Summary: S.2832 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed Senate without amendment (07/25/2006)

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Appalachian Regional Development Act Amendments of 2006 - Limits the maximum Appalachian Regional Commission non-highway grant amount for designated at-risk counties to 70%.

Directs the Commission to designate as "at-risk counties" those counties in the Appalachian region that are most at risk of becoming economically distressed.

Authorizes additional appropriations to the Commission through FY2011 to carry out Appalachian regional development.

Extends, for five years, the termination date of the Appalachian Regional Development Act of 1965 (with exceptions for the Appalachian development highway system and certain definitions).