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Official Title as Introduced

To establish the California Urban Environmental Research and Education Center.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
11/21/1993Introduced in House

All Actions (7)

Date
02/11/1994Referred to the Subcommittee on Select Education and Civil Rights.
Action By: Committee on Education and Labor
12/22/1993Referred to the Subcommittee on Postsecondary Education and Training.
Action By: Committee on Education and Labor
12/07/1993Referred to the Subcommittee on Technology, Environment and Aviation.
Action By: Committee on Science, Space and Technology
11/21/1993Referred to the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology.
Action By: House of Representatives
11/21/1993Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor.
Action By: House of Representatives
11/21/1993Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E3000)
Action By: House of Representatives
11/21/1993Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Committees (2)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Education and Labor11/21/1993 Referred to
House Education and Labor Subcommittee on Postsecondary Education and Training12/22/1993 Referred to
House Education and Labor Subcommittee on Select Education and Civil Rights02/11/1994 Referred to
House Science, Space and Technology11/21/1993 Referred to
House Science, Space and Technology Subcommittee on Technology, Environment and Aviation12/07/1993 Referred to

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Introduced in House (11/21/1993)

Directs the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to: (1) establish the California Urban Environmental Research and Training Center; and (2) enter into a cooperative agreement with California State University, Hayward, to establish the Center if the university agrees and meets a specified matching fund requirement.

Authorizes universities in California to become members of the Center.

Requires the Center to: (1) develop an ongoing program of environmental research, education, and outreach to ensure that future government policies to encourage economic development in California are grounded on sustainable environmental and economic policies; (2) foster public-private partnerships to find solutions to the environmental problems of California; (3) bring together researchers to focus on the most important environmental problems related to sustainable economic development; (4) support specified activities, including collaborative university research, analysis of public policy implications of economic development programs, the conduct of seminars and conferences, the development of educational programs, the preparation of minority students for environmental professions, and the development of a repository of information on key environmental and economic development issues; (5) assist small businesses in meeting environmental regulations by providing short courses and conferences; (6) work on alternative uses for military installations to assist in planning the environmental aspects of conversion and clean-up; and (7) develop a plan to extend its activities throughout the State within two years.

Authorizes the Center to provide: (1) undergraduate scholarships for individuals studying in environmental fields at universities that are members of the Center; and (2) graduate assistantships and fellowships to encourage study in fields related to sustainable economic development and research grants to faculty.

Authorizes appropriations.