S.2347 - Information Technology Act of 2000106th Congress (1999-2000)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Conrad, Kent [D-ND] (Introduced 04/04/2000)|
|Committees:||Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions|
|Latest Action:||10/03/2000 Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S9647) (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.2347 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Information Technology Act of 2000 - Authorizes the Secretaries of Education and Labor, acting jointly, to make grants to eligible partnerships (made up of an institution of higher education and a private organization such as a certified training provider) to pay the Federal share (50 percent) of establishing and carrying out information technology training programs for minorities, women, older individuals, veterans, Native Americans, dislocated workers and former program participants who have not received certification. Authorizes appropriations.
Introduced in Senate (04/04/2000)
Authorizes the Secretary of Education to make grants to appropriate organizations for awarding bonuses to teachers who achieve information technology certification. Authorizes appropriations for FY 2001 through 2005.