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Titles (3)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

Solar VETS Act
Solar Vocational Education and Training for our Servicemembers Act

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To require the Secretary of Energy to develop a solar workforce training course for certain members of the Armed Forces, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
06/20/2018Introduced in House

All Actions (5)

Date All Actions
10/19/2018Referred to the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Development.
Action By: Committee on Education and the Workforce
06/21/2018Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel.
Action By: Committee on Armed Services
06/20/2018Referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce, and in addition to the Committee on Armed Services, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
06/20/2018Referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce, and in addition to the Committee on Armed Services, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
06/20/2018Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (4)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Knight, Stephen [R-CA-25]* 06/20/2018
Rep. O'Halleran, Tom [D-AZ-1]* 06/20/2018
Rep. MacArthur, Thomas [R-NJ-3]* 06/20/2018
Rep. Sinema, Kyrsten [D-AZ-9] 07/25/2018

Committees (2)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
House Education and the Workforce06/20/2018 Referred to
House Education and the Workforce Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Development10/19/2018 Referred to
House Armed Services06/20/2018 Referred to
House Armed Services Subcommittee on Military Personnel06/21/2018 Referred to

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Introduced in House (06/20/2018)

Solar Vocational Education and Training for our Servicemembers Act or the Solar VETS Act

This bill requires the Department of Energy (DOE), in collaboration with the Department of Defense, to develop a training course for careers in solar-related occupations to be (1) made available at military installations and to eligible members of the Armed Forces, and (2) administered by institutions of higher education pursuant to an agreement with DOE.