S.1663 - Travel Regional Investment Partnership Act112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Begich, Mark [D-AK] (Introduced 10/06/2011)|
|Committees:||Senate - Commerce, Science, and Transportation|
|Latest Action:||10/06/2011 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.|
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Summary: S.1663 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (10/06/2011)
Travel Regional Investment Partnership Act - Directs the Secretary of Commerce to establish a competitive grant program to promote domestic regional tourism growth and new domestic tourism markets. Limits grant amounts to a minimum of $100,000 and a maximum of $1 million. Allows such grants to be awarded to state tourism offices, local destination marketing organizations, and partnerships between a state or local government and local tourism entities. Requires matching funds from grant recipients.
Directs the Secretary to report annually to Congress on travel-generated expenditures, receipts, and employment related to the use of such grants.