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S. 855 (113th): CDBG Public Services Flexibility Act of 2013


The text of the bill below is as of Apr 25, 2013 (Introduced). The bill was not enacted into law.


II

113th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 855

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

April 25, 2013

introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to theCommittee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs

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;.