by the local workforce investment board by setting policy to promote effective workforce investment programs in a designated geographic area.
(c) Administration and liability.--
(1) The chief elected official in a local workforce investment area shall serve as the local grant recipient for and shall be liable for any misuse of the grant funds allocated to the local workforce investment area under Federal law or this act.
(2) The chief elected official in a local workforce investment area may designate an entity to serve as a local grant subrecipient for such funds or as a local fiscal agent. Such designation shall not relieve the chief elected official of liability for any misuse of grant funds as described in paragraph (1).
(3) The local grant recipient or an entity designated under paragraph (2) shall disburse such funds for workforce investment activities at the direction of the local board, pursuant to the requirements of this act.


2001, Dec. 18, P.L. 949, No. 114, § 501, effective July 1, 2002. Amended 2002, Dec. 16, P.L. 1930, No. 224, § 7, imd. effective.


Reference to “area vocational-technical school” deemed to be reference to “area career and technical school”, pursuant to 2019, June 28, P.L. 117, No. 16, § 27; 2019, June 28, P.L. 146, No. 18, § 23; 2019, Oct. 30, P.L. 460, No. 76, § 62.
24 P.S. § 6250.501, PA ST 24 P.S. § 6250.501
Current through 2022 Regular Session Act 40. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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