H.R.3731 - Community College Energy Training Act of 2009111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Lujan, Ben Ray [D-NM-3] (Introduced 10/06/2009)|
|Committees:||House - Education and Labor|
|Latest Action:||11/16/2009 Referred to the Subcommittee on Higher Education, Lifelong Learning, and Competitiveness.|
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Summary: H.R.3731 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (10/06/2009)
Community College Energy Training Act of 2009 - Directs the Secretary of Energy, in coordination with the Secretary of Labor, to create a program awarding grants to community colleges to provide workforce training and education in sustainable energy industries and practices, such as: (1) alternative energy; (2) energy efficient construction, retrofitting, and design; (3) sustainable energy technologies; (4) water and energy conservation; (5) recycling and waste reduction; and (6) sustainable agriculture and farming.
Requires at least one-half of the grant funds to be awarded to community colleges with existing sustainability programs leading to certificates or degrees in one or more of the industries or practices listed above.