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H.R. 6683: ACTION for National Service Act

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We can all support the lights and the camera, but what about this “action”?


The U.S. government runs two primary service programs for people — primarily young people — to volunteer and help communities: the Peace Corps for international service, and AmeriCorps for domestic service. The average Peace Corps volunteer age is 28, and frequent missions include ones with educational, environmental, disaster relief, or public health aims.

However, there are far more applicants than slots; a few years ago, 86 percent of AmeriCorps applicants were rejected for lack of available places. At the same time, college costs are soaring, consistently rising faster than inflation for years now, with total student loan debt now exceeding both credit card debt and auto loan debt.

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John Larson

Sponsor. Representative for Connecticut's 1st congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Feb 9, 2022
Length: 59 pages
Feb 9, 2022
117th Congress (2021–2023)

Introduced on Feb 9, 2022

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on February 9, 2022. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

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76 Cosponsors (76 Democrats)

3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)


Feb 9, 2022

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H.R. 6683 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 6683. This is the one from the 117th Congress.

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