Archive for May 14th, 2009|Daily archive page

Selected Bills under consideration with anticipated amendments and motions

HR2187 – 21st Century Green High-Performing Public School Facilities Act

Amendment No. 7 – Add a requirement for green roofs and renewable energy projects’ recipients to post an educational display for students to learn about the benefits of the projects.

Amendment No. 10 – Add a requirement for the Education Department to set-aside 5% of grant for community educational agencies that serve economically distress areas or areas that are recovering from natural disasters.

Amendment No. 11 –  Add a requirement that will allow states to set-aside 1% of grant to minimize the affects of respiratory problems in children and minimize airborne particles to humans.

-Div Bistro