Text: H.R.2183 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (06/15/2011)


112th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 2183

To increase the portion of community development block grants that may be used to provide public services, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
June 15, 2011

Ms. Ros-Lehtinen (for herself, Mr. Rivera, Ms. Brown of Florida, Mr. Diaz-Balart, Ms. Wilson of Florida, and Ms. Wasserman Schultz) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Financial Services


A BILL

To increase the portion of community development block grants that may be used to provide public services, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “CDBG Public Services Flexibility Act of 2011”.

SEC. 2. Increase in public services cap.

Section 105(a)(8) of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974 (42 U.S.C. 5305(a)(8)) is amended—

(1) by striking “15 per centum” each place it appears and inserting “25 percent”; and

(2) by striking “amount, except” and all that follows through the semicolon at the end and inserting “amount;”.