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Short Titles as Introduced

Building Rural Communities Act

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Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To ensure that the Federal government is able to receive the maximum return on its investment in the rural essential community facilities loan and grant programs and effective services to rural communities.

Actions Overview (1)

04/18/2013Introduced in House

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05/03/2013Referred to the Subcommittee on Livestock, Rural Development, and Credit.
Action By: Committee on Agriculture
04/18/2013Referred to the House Committee on Agriculture.
Action By: House of Representatives
04/18/2013Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Agriculture04/18/2013 Referred to
House Agriculture Subcommittee on Livestock, Rural Development, and Credit05/03/2013 Referred to

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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.