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H.R. 4468 (113th): Seafarers Educational Advancement Act

The text of the bill below is as of Apr 10, 2014 (Introduced).


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113th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 4468

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

April 10, 2014

(for herself and Mr. Hunter) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce

A BILL

To require career and technical education for maritime careers.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Seafarers Educational Advancement Act .

2.

Career and technical education leading to maritime careers

Section 135(b) of the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 (20 U.S.C. 2355(b)) is amended—

(1)

in paragraph (8), by striking and at the end;

(2)

in paragraph (9), by striking the period at the end and inserting ; and; and

(3)

by adding at the end the following new paragraph:

(10)

provide career and technical education at the secondary level that leads to maritime careers, including a career in marine construction, commercial diving and marine salvaging, container sales, dredging, environmental, marine, or ship engineering, marine and science research, maritime technology, stevedoring, ship repair, trucking and towing and tug services, admiralty or maritime legal services, the cruise industry, as a member of a ship crew (such as a captain, mate, seaman, or engineer), or as a member of the Navy or Coast Guard.

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