H. R. 1458
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
February 28, 2019
Ms. McCollum (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
To prohibit the Corporation for National and Community Service from removing State offices of the Corporation from States without Congressional approval.
This Act may be cited as the
Keep Community Service Local Act.
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:
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.