H.R.1503 - Community College Energy Training Act of 2015114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Lujan, Ben Ray [D-NM-3] (Introduced 03/19/2015)|
|Committees:||House - Education and the Workforce|
|Latest Action:||House - 11/16/2015 Referred to the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1503 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/19/2015)
Community College Energy Training Act of 2015
Directs the Secretary of Energy, 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.