H.R.4584 - New Era Expansion Act111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Braley, Bruce L. [D-IA-1] (Introduced 02/03/2010)|
|Committees:||House - Education and Labor|
|Latest Action:||House - 02/23/2010 Referred to the Subcommittee on Higher Education, Lifelong Learning, and Competitiveness. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.4584 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (02/03/2010)
New Era Expansion Act - Requires the Secretary of Labor to establish the New Era Rural Workforce Training Program to award grants for worker training, technical development, and applied research in the wind energy industry production and energy efficient construction, retrofitting, and design industries.
Requires an eligible grant recipient to: (1) be an existing community college located in a rural area that participates in wind energy workforce development, wind energy research, or energy efficient construction, retrofitting, or design workforce development; (2) have a proven record of development and implementation of programs to meet the needs of students, educators, and business and industry to supply the wind energy field or energy efficient construction field with certified technicians; (3) have the ability to leverage existing partnerships and occupational outreach and training programs for secondary schools, four-year institutions, and relevant nonprofit organizations.