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H.R. 3137 (115th): Promoting Women in STEM Act

The text of the bill below is as of Jun 29, 2017 (Introduced).


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115th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 3137

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

June 29, 2017

(for himself, Ms. Slaughter, and Mr. Ted Lieu of California) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce

A BILL

To amend the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 to increase the participation of women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics occupations.

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Short Title

This Act may be cited as the Promoting Women in STEM Act.

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Support for programs that increase the participation of women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics occupations

Section 124(b) of the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 (20 U.S.C. 2344(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:

(10)

supporting programs that increase the participation of women in career and technical education programs leading to occupations in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

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