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116th CONGRESS
  1st Session
                                H. R. 3647

 To provide temporary impact aid construction grants to eligible local 
             educational agencies, and for other purposes.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                              July 9, 2019

   Mr. Cox of California (for himself and Mr. Young) introduced the 
 following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Education and 
                                 Labor

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                                 A BILL


 
 To provide temporary impact aid construction grants to eligible local 
             educational agencies, and for other purposes.

    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 ``Impact Aid Infrastructure Act''.

SEC. 2. IMPACT AID CONSTRUCTION GRANTS AUTHORIZED.

    (a) Funding and Sunset.--
            (1) Authorization of appropriations.--There are authorized 
        to be appropriated $1,000,000,000 for fiscal year 2021 to carry 
        out this Act.
            (2) Supplemental funding.--The amount authorized under 
        paragraph (1) shall be in addition to any amounts authorized to 
        be appropriated or otherwise made available to carry out 
        section 7007 of title VII of the Elementary and Secondary 
        Education Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C. 7707).
            (3) Availability of funds.--Any amounts appropriated under 
        subsection (a)(1) shall remain available until expended.
            (4) Sunset.--The authority to award grants under this Act 
        shall expire at the end of the 3-year period beginning on the 
        date on which funds are first made available to award a grant 
        under this Act.
    (b) Reservation for Management and Oversight.--From the funds 
appropriated under subsection (a)(1), the Secretary may reserve up to 
half of 1 percent for management and oversight of the activities 
carried out with those funds.
    (c) Formula Grants.--From 40 percent of the funds appropriated 
under subsection (a)(1) and not reserved under subsection (b), the 
Secretary shall make payments in accordance with section 7007(a) of the 
Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C. 7707(a)).
    (d) Competitive Grants.--From 60 percent of the funds appropriated 
under subsection (a)(1) and not reserved under subsection (b), the 
Secretary--
            (1) shall award emergency grants in accordance with section 
        7007(b) of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 
        (20 U.S.C. 7707(b)), except as otherwise provided in this Act; 
        and
            (2) may award modernization grants in accordance with 
        section 7007(b) of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act 
        of 1965 (20 U.S.C. 7707(b)), except as otherwise provided in 
        this Act.

SEC. 3. ELIGIBILITY.

    (a) Eligibility for Emergency Grants.--
            (1) In general.--For purposes of receiving an emergency 
        grant under section 2(d)(1) of this Act, in addition to a local 
        educational agency that meets the eligibility requirements for 
        the award of such a grant under any of subparagraphs (A), (C), 
        or (D) of section 7007(b)(3) of the Elementary and Secondary 
        Education Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C. 7707(b)(3)), a local 
        educational agency that meets the requirements described in 
        paragraph (2) of this subsection (without regard to whether the 
        agency meets the requirements of such subparagraphs (A), (C), 
        or (D)), shall be eligible for such a grant.
            (2) Requirements.--A local educational agency meets the 
        requirements of this paragraph, if such agency has--
                    (A) a total taxable assessed value of real property 
                that may be taxed for school purposes of less than 
                $100,000,000; or
                    (B) an assessed value of real property per student 
                that may be taxed for school purposes that is less than 
                the average of the assessed value of real property per 
                student that may be taxed for school purposes in the 
                State in which the local educational agency is located.
    (b) Eligibility for Modernization Grants.--
            (1) In general.--For purposes of receiving a modernization 
        grant under section 2(d)(2) of this Act, in addition to a local 
        educational agency that meets the eligibility requirements for 
        the award of such a grant under any of subparagraphs (B), (C), 
        or (D) of section 7007(b)(3) of the Elementary and Secondary 
        Education Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C. 7707(b)(3)), a local 
        educational agency that meets the requirements described in 
        paragraph (2) of this subsection (without regard to whether the 
        agency meets the requirements of such subparagraphs (B), (C), 
        or (D)), shall be eligible for such a grant.
            (2) Requirements.--A local educational agency meets the 
        requirements of this paragraph, if such agency has--
                    (A) a total taxable assessed value of real property 
                that may be taxed for school purposes of less than 
                $100,000,000; or
                    (B) an assessed value of real property per student 
                that may be taxed for school purposes that is less than 
                the average of the assessed value of real property per 
                student that may be taxed for school purposes in the 
                State in which the local educational agency is located.
    (c) Local Educational Agency Defined.--In this section, the term 
``local educational agency'' has the meaning given the term in section 
7013 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C. 
7713).

SEC. 4. INAPPLICABILITY OF CERTAIN PROVISIONS.

    Clauses (i) and (vi) of paragraph (5)(A) of section 7007(b) of the 
Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C. 7707(b)) 
shall not apply to grants made under section 2(d).
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