H.R. 4048 (110th): Gulf Coast Civic Works Act

Introduced:
Nov 01, 2007 (110th Congress, 2007–2009)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Zoe Lofgren
Representative for California's 16th congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Nov 01, 2007
Length
38 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 2269 (111th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 06, 2009

 
Status

This bill was introduced on November 1, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Nov 01, 2007
Referred to Committee Nov 01, 2007
 
Full Title

To establish the Gulf Coast Recovery Authority to administer a Gulf Coast Civic Works Project to provide job-training opportunities and increase employment to aid in the recovery of the Gulf Coast region.

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Cosponsors
27 cosponsors (26D, 1R) (show)
Committees

House Education and the Workforce

Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions

Higher Education and Workforce Training

Workforce Protections

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11/1/2007--Introduced.
Gulf Coast Civic Works Act - Establishes the Gulf Coast Recovery Authority (Corporation).
Requires the Corporation to:
(1) administer a Gulf Coast Civic Works Project that employs a minimum of 100,000 Gulf Coast region residents and evacuees for public works projects to rebuild, sustain, and develop the Gulf Coast region;
(2) establish job training programs and apprenticeships to recruit and train qualified workers, including from the Gulf Coast region, for specific vacancies in recovery, rebuilding, and development projects; and
(3) ensure that all workers are paid wages at not less than the prevailing locality rate (Davis-Bacon Act).
Authorizes the Corporation to provide grants to Gulf Coast region residents that possess certain skills for: (1) artistic and cultural projects which reflect the history and culture of the Gulf Coast region; and (2) projects that chronicle the story of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.

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