110-H.AMDT.138 to 110-H.R.1867

Amendment allows the Director of the National Science Foundation to establish a competitive, merit-based program to award grants to Hispanic-serving institutions for science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

H.AMDT.138(A011)
Amends: H.R.1867
Sponsor: Rep McNerney, Jerry [CA-11](offered 5/2/2007)

AMENDMENT DESCRIPTION:
Amendment allows the Director of the National Science Foundation to establish a competitive, merit-based program to award grants to Hispanic-serving institutions for science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

AMENDMENT PURPOSE:
An amendment numbered 3 printed in the Congressional Record to establish a new program to award grants on a competitive, merit-reviewed basis to Hispanic-serving institutions to enhance the quality of undergraduate science, mathematics, engineering, and technology education at such institutions and to increase the retention and graduation rates of students pursuing associate`s or baccalaureate degrees in science, mathematics, engineering, or technology.

STATUS:

    5/2/2007 10:11pm:
    Amendment (A011) offered by Mr. McNerney. (consideration: CR H4402-4404; text: CR H4402)
    5/2/2007 10:22pm:
    On agreeing to the McNerney amendment (A011) Agreed to by voice vote.

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