H.R. 11616 (95th): A bill to amend the Older Americans Act of 1965 by inserting a new Title X to establish a senior environmental corps.

Introduced:
Mar 16, 1978 (95th Congress, 1977–1978)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee) in a previous session of Congress

This bill was introduced on March 16, 1978, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced
Mar 16, 1978
 
Sponsor
Michael Blouin
Representative for Iowa's 2nd congressional district
Party
Democrat
 
Summary

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Cosponsors
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Committees

House Education and the Workforce

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3/16/1978--Introduced.
Adds to Older Americans Act of 1965 a new title, Title X: Senior Environmental Employment Corps. Creates within the United States Environmental Protection Agency the Senior Environmental Employment Corps, in the Office of the Administrator. States that the purpose of the creation of such Corps is to develop useful employment opportunities in envrionmental activities for unemployed and underemployed persons who are 55 years of age or older.
Authorizes the Administrator to fund, by means of grants, up to 90 percent of the cost of projects developed under this Act. Directs the Administrator to consult:
(1) with State agencies on Aging concerning potential projects; and
(2) with relevant Federal agencies in order to achieve optimal coordination with such other programs.

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