Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 106 Part 3.djvu/965

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PUBLIC LAW 102-484—OCT. 23, 1992 106 STAT. 2759 the implementing official shall not take into consideration parttime or temporary em^yment, as defined by such official. (b) APPLICATION PROCESS. —(1) An eligible person who desires to participate in a program of job training under this subtitle shall submit to the implementing official an application for participation in such a program. Such an application— (A) shall include a certification by the eli^ble person that the eligible person meets the criteria for eligibility prescribed by subparagraph (A), (B), or (C) of subsection (a)(D; (B) shall include an opportunity for the eligible person to request counseling under section 4493(a); and (C) shall be in such form and contain such additional information as such official may prescribe. (2)(A) Subject to subparagraph (B), an application by an eligible person for participation in a program of job training under this subtitle shall be approved unless the implementing official finds that the eligible person is not eligible to participate in a program ofjob training under this subtitle. (B) Approved of an application of an eligible person under this subtitle may be withheld if the implementing official determines that, because of limited funds available for the purpose of making pa3'inents to employers under this subtitle, it is necessary to limit the number of participants in the program carried out under this subtitle. (3)(A) Subject to section 4491(c), the implementing official shall certify as eligible for participation under this subtiue an eligible person whose application is approved under this subsection and shall furnish the eligible person with a certificate of that eligible person's eligibility for presentation to an employer offering a program of job training under this subtitle. Any such certificate shall expire 180 days after it is furnished to the eli^ble person. The date on which a certificate is furnished to an eligible person under this paragraph shall be stated on the certificate. (B) A certificate furnished under this paragraph may, upon the eligible person's application, be renewed in accordance with the terms and conditions of subparagraph (A). (c) APPEAL OF DENIAL OF CERTIFICATE.— The implementing official shall permit each eligible person who is not issued a certificate of eligibility under subsection (b) (other than an eligible person who is not issued such a certificate by reason of subsection (b)(2)(B)) to challenge in a hearing before the implementing official the decision of the implementing official not to issue the certificate. The implementing official shall prescribe procedures with respect to the initiation and conduct of hearings under this subsection. (d) PERIOD OF TRAINING. — An employer shall provide a period of training under a program of job training under this subtitle of not less than 6 months or more than 18 months in a field of employment providing a reasonable probability of stable, longterm employment. SEC. 4486. APPROVAL OF EMPLOYER PROGRAMS. (a) IN GENERAL.—(1) An emplover may be paid assistance under section 4487(a) on behalf of an eligible person employed by such employer and participating in a program of job training offered by that employer only if the program is approved under this section. (2) Except as provided in subsection (b), a proposed program of job training oi an employer shall be approved unless the