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H.R. 1458: Keep Community Service Local Act

The text of the bill below is as of Feb 28, 2019 (Introduced).


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116th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 1458

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 28, 2019

(for herself, Mr. Tonko, Ms. Norton, Mr. Cohen, Ms. Moore, Mr. Cicilline, Ms. Gabbard, Mr. Quigley, Mr. McNerney, Mr. Pocan, Ms. Omar, and Ms. Sewell of Alabama) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Education and Labor

A BILL

To prohibit the Corporation for National and Community Service from removing State offices of the Corporation from States without Congressional approval.

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Short title

This Act may be cited as the Keep Community Service Local Act.

2.

Congressional approval for closure of State CNCS offices under certain circumstances

Section 196A(a) of the National and Community Service Act of 1990 (42 U.S.C. 12651h) is amended by adding at the end the following:

(c)

Limitation on closure of State offices

The Corporation may not close a State office required under subsection (a), where such closure results in there being no office in such State, unless permitted or directed to do so by an Act of Congress.

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