H.R.1632 - Building Rural Communities Act113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Southerland, Steve II [R-FL-2] (Introduced 04/18/2013)|
|Committees:||House - Agriculture|
|Latest Action:||05/03/2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Livestock, Rural Development, and Credit. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1632 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/18/2013)
Building Rural Communities Act - Amends the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act to authorize the Secretary of Agriculture (USDA) to make grants to rural area-serving public bodies and private nonprofit corporations for technical assistance and training to: (1) assist communities in identifying and planning for community facility needs; (2) identify public and private financial resources; (3) prepare financial assistance applications and related documents; (4) improve management, including financial management; or (5) assist with other areas of need identified by the Secretary.
Gives priority to private nonprofit organizations that have experience in providing technical assistance and training to rural entities.