Text: H.R.4217 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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108th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 4217

To amend title 32, United States Code, to rename the National Guard Challenge Program as the National Guard Youth Challenge Program, to increase the maximum Federal share of the costs of State programs under the National Youth Guard Challenge Program, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
April 22, 2004

Mr. Wilson of South Carolina (for himself, Mr. Bartlett of Maryland, Mr. John, Mr. Alexander, Mr. Case, Mr. Jefferson, Mr. Green of Wisconsin, Mr. Blumenauer, Mr. Baker, Mr. DeFazio, Mr. Walden of Oregon, Mrs. Capito, Mr. McCrery, and Mr. Young of Alaska) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Armed Services


A BILL

To amend title 32, United States Code, to rename the National Guard Challenge Program as the National Guard Youth Challenge Program, to increase the maximum Federal share of the costs of State programs under the National Youth Guard Challenge Program, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. National Guard Youth Challenge Program.

(a) Maximum Federal Share of Costs of State Programs.—Subsection (d) of section 509 of title 32, United States Code, is amended to read as follows:

“(d) Matching funds required.—The amount of assistance provided under this section to a State program of the National Guard Youth Challenge Program may not exceed—

“(1) for fiscal year 2005, 65 percent of the costs of operating the State program during that year;

“(2) for fiscal year 2006, 70 percent of the costs of operating the State program during that year;

“(3) for fiscal year 2007 and each subsequent fiscal year, 75 percent of the costs of operating the State program during that year.”.

(b) Authorization of appropriations.—Subsection (b)(2) of such section is amended by striking “in fiscal year 2001 or 2002 may not exceed $62,500,000” and inserting “in fiscal year 2005 may not exceed $82,593,200”.

(c) Redesignation of program.—Such section is further amended by striking “National Guard Challenge Program” each place it appears and inserting “National Guard Youth Challenge Program”.