Summary: H.R.6905 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (09/26/2018)

Coast Guard Academy Improvement Act

This bill addresses matters related to the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, including to (1) establish a commission to assess the level of cultural competence within the academy; (2) mandate a recruitment and retention plan for the academy; (3) establish a minority outreach team program to recruit minority students to the academy; (4) establish a rotational research, development, and training program in cybersecurity for academy graduates and faculty; (5) require the Coast Guard to select half of each academy class from a specific pool; and (6) authorize the College Student Pre-Commissioning Initiative program for certain undergraduate students to enlist and receive a guaranteed commission as an officer in the Coast Guard.