S.3124 - Community College Sustainability Act110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Smith, Gordon H. [R-OR] (Introduced 06/12/2008)|
|Committees:||Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions|
|Latest Action:||06/12/2008 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.|
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Summary: S.3124 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (06/12/2008)
Community College Sustainability Act - Directs the Secretary of Labor to establish a sustainablity workforce training and education program by awarding grants to community colleges for workforce training and education in industries and practices, such as: (1) alternative energy; (2) green construction, retrofitting, and design; (3) green chemistry, nanotechnology, or technology; (4) water and energy conservation; (5) recycling and waste reduction; and (6) sustainable agricultural or culinary practices.
Requires at least one-half of the funds provided under this Act to be awarded to schools that have existing sustainability programs leading to certificates or degrees in at least one of the industries or practices listed above.