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H.R. 3205: Coast Guard Youth STEM Programs Expansion Act


The text of the bill below is as of Jun 11, 2019 (Introduced).


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116th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 3205

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

June 11, 2019

(for herself, Mr. Young, Ms. Barragán, Ms. Jackson Lee, Mr. Lowenthal, Mr. Pappas, Mr. Fitzpatrick, Ms. Tlaib, and Mr. Cisneros) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and in addition to the Committee on Education and Labor, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned

A BILL

To amend title 14, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of the department in which the Coast Guard is operating, in coordination with the Secretary of Education, to establish programs for the purpose of improving the mathematics and scientific knowledge and skills of elementary and secondary school students and faculty members, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Coast Guard Youth STEM Programs Expansion Act.

2.

Support of elementary and secondary education in science, mathematics, and technology

(a)

In general

Chapter 7 of title 14, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following:

719.

Support of elementary and secondary education in science, mathematics, and technology

(a)

In general

The Secretary of the department in which the Coast Guard is operating, in coordination with the Secretary of Education, may establish programs for the purpose of improving the mathematics and scientific knowledge and skills of elementary and secondary school students and faculty members.

(b)

Cooperation with department of defense

The Secretary of the department in which the Coast Guard is operating may cooperate and coordinate with the Secretary of Defense for the purpose of improving the mathematics and scientific knowledge and skills of elementary school students and faculty members, including participating in the Department of Defense STARBASE Program under section 2193b of title 10, United States Code.

(c)

Areas of focus

In addition to general mathematics and scientific knowledge, any program or activity carried out under subsection (a) or (b) may also focus on areas of specific Coast Guard expertise, including limnology, marine science, and oceanography.

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(b)

Clerical amendment

The analysis at the beginning of such chapter is amended by adding at the end the following new item:

719. Support of elementary and secondary education in science, mathematics, and technology.

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