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S. 3104: Expanded SUTA Act of 2018

The text of the bill below is as of Jun 21, 2018 (Introduced).


II

115th CONGRESS

2d Session

S. 3104

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

June 21, 2018

(for himself and Ms. Heitkamp) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry

A BILL

To amend the Rural Electrification Act of 1936 to expand substantially underserved trust area authority to all rural development programs of the Department of Agriculture.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Expanded SUTA Act of 2018.

2.

Expansion and clarification of existing authority

Section 306F of the Rural Electrification Act of 1936 (7 U.S.C. 936f) is amended—

(1)

in subsection (a)—

(A)

in paragraph (1), by striking Rural Utilities Service in the matter preceding subparagraph (A) and all that follows through the period at the end of subparagraph (B) and inserting rural development mission area.; and

(B)

in paragraph (2), by inserting , including a community within any former Indian reservation, before with respect to which; and

(2)

in subsection (c)—

(A)

in paragraph (1), by striking Rural Utilities Service to qualified utilities or applicants and inserting rural development mission area to qualified applicants; and

(B)

in paragraph (2), by striking Rural Utilities Service to facilitate the construction, acquisition, or improvement of infrastructure and inserting rural development mission area.