H.R.2820 - Advanced Composites Development Act of 2011112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Michaud, Michael H. [D-ME-2] (Introduced 08/12/2011)|
|Committees:||House - Science, Space, and Technology; Homeland Security; Armed Services; Transportation and Infrastructure|
|Latest Action:||09/20/2011 Referred to the Subcommittee on Readiness. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2820 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (08/12/2011)
Advanced Composites Development Act of 2011 - Directs the Secretaries of Transportation (DOT), Energy (DOE), Defense (DOD), and Homeland Security (DHS), to carry out a program to improve the nation's transportation infrastructure, advance the technologies used to produce alternative energy, enhance our military security, and develop new disaster mitigation systems by making grants to consortia for the establishment and operation of Advanced Composites Development Centers.
Instructs the Secretaries to work with stakeholders to identify problems that can be solved over a period of five years through the development of an advanced composite material.
Requires such Centers, by working with the private sector, to strive to produce new composite materials that are lighter, stronger, and more durable than existing materials and that have an immediate practical application.