H.R. 3645 (104th): National Environmental Education Amendments Act of 1996

Jun 13, 1996 (104th Congress, 1995–1996)
Died (Referred to Committee)
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S. 1873 (same title)
Passed Senate — Aug 02, 1996

Scott Klug
Representative for Wisconsin's 2nd congressional district
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Jun 13, 1996
9 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 3441 (105th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 11, 1998

S. 1873 (identical)

Passed Senate
Last Action: Aug 02, 1996


This bill was introduced on June 13, 1996, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Jun 13, 1996
Referred to Committee Jun 13, 1996
Full Title

To amend the National Environmental Education Act to extend the programs under the Act, and for other purposes.


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42 cosponsors (22R, 20D) (show)

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National Environmental Education Amendments Act of 1996 - Amends the National Environmental Education Act to require development of curricula, materials, and training programs supported by the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Office of Environmental Education to be balanced and scientifically sound.
Requires that implementation of the Act be through EPA. Eliminates requirements for a Director and a minimum number of staff.
Allows activities to be carried out through grants, cooperative agreements, or contracts.
Reduces the percentage of funds to be obligated for environmental education grants of not more than $5,000.
Prohibits use of grants for certain lobbying activities.
Eliminates provisions for environmental internships and fellowships.
Eliminates all environmental education awards provided for under such Act, except the President's Environmental Youth Awards. Revises requirements for membership on the National Environmental Education Advisory Council. Revises requirements for membership on the Federal Task Force on Environmental Education to require that it be open to representatives of any Federal agency actively engaged in environmental education.
(Under current law, membership must include specified agency representatives.) Eliminates specific requirements for contents of Advisory Council reports.
Changes the name of the National Environmental Education and Training Foundation to the Foundation for Environmental Education. Increases the size of the Board of the Directors. Removes the prohibition on the transmission of logos or other means of identification on materials donated to the Foundation for environmental education and training use.
Authorizes appropriations.
Revises funding limitations.
Limits amounts available for administrative costs.

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