H.R.5652 - African Development Foundation Act of 2006109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Lee, Barbara [D-CA-9] (Introduced 06/20/2006)|
|Committees:||House - International Relations|
|Latest Action:||House - 06/21/2006 Referred to the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Human Rights and International Operations. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5652 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (06/20/2006)
African Development Foundation Act of 2006 - Amends the the African Development Foundation Act to redesignate the African Development Foundation as the United States African Development Foundation.
Specifies that small enterprises, producer associations, and cooperatives are eligible for Foundation assistance grants, loans, and loan guarantee assistance.
Increases the project assistance ceiling and permits such amount to be exceeded in exceptional circumstances upon Board of Directors approval and congressional notification.
Requires a small enterprise to have its ownership and management and daily business operations vested in one or more individuals who are indigenous to Africa in order to qualify for Foundation assistance.
Authorizes the Foundation to provide eligible recipients with technical assistance.
Revises specified salary and hiring provisions.