Summary: H.R.3488 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.3488. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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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.