H.R.3796 - AmeriCorps Disaster Relief Corps Act of 2005109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Ford, Harold E., Jr. [D-TN-9] (Introduced 09/15/2005)|
|Committees:||House - Education and the Workforce|
|Latest Action:||10/12/2005 Referred to the Subcommittee on Select Education. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.3796 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (09/15/2005)
AmeriCorps Disaster Relief Corps Act of 2005 - Establishes an AmeriCorps Disaster Relief Corps, administered by the Corporation for National and Community Service, to carry out service projects that: (1) provide food, clothing, shelter, and other humanitarian assistance for victims of major disasters and emergencies; (2) involve cleaning, repair, and reconstruction of structures, facilities, and lands located within the disaster area; and (3) perform other activities in response to the consequences of major disasters and emergencies.
Authorizes the Corporation to: (1) make grants to, or enter into agreements with states, local governments, or other organizations to support AmeriCorps projects; (2) support the National Civilian Community Corps authorized under the National and Community Service Act; (3) support the VISTA program under the Domestic Volunteer Service Act; and (4) enter into a contract or other agreement with another Federal agency.