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Short Titles as Introduced

Appalachian Regional Commission Reform Act

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Official Title as Introduced

To reform the Appalachian Regional Commission, and for other purposes.

Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
09/18/2017Introduced in House

All Actions (3)

Date All Actions
09/19/2017Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management.
Action By: Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
09/18/2017Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.
Action By: House of Representatives
09/18/2017Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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No cosponsors.

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Transportation and Infrastructure09/18/2017 Referred to
House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management09/19/2017 Referred to

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Introduced in House (09/18/2017)

Appalachian Regional Commission Reform Act

This bill declares that the mission of the Appalachian Regional Commission shall be to focus primarily on poverty reduction and economic development in areas in the Appalachian region with the most persistent poverty. The headquarters of the commission shall be located in that region.

The bill increases from 50% to 60% the minimum amount of the grant expenditures approved by the commission that shall support activities or projects that benefit severely and persistently distressed counties and areas.

The commission shall: (1) allocate at least 60% of the funds made available each fiscal year for its Area Development Program for projects in counties designated as distressed, and (2) submit an annual report on the allocation of program funds to such counties.