H.R.5837 - YouthBuild Transfer Act109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Castle, Michael N. [R-DE-At Large] (Introduced 07/19/2006)|
|Committees:||House - Financial Services; Education and the Workforce|
|Latest Action:||10/18/2006 Referred to the Subcommittee on Housing and Community Opportunity. (All Actions)|
|Notes:||For further action, see S.3534, which became Public Law 109-281 on 9/22/2006.|
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Summary: H.R.5837 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (07/19/2006)
YouthBuild Transfer Act - Amends the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 to establish a revised YouthBuild program under the authority of the Secretary of Labor (Secretary). Authorizes the Secretary to make grants to eligible entities to carry out certain activities under the YouthBuild program, including: (1) education and workforce investment; (2) supervision and training for participants in the rehabilitation or construction of housing (including residential housing for homeless individuals or low-income families), transitional housing for homeless individuals, and community and other public facilities; (3) adult mentoring; and (4) follow-up services.
Repeals authority for the YouthBuild program under the Cranston-Gonzalez National Affordable Housing Act.
Transfers the YouthBuild program from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to the Department of Labor.