H.R. 3714 (112th): School Building Enhancement Act

Introduced:
Dec 16, 2011 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Rush Holt
Representative for New Jersey's 12th congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Dec 16, 2011
Length
4 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 579 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 15, 2009

H.R. 115 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 03, 2013

 
Status

This bill was introduced on December 16, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Dec 16, 2011
Referred to Committee Dec 16, 2011
 
Full Title

To provide for grants from the Secretary of Education to State and local educational agencies for EnergySmart schools and Energy Star programs.

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Cosponsors
10 cosponsors (10D) (show)
Committees

House Education and the Workforce

Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education

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12/16/2011--Introduced.
School Building Enhancement Act - Authorizes the Secretary of Education to provide grants to:
(1) states and local educational agencies (LEAs) for providing intensive technical assistance for, and assisting the implementation of, the EnergySmart Schools Program of the Department of Energy (DOE) and the Energy Star for K-12 School Districts program of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA);
(2) LEAs that become partners through such Energy Star program; and
(3) states for use in the development, in partnership with the Secretary of Energy, of state-level school energy efficiency quality plans.
Requires the Secretary of Education to give priority to projects to provide assistance to state and local educational agencies with a demonstrated need for energy efficiency improvement.

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