H. R. 787
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
February 2, 2023
Mrs. González-Colón (for herself, Ms. Velázquez, Mr. Sablan, Mrs. Radewagen, and Mr. Soto) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Oversight and Accountability
To require executive agencies to reduce cost-sharing requirements for certain grants with certain nonprofit organizations 25 percent, and for other purposes.
This Act may be cited as the
Empowering Nonprofits Act.
Reduction of cost-sharing requirements for grants
Reduction of cost-Sharing requirement
Beginning on the date of the enactment of this Act and ending 5 years thereafter, the head of an executive agency shall reduce any cost-sharing requirement 25 percent for an eligible nonprofit organization for grants made directly to that organization.
In this section:
Eligible nonprofit organization
The term eligible nonprofit organization means a nonprofit organization that is located in a State with more than 20 percent of individuals living below the Federal poverty line.
The term executive agency has the meaning given in section 133 of title 41, United States Code.
The term nonprofit organization means an organization that is described in section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1968 and exempt from taxation under section 501(a) of such Code.
The term State means each of the several States, the District of Columbia, each commonwealth, territory, or possession of the United States, and each federally recognized Tribe.