Text: H.R.1458 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (02/28/2019)


116th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 1458


To prohibit the Corporation for National and Community Service from removing State offices of the Corporation from States without Congressional approval.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 28, 2019

Ms. McCollum (for herself, Mr. Tonko, Ms. Norton, Mr. Cohen, Ms. Moore, Mr. Cicilline, Ms. Gabbard, Mr. Quigley, Mr. McNerney, Mr. Pocan, Ms. Omar, and Ms. Sewell of Alabama) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Education and Labor


A BILL

To prohibit the Corporation for National and Community Service from removing State offices of the Corporation from States without Congressional approval.

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 “Keep Community Service Local Act”.

SEC. 2. Congressional approval for closure of State CNCS offices under certain circumstances.

Section 196A(a) of the National and Community Service Act of 1990 (42 U.S.C. 12651h) is amended by adding at the end the following:

“(c) Limitation on closure of State offices.—The Corporation may not close a State office required under subsection (a), where such closure results in there being no office in such State, unless permitted or directed to do so by an Act of Congress.”.