Senate Bill 1824
115th Congress(2017-2018)
Appalachian Regional Commission Reform Act
Introduced
Introduced
Introduced in Senate on Sep 18, 2017
Overview
Text
Introduced
Sep 18, 2017
Latest Action
Sep 18, 2017
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
1824
Congress
115
Policy Area
Economics and Public Finance
Economics and Public Finance
Primary focus of measure is budgetary matters such as appropriations, public debt, the budget process, government lending, government accounts and trust funds; monetary policy and inflation; economic development, performance, and economic theory.
Sponsorship by Party
Kentucky
No Senate votes have been held for this bill.
Summary

Appalachian Regional Commission Reform Act

This bill declares that the mission of the Appalachian Regional Commission shall be to focus primarily on poverty reduction and economic development in areas in the Appalachian region with the most persistent poverty. The headquarters of the commission shall be located in that region.

The bill increases from 50% to 60% the minimum amount of the grant expenditures approved by the commission that shall support activities or projects that benefit severely and persistently distressed counties and areas.

The commission shall: (1) allocate at least 60% of the funds made available each fiscal year for its Area Development Program for projects in counties designated as distressed, and (2) submit an annual report on the allocation of program funds to such counties.

Text (1)
September 18, 2017
Actions (2)
09/18/2017
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S5802-5803; text of measure as introduced: CR S5803-5804)
09/18/2017
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
Sep 19, 2017 12:26:19 AM
Updated
Feb 1, 2021 10:22:01 PM