Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 116 Part 2.djvu/160

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116 STAT. 942 PUBLIC LAW 107-210—AUG. 6, 2002 SEC. 119. COORDINATION WITH TITLE I OF THE WORKFORCE INVEST- MENT ACT OF 1998. Section 235 of the Trade Act of 1974 (19 U.S.C. 2295) is amended by inserting before the period at the end of the first sentence the following: ", including the services provided through one-stop delivery systems described in section 134(c) of the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 (29 U.S.C. 2864(c))". SEC. 120. EXPENDITURE PERIOD. Section 245 of the Trade Act of 1974 (19 U.S.C. 2317), as amended by section 111(a) of this Act, is further amended by amending subsection (b) to read as follows: " (b) PERIOD OF EXPENDITURE. — Funds obligated for any fiscal year to carry out activities under sections 235 through 238 may be expended by each State receiving such funds during that fiscal year and the succeeding two fiscal years.". SEC. 121. JOB SEARCH ALLOWANCES. Section 237 of the Trade Act of 1974 (19 U.S.C. 2297) is amended to read as follows: «SEC. 237. JOB SEARCH ALLOWANCES. " (a) JOB SEARCH ALLOWANCE AUTHORIZED.— "(1) IN GENERAL. —An adversely affected worker covered by a certification issued under subchapter A of this chapter may file an application with the Secretary for payment of a job search allowance. "(2) APPROVAL OF APPLICATIONS.—The Secretary may grant an allowance pursuant to an application filed under paragraph (1) when all of the following apply: "(A) ASSIST ADVERSELY AFFECTED WORKER. —The allowance is paid to assist an adversely affected worker who has been totally separated in securing a job within the United States. "(B) LOCAL EMPLOYMENT NOT AVAILABLE. —The Secretary determines that the worker cannot reasonably be expected to secure suitable employment in the commuting area in which the worker resides. Deadlines. "(C) APPLICATION. —The worker has filed an application for the allowance with the Secretary before— "(i) the later of— "(I) the 365th day after the date of the certification under which the worker is certified as eligible; or "(II) the 365th day after the date of the worker's last total separation; or "(ii) the date that is the 182d day after the date on which the worker concluded training, unless the worker received a waiver under section 231(c). "(b) AMOUNT OF ALLOWANCE.— "(1) IN GENERAL. — An allowance granted under subsection (a) shall provide reimbursement to the worker of 90 percent of the cost of necessary job search expenses as prescribed by the Secretary in regulations. "(2) MAXIMUM ALLOWANCE.— Reimbursement under this subsection may not exceed $1,250 for any worker. "(3) ALLOWANCE FOR SUBSISTENCE AND TRANSPORTATION. — Reimbursement under this subsection may not be made for