H.R. 8294, National Apprenticeship Act of 2020

Date: Thursday, September 24, 2020 Time: 10:15 AM Location: Washington, D.C. 2175 Rayburn House Office Building (Members who wish to participate remotely may do so via Webex)

Amendments and Roll Call Votes


Offered By



Roll Call

H.R. 8294


Mrs. Davis

Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute

Adopted by voice vote


Ms. Stefanik

Strikes the requirements for pre-apprenticeships to be tied to an apprenticeship program and to prepare participants for a high school diploma or GED.

Defeated 16-26



Ms. Stefanik

Requires states to describe how registered apprenticeship programs will receive expedited approval on the WIOA eligible training provider list.

Adopted by voice vote


Mr. Guthrie

Provides States waiver authority for reporting requirements for small businesses or first-time sponsors, modifies requirements for federal grant evaluations, and reduces frequency of reporting.



Mr. Keller

Strikes collective bargaining agreement exemption for ratio requirements on registered apprenticeship programs.

Defeated 15-27



Mr. Johnson

Requires the Secretary of Labor to issue regulations regarding standards and requirements for apprenticeable occupations in consultation with industry within one year.

Adopted by voice vote



Ms. Wild

Secondary Amendment to the Johnson Amendment.  Modifies term “industry” to be inclusive of all apprenticeship stakeholders for purpose of consultation.

Adopted by voice vote



Mr. Smucker

Substitute Amendment

Defeated by voice vote



Mrs. Davis

Report H.R. 8294

Adopted 26-16


Member Statements

  1. Ranking Member Robert C. "Bobby" Scott (Democrat - Virginia)