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Titles (2)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Title(s) as Introduced

Coast Guard Academy Improvement Act

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to require the Secretary of Homeland Security to establish a commission to enhance cultural competence and improve recruitment and outreach efforts at the Coast Guard Academy, to amend title 14, United States Code, to modify the process for congressional nomination of individuals for appointment as cadets at the Coast Guard Academy, and for other purposes.

Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
06/25/2019Introduced in House

All Actions (3)

Date All Actions
06/26/2019Referred to the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation.
Action By: Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
06/25/2019Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.
Action By: House of Representatives
06/25/2019Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (3)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Cummings, Elijah E. [D-MD-7]* 06/25/2019
Rep. Correa, J. Luis [D-CA-46]* 06/25/2019
Rep. Richmond, Cedric L. [D-LA-2]* 06/25/2019

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
House Transportation and Infrastructure06/25/2019 Referred to
House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation06/26/2019 Referred to

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Introduced in House (06/25/2019)

Coast Guard Academy Improvement Act

This bill concerns matters related to the U.S. Coast Guard Academy.

Among other things, the bill

  • establishes a commission to assess the level of cultural competence within the academy;
  • mandates a recruitment and retention plan for the academy;
  • provides statutory authority for a minority outreach team program to recruit minority students to the academy;
  • requires the Coast Guard to select half of each academy class from a pool of applicants with congressional nominations; and
  • provides statutory authority for and expands the College Student Pre-Commissioning Initiative, which allows certain undergraduate students to enlist and receive a guaranteed commission as an officer in the Coast Guard.