H.R.6195 - 10,000 Trained by 2011 Act109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Wu, David [D-OR-1] (Introduced 09/26/2006)|
|Committees:||House - Science|
|Latest Action:||House - 10/04/2006 Referred to the Subcommittee on Research. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.6195 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (09/26/2006)
10,000 Trained by 2011 Act - Requires the National Science Foundation (NSF) to award competitive grants for basic research on innovative approaches to improve information systems, as well as for scientific and engineering activities to improve education in information fields.
Requires the award of NSF grants also to institutions of higher education to: (1) establish multidisciplinary Centers for Informatics Research for conducting cutting-edge, multidisciplinary research to generate innovative approaches in information; and (2) establish or improve undergraduate and master's degree information programs, attract students to such programs, and provide them with experience in government or industry related to their studies.