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Text of the CDBG Public Services Flexibility Act of 2013

This bill was introduced on April 25, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Apr 25, 2013 (Introduced).

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113th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 1758

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

April 25, 2013

(for herself,Mr. Diaz-Balart,Ms. Wasserman Schultz,Ms. Wilson of Florida, andMr. Garcia) introduced the following bill; which was referred to theCommittee on Financial Services

A BILL

To increase the portion of community development block grants that may be used to provide public services, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the CDBG Public Services Flexibility Act of 2013 .

2.

Increase in public services cap

Section 105(a)(8) of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974(42 U.S.C. 5305(a)(8))is amended—

(1)

by striking15 per centumeach place it appears and inserting25 percent; and

(2)

by strikingamount, exceptand all that follows through the semicolon at the end and insertingamount;.