Summary: S.1871 — 93rd Congress (1973-1974)All Information (Except Text)

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Public Law No: 93-408 (09/03/1974)


Establishes within the Departments of Agriculture and Interior the Youth Conservation Corps, consisting of youth from 15-18 who may be employed, without regard to civil service or classification laws or regulations, for developing or preserving lands and waters of the United States.

Limits service in the Corps during any year to 90 days.

Directs the Secretaries of Agriculture and Interior to determine hours, pay, and subsistence for Corps personnel.

Allows for contracting with public and private nonprofit agencies for operation of any Corps project.

Provides for grants to States to assist in Corps projects on non-Federal lands.

Authorizes appropriations of up to $60,000,000 each year for purposes of this Act.