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Titles (2)

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Short Titles as Introduced

National Environmental Education Reauthorization Act of 2010

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Official Title as Introduced

To amend the National Environmental Education Act to update, streamline, and modernize that Act, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
09/23/2010Introduced in House

All Actions (4)

Date
11/18/2010Referred to the Subcommittee on Higher Education, Lifelong Learning, and Competitiveness.
Action By: Committee on Education and Labor
11/18/2010Referred to the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education.
Action By: Committee on Education and Labor
09/23/2010Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor.
Action By: House of Representatives
09/23/2010Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (3)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Castle, Michael N. [R-DE-At Large]* 09/23/2010
Rep. Moore, Gwen [D-WI-4] 12/22/2010
Rep. Norton, Eleanor Holmes [D-DC-At Large] 12/22/2010

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Education and Labor09/23/2010 Referred to
House Education and Labor Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education11/18/2010 Referred to
House Education and Labor Subcommittee on Higher Education, Lifelong Learning, and Competitiveness11/18/2010 Referred to

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Introduced in House (09/23/2010)

National Environmental Education Reauthorization Act of 2010 - Reauthorizes appropriations for, and revises, the National Environmental Education Act.

Revises the duties of the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Office of Environmental Education, including by requiring the Office to: (1) develop and support programs to improve the understanding of the benefits of exposure to the natural environment and programs that educate the public on the benefits of reducing dependence on nonrenewable forms of energy promote efforts to prepare citizens for employment in environmentally friendly fields that contribute to healthy communities; and (2) promote research, development, and evaluation of effective approaches to achieving an environmentally literate population.

Revises: (1) the Environmental Education and Training Program by expanding the program's functions and activities; (2) the Environmental Education Grants program by expanding its eligibility requirements; (3) environment internships and fellowships by limiting training opportunities to training with EPA staff (currently agency staff); (4) environmental education awards, including by removing requirements that specific awards be given; and (6) the National Environmental Education and Training Foundation, including by renaming it as the National Environmental Education Foundation.

Authorizes appropriations to the EPA Administrator for FY2010-FY2021 to carry out such Act and revises how funds shall be distributed.