S.307 - A bill to amend the Public Works and Economic Development Act of 1965 to authorize the Secretary of Commerce to make grants for travel promotion, and for other purposes.117th Congress (2021-2022) |
|Sponsor:||Sen. Cortez Masto, Catherine [D-NV] (Introduced 02/08/2021)|
|Committees:||Senate - Environment and Public Works|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 02/08/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.307 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (02/08/2021)
This bill expands the purposes for which the Department of Commerce is authorized to make economic adjustment grants to include travel promotion, and it authorizes Commerce to cover up to 100% of the cost of a travel promotion project.
Further, the bill authorizes the appropriation of $2.25 billion to make these grants to cover costs associated with promoting safe and healthy travel practices and economic recovery in communities impacted by a decline in travel and tourism as a result of COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019).