H.R.1881 - Community College Energy Training Act of 2011112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Lujan, Ben Ray [D-NM-3] (Introduced 05/12/2011)|
|Committees:||House - Education and the Workforce|
|Latest Action:||09/08/2011 Referred to the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training.|
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Summary: H.R.1881 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/12/2011)
Community College Energy Training Act of 2011 - Directs the Secretary of Energy (DOE), 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) high-performance green building construction, design, and redevelopment; (3) sustainable energy technologies; (4) water, energy, and resource 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, credentials, or degrees in one or more of these industries or practices.