ERIC Number: ED357948
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992-Apr-30
Reference Count: N/A
Scientific and Technical Education Act of 1992. Report (To Accompany H.R. 2936). Including Cost Estimate of the Congressional Budget Office. House of Representatives, 102d Congress, 2d Session.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Science, Space and Technology.
The House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology recommends that the Scientific and Technical Education Act of 1992 be passed as amended. In order to improve scientific and technical education at associate-degree-granting colleges, the bill authorizes the Director of the National Science Foundation (NSF) to make grants to institutions for the following purposes: enhancing programs of study in scientific and advanced technology fields; establishing regional "centers of excellence" to serve as clearinghouses and models for other associate-degree-granting institutions; forming partnerships with bachelor-degree-granting institutions to assist the transition of students transferring from two-year colleges; and establishing partnerships between associate-degree-granting institutions and secondary schools to promote interest in the study of scientific and advanced technology fields. The text of amendments is followed by sections describing: (1) the purpose of the bill; (2) the need for the bill; (3) a summary of committee actions; (4) two committee views on undergraduate education and use of funds; (5) a section-by-section analysis of the bill; (6) oversight findings; (7) budget analysis and projection; (8) a cost estimate by the Congressional Budget Office; (9) the bills effect on inflation; (10) the Administration's position on the bill; (11) changes in existing law made by the bill; (12) oversight finding and recommendations; and (13) the committee's recommendation. (MDH)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Science, Space and Technology.