S. 1483 (110th): 21st Century Skills Incentive Fund Act

Introduced:
May 24, 2007 (110th Congress, 2007–2009)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
John “Jay” Rockefeller IV
Senator from West Virginia
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
May 24, 2007
Length
8 pages
Related Bills
S. 1029 (111th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 13, 2009

 
Status

This bill was introduced on May 24, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced May 24, 2007
Referred to Committee May 24, 2007
 
Full Title

A bill to create a new incentive fund that will encourage States to adopt the 21st Century Skills Framework.

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Cosponsors
2 cosponsors (1D, 1R) (show)
Committees

Senate Finance

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5/24/2007--Introduced.
21st Century Skills Incentive Fund Act - Authorizes the Secretary of Education to award matching grants to states to establish statewide 21st Century Skills initiatives.
Conditions grant eligibility on a state's: (1) developing a comprehensive plan for such initiative; (2) showing a commitment to advancing such skills within standards and assessments, curriculum, professional development, and the learning environment; (3) achieving broad support for the initiative among state education, business, and civic leaders; and (4) being approved as a 21st Century Partner state by the nonprofit, nonpartisan Partnership for 21st Century Skills.
Directs the Secretary to establish a 21st Century Skills Incentive Fund from which grants shall be awarded.
Amends the Internal Revenue Code to require that the percentage limitation on corporate charitable contributions be applied separately to cash contributions to state 21st Century Skills initiatives and all other corporate charitable contributions.

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