Senate Bill 307
117th Congress(2021-2022)
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.
Introduced
Introduced
Introduced in Senate on Feb 8, 2021
Overview
Text
Introduced
Feb 8, 2021
Latest Action
Feb 8, 2021
Origin Chamber
Senate
Type
Bill
Bill
The primary form of legislative measure used to propose law. Depending on the chamber of origin, bills begin with a designation of either H.R. or S. Joint resolution is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
307
Congress
117
Policy Area
Commerce
Commerce
Primary focus of measure is business investment, development, regulation; small business; consumer affairs; competition and restrictive trade practices; manufacturing, distribution, retail; marketing; intellectual property. Measures concerning international competitiveness and restrictions on imports and exports may fall under Foreign Trade and International Finance policy area.
Sponsorship by Party
No Senate votes have been held for this bill.
Summary

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).

Text (1)
February 8, 2021
Actions (2)
02/08/2021
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
02/08/2021
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
Feb 9, 2021 5:42:11 AM
Updated
Apr 3, 2021 4:39:09 AM