S.2444 - Higher Education Sustainability Act of 2007

A bill to direct the Secretary of Education to provide grants to establish and evaluate sustainability programs, charged with developing and implementing integrated environmental, economic, and social sustainability initiatives, and to direct the Secretary of Education to convene a summit of higher education experts in the area of sustainability. view all titles (2)

All Bill Titles

  • Official: A bill to direct the Secretary of Education to provide grants to establish and evaluate sustainability programs, charged with developing and implementing integrated environmental, economic, and social sustainability initiatives, and to direct the Secretary of Education to convene a summit of higher education experts in the area of sustainability. as introduced.
  • Short: Higher Education Sustainability Act of 2007 as introduced.

This Bill currently has no wiki content. If you would like to create a wiki entry for this bill, please Login, and then select the wiki tab to create it.

Bill’s Views

  • Today: 1
  • Past Seven Days: 2
  • All-Time: 2,104
 
Introduced
 
Senate
Passes
 
House
Passes
 
President
Signs
 

 
12/10/07
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Official Summary

12/11/2007--Introduced.Higher Education Sustainability Act of 2007 - Amends the Higher Education Act of 1965 to direct the Secretary of Education to make grants to establish sustainability programs at institutions of higher education (IHEs). Directs the Secretary to contract with an IHE, n

Official Summary

12/11/2007--Introduced.
Higher Education Sustainability Act of 2007 - Amends the Higher Education Act of 1965 to direct the Secretary of Education to make grants to establish sustainability programs at institutions of higher education (IHEs). Directs the Secretary to contract with an IHE, nonprofit organization, or consortium of such institutions for administration of the grant program. Requires such programs to develop and implement:
(1) sustainability practices, including in the areas of energy management, green building, waste management, purchasing, transportation, and toxics management; and
(2) other aspects of sustainability that integrate campus operations with multidisciplinary educational programs and are applicable to the private and government sectors. Directs the Secretary to convene a summit of higher education experts, federal representatives, and business and industry leaders to encourage cooperative efforts to enhance sustainability programs at IHEs and apply such programs to the community and workplace.


...Read the Rest




Vote on This Bill

100% Users Support Bill

1 in favor / 0 opposed
 

Send Your Senator a Letter

about this bill Support Oppose Tracking
Track with MyOC