S.304 - A bill to amend the Alaska National Gas Pipeline Act to improve the Alaska pipeline construction training program, and for other purposes.112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Murkowski, Lisa [R-AK] (Introduced 02/08/2011)|
|Committees:||Senate - Energy and Natural Resources|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 02/08/2011 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.304 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (02/08/2011)
Amends the Alaska Natural Gas Pipeline Act to add to the purpose of any grants by the Secretary of Labor to the Alaska Workforce Investment board support of a program to train workers in the construction, operation, maintenance, and performance of all related environmental processes involving existing and future oil and gas infrastructure in Alaska.
Modifies grant requirements by replacing the current ones with a mandatory certification by the Governor of Alaska that there is a need for the funds in order to ensure an adequately skilled, safe, and competent workforce to construct, operate, and maintain: (1) an Alaska natural gas pipeline system; or (2) all related environmental processes involving existing and future oil and gas infrastructure in Alaska.
Increases from 15% to 50% the amount of federal funds that may be used for such training facility.