Text: H.R.7328 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (06/25/2020)


116th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 7328


To make temporary changes to grants made under the Community Services Block Grant Act to facilitate local coronavirus relief.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

June 25, 2020

Mr. DeSaulnier (for himself and Mr. Thompson of Pennsylvania) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Education and Labor


A BILL

To make temporary changes to grants made under the Community Services Block Grant Act to facilitate local coronavirus relief.

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 “Community Services Block Grant Enhancement Act of 2020”.

SEC. 2. Distribution of certain funds appropriated for the Community Services Block Grant Act.

(a) Distribution of CARES Act funds to States.—Section 675B(b)(3) of the Community Services Block Grant Act (42 U.S.C. 9906(b)(3)) shall not apply with respect to funds appropriated by the CARES Act (Public Law 116–136) to carry out the Community Services Block Grant Act (42 U.S.C. 9901 et seq.).

(b) Increased poverty line.—For purposes of carrying out the Community Services Block Grant Act (42 U.S.C. 9901 et seq.) with any funds appropriated for any of the fiscal years 2020, 2021, and 2022 for such Act, the term “poverty line” as defined in section 673(2) of such Act (42 U.S.C. 9902(2)) means 200 percent of the poverty line otherwise applicable under such section (excluding the last sentence of such section) without regard to this subsection.

(c) Distribution of CARES Act funds by States to eligible entities.—Funds appropriated by the CARES Act (Public Law 116–136) to carry out the Community Services Block Grant Act (42 U.S.C. 9901 et seq.) and received by a State shall be made available to eligible entities (as defined in section 673(1)(A) of such Act (42 U.S.C. 9902(1)(A)) not later than either 30 days after such State receives such funds or 30 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, whichever occurs later.


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