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  • US HR2045
  • Community College Energy Training Act of 2017
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Community College Energy Training Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of Energy (DOE), in coordination with the Departments of Labor and Agriculture (USDA), to create a joint program under which the Departments award grants to community colleges to provide workforce training and education in sustainable energy industries and practices, such as: (1) clean energy; (2) high-performance green building construction, design, and redevelopment; (3) sustainable energy technologies; (4) water, energy, and resource conservation; (5) recycling and waste reduction; and (6) sustainable agriculture and farming. DOE, Labor, and USDA must: ensure that at least one-half of the grant funds are awarded to community colleges with existing sustainability programs leading to certificates, credentials, or degrees in such industries or practices; and give priority to community colleges that plan to use the grant to carry out programs developed and maintained through consultation with such industries and practices.
Advanced technology and technological innovations, Agricultural education, Agricultural practices and innovations, Alternative and renewable resources, Building construction, Education programs funding, Employment and training programs, Energy efficiency and conservation, Environmental technology, Higher education, Solid waste and recycling, Vocational and technical education, Water use and supply
Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.  (on 4/6/2017)
Date Chamber Action Description
4/6/2017 H Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.
4/6/2017 H Introduced in House
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