Tuesday, September 13, 2011

A Bill
To provide tax relief for American workers and businesses, to put workers back on the job while
rebuilding and modernizing America, and to provide pathways back to work for Americans
looking for jobs.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States in Congress
(a) Short Title.—This Act may be cited as the “American Jobs Act of 2011”.
(b) Table of Contents.—The table of contents for this Act is as follows:
Sec. 1.  Short Title; Table of Contents
Sec. 2.  References
Sec. 3.  Severability
Sec. 4.  Buy American – Use of American Iron, Steel, and Manufactured Goods
Sec. 5.  Wage Rate Requirements
Subtitle A – Payroll Tax Relief
Sec. 101.  Temporary Payroll Tax Cut for Employers, Employees, and the Self-Employed
Sec. 102.  Temporary Tax Credit for Increased Payroll
Subtitle B – Other Relief for Businesses
Sec. 111.  Extension of Temporary 100 Percent Bonus Depreciation for Certain Business Assets
Sec. 112.  Surety Bonds
Sec. 113.  Delay in Application of Withholding on Government Contractors
Subtitle A – Veterans Hiring Preferences
Sec. 201.  Returning Heroes and Wounded Warriors Work Opportunity Tax Credits
Subtitle B – Teacher Stabilization
Sec. 202.  Purpose
Sec. 203.  Grants for the Outlying Areas and the Secretary of the Interior; Availability of Funds.
Sec. 204.  State Allocation
Sec. 205.  State Application
Sec. 206.  State Reservation and Responsibilities
Sec. 207.  Local Educational Agencies
Sec. 208.  Early Learning
Sec. 209.  Maintenance of Effort
Sec. 210.  Reporting
Sec. 211.  Definitions
Sec. 212.  Authorization of Appropriations2
Subtitle C – First Responder Stabilization
Sec. 213.  Purpose
Sec. 214.  Grant Program
Sec. 215.  Appropriations
Subtitle D – School Modernization
Part I – Elementary and Secondary Schools
Sec. 221.  Purpose
Sec. 222.  Authorization of Appropriations
Sec. 223.  Allocation of Funds
Sec. 224.  State Use of Funds
Sec. 225.  State and Local Applications
Sec. 226.  Use of Funds
Sec. 227.  Private Schools
Sec. 228.  Additional Provisions
Part II – Community College Modernization
Sec. 229.  Federal assistance for Community College Modernization
Part III – General Provisions
Sec. 230.  Definitions
Sec. 231.  Buy American
Subtitle E – Immediate Transportation Infrastructure Investments
Sec. 241.  Immediate Transportation Infrastructure Investments
Subtitle F – Building and Upgrading Infrastructure
for Long-Term Development
Sec. 242.  Short Title; Table of Contents
Sec. 243.  Findings and Purpose
Sec. 244.  Definitions
Part I--American Infrastructure Financing Authority
Sec. 245.  Establishment and General Authority of AIFA
Sec. 246.  Voting Members of the Board Of Directors.
Sec. 247.  Chief Executive Officer of AIFA
Sec. 248.  Powers and Duties of The Board Of Directors
Sec. 249.  Senior Management
Sec. 250.  Special Inspector General for AIFA
Sec. 251.  Other Personnel
Sec. 252.  Compliance
Part II--Terms and Limitations on Direct Loans and Loan Guarantees
Sec. 253.  Eligibility Criteria for Assistance from AIFA and Terms and Limitations of Loans
Sec. 254.  Loan Terms and Repayment
Sec. 255.  Compliance and Enforcement3
Sec. 256.  Audits; Reports to the President and Congress
Part III--Funding of AIFA
Sec. 257.  Administrative Fees
Sec. 258.  Efficiency of AIFA
Sec. 259.  Funding
Part IV--Extension of Exemption from Alternative Minimum Tax Treatment for Certain Tax-Exempt Bonds
Sec. 260.  Extension of Exemption from Alternative Minimum Tax Treatment for Certain Tax-Exempt Bonds
Subtitle G – Project Rebuild
Sec. 261.  Project Rebuild
Subtitle H – National Wireless Initiative
Sec. 271.  Definitions
Part I – Auctions of Spectrum and Spectrum Management
Sec. 272.  Clarification of Authorities to Repurpose Federal Spectrum for Commercial Purposes
Sec. 273.  Incentive Auction Authority
Sec. 274.  Requirements When Repurposing Mobile Satellite Services Spectrum for Terrestrial Broadband Use
Sec. 275.  Permanent Extension of Auction Authority
Sec. 276.  Authority to Auction Licenses for Domestic Satellite Services
Sec. 277.  Directed Auction of Certain Spectrum
Sec. 278.  Authority to Establish Spectrum License User Fees
Part II – Public Safety Broadband Network
Sec. 281.  Reallocation of D Block for Public Safety
Sec. 282.  Flexible Use of Narrowband Spectrum
Sec. 283.  Single Public Safety Wireless Network Licensee
Sec. 284.  Establishment of Public Safety Broadband Corporation
Sec. 285.  Board of Directors of the Corporation
Sec. 286.  Officers, Employees, and Committees of the Corporation
Sec. 287.  Nonprofit and Nonpolitical Nature of the Corporation
Sec. 288.  Powers, Duties, and Responsibilities of the Corporation
Sec. 289.  Initial Funding For Corporation
Sec. 290.  Permanent Self-Funding; Duty to Assess and Collect Fees for Network Use
Sec. 291.  Audit and Report
Sec. 292.  Annual Report to Congress
Sec. 293.  Provision of Technical Assistance
Sec. 294.  State and Local Implementation
Sec. 295.  State and Local Implementation Fund
Sec. 296.  Public Safety Wireless Communications Research and Development
Sec. 297.  Public Safety Trust Fund
Sec. 298.  FCC Report on Efficient Use of Public Safety Spectrum
Sec. 299.  Public Safety Roaming and Priority Access
Subtitle A – Supporting Unemployed Workers4
Sec. 301.  Short Title
Part I – Extension of Emergency Unemployment Compensation and Certain Extended Benefits Provisions, and
Establishment of Self-Employment Assistance Program
Sec. 311.  Extension of Emergency Unemployment Compensation Program
Sec. 312.  Temporary Extension of Extended Benefit Provisions
Sec. 313.  Reemployment Services and Reemployment and Eligibility Assessment Activities
Sec. 314.  Federal-State Agreements to Administer a Self-Employment Assistance Program
Sec. 315.  Conforming Amendment on Payment of Bridge to Work Wages
Sec. 316.  Additional Extended Unemployment Benefits Under The Railroad Unemployment Insurance Act
Part II—Reemployment NOW Program
Sec. 321.  Establishment of Reemployment NOW Program
Sec. 322.  Distribution of Funds
Sec. 323.  State Plan
Sec. 324.  Bridge to Work Program
Sec. 325.  Wage Insurance
Sec. 326.  Enhanced Reemployment Strategies
Sec. 327.  Self-Employment Programs
Sec. 328.  Additional Innovative Programs
Sec. 329.  Guidance and Additional Requirements
Sec. 330.  Report of Information and Evaluations to Congress and the Public
Sec. 331.  State
Part III – Short-Time Compensation Program
Sec. 341.  Treatment of Short-Time Compensation Programs
Sec. 342.  Temporary Financing of Short-Time Compensation Payments In States With Programs In Law
Sec. 343.  Temporary Financing of Short-Time Compensation Agreements
Sec. 344.  Grants for Short-Time Compensation Programs
Sec. 345.  Assistance and Guidance In Implementing Programs
Sec. 346.  Reports
Subtitle B – Long-Term Unemployed Hiring Preferences
Sec. 351.  Long Term Unemployed Workers Work Opportunity Tax Credits
Subtitle C – Pathways Back to Work
Sec. 361.  Short Title
Sec. 362.  Establishment of Pathways Back To Work Fund
Sec. 363.  Availability of Funds
Sec. 364.  Subsidized Employment for Unemployed, Low-Income Adults
Sec. 365.  Summer Employment and Year-Round Employment Opportunities For Low-Income Youth
Sec. 366.  Work-Based Employment Strategies of Demonstrated Effectiveness
Sec. 367.  General Requirements
Sec. 368.  Definitions
Subtitle D – Prohibition of Discrimination in Employment on the Basis of an Individual's Status as Unemployed
Sec. 371.  Short Title
Sec. 372.  Findings and Purpose
Sec. 373.  Definitions
Sec. 374.  Prohibited Acts5
Sec. 375.  Enforcement
Sec. 376.  Federal and State Immunity
Sec. 377.  Relationship to Other Laws
Sec. 378.  Severability
Sec. 379. Effective Date

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