H. R. 2183
To increase the portion of community development
block grants that may be used to provide public services, and for other purposes.IN
THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
June 15, 2011
ROS-LEHTINEN (for herself, Mr. RIVERA, Ms. BROWN of Florida, Mr. DIAZ-BALART,
Ms. WILSON of Florida, and Ms. WASSERMAN SCHULTZ) introduced the following bill;
which was referred to the Committee on Financial Services
To increase the portion of community development block
grants that may be used to provide public services, and for other purposes.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of
the United States of America in Congress assembled,
1. SHORT TITLE.
This Act may be cited as the `CDBG Public Services
Flexibility Act of 2011'.
SEC. 2. INCREASE IN PUBLIC SERVICES CAP.
Section 105(a)(8) of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974 (42 U.S.C.
5305(a)(8)) is amended--
(1) by striking `15 per centum' each
place it appears and inserting `25 percent'; and
by striking `amount, except' and all that follows through the semicolon at the
end and inserting `amount;'.