Text: H.R.3137 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (06/29/2017)


115th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 3137


To amend the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 to increase the participation of women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics occupations.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

June 29, 2017

Mr. Kildee (for himself, Ms. Slaughter, and Mr. Ted Lieu of California) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce


A BILL

To amend the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 to increase the participation of women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics occupations.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short Title.

This Act may be cited as the “Promoting Women in STEM Act”.

SEC. 2. Support for programs that increase the participation of women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics occupations.

Section 124(b) of the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 (20 U.S.C. 2344(b)) is amended—

(1) in paragraph (8), by striking “and” at the end;

(2) in paragraph (9), by striking the period at the end and inserting “; and”; and

(3) by adding at the end the following:

“(10) supporting programs that increase the participation of women in career and technical education programs leading to occupations in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.”.