H.R.4048 - Gulf Coast Civic Works Act110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Lofgren, Zoe [D-CA-16] (Introduced 11/01/2007)|
|Committees:||House - Education and Labor|
|Latest Action:||01/22/2008 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.4048 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (11/01/2007)
Gulf Coast Civic Works Act - Establishes the Gulf Coast Recovery Authority (Corporation).
Requires the Corporation to: (1) administer a Gulf Coast Civic Works Project that employs a minimum of 100,000 Gulf Coast region residents and evacuees for public works projects to rebuild, sustain, and develop the Gulf Coast region; (2) establish job training programs and apprenticeships to recruit and train qualified workers, including from the Gulf Coast region, for specific vacancies in recovery, rebuilding, and development projects; and (3) ensure that all workers are paid wages at not less than the prevailing locality rate (Davis-Bacon Act).
Authorizes the Corporation to provide grants to Gulf Coast region residents that possess certain skills for: (1) artistic and cultural projects which reflect the history and culture of the Gulf Coast region; and (2) projects that chronicle the story of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.