H.R.7050 - Energy Conservation Corps Act of 2008110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Inslee, Jay [D-WA-1] (Introduced 09/24/2008)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||09/24/2008 Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Air Quality.|
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Summary: H.R.7050 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (09/24/2008)
Energy Conservation Corps Act of 2008 - Establishes the Energy Conservation Corps in the Department of Energy (DOE) to hire for up to 24 months disadvantaged or disconnected individuals between the ages of 16 and 25 (Corps members) to work in service projects, primarily team-based, designed to increase energy efficiency and improve natural resources use.
Directs the Secretary of Energy to accept applications from nonprofit, governmental, or educational organizations to establish, operate and support the Corps and to undertake projects related to energy and resource conservation and rural development. Requires such organizations to provide Corps members with access to education and job training opportunities.