HR 709

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 709

To authorize the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to establish and carry out an urban revitalization and livable communities program to provide Federal grants to urban areas for the rehabilitation of critically needed recreational areas and facilities and development of improved recreation programs, and for other purposes.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 15, 2011

Mr. SIRES (for himself, Ms. LEE of California, Mr. JOHNSON of Georgia, Mr. CONNOLLY of Virginia, Ms. FUDGE, Mr. TOWNS, Mr. NADLER, Mr. CARNAHAN, Mrs. MALONEY, Ms. RICHARDSON, Mr. ROTHMAN of New Jersey, Mr. JACKSON of Illinois, Mr. ELLISON, Mr. COHEN, Mr. ACKERMAN, Mr. HASTINGS of Florida, Ms. CLARKE of New York, Mr. ENGEL, Mr. RANGEL, Mr. SCHIFF, Mr. GONZALEZ, Mr. POLIS, Mr. MCNERNEY, Mr. WEINER, Mr. TURNER, Mrs. NAPOLITANO, Mr. SERRANO, Mr. FILNER, Mr. FALEOMAVAEGA, Mr. FATTAH, and Ms. BORDALLO) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Financial Services, and in addition to the Committee on Education and the Workforce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned


A BILL

To authorize the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to establish and carry out an urban revitalization and livable communities program to provide Federal grants to urban areas for the rehabilitation of critically needed recreational areas and facilities and development of improved recreation programs, and for other purposes.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. FINDINGS.

SEC. 3. PURPOSES.

SEC. 4. DEFINITIONS.

SEC. 5. FEDERAL ASSISTANCE GRANTS.

SEC. 6. ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS AND PRIORITY CRITERIA.

SEC. 7. REHABILITATION AND CONSTRUCTION, INNOVATION, AND AT-RISK YOUTH RECREATION GRANTS.

SEC. 8. LOCAL COMMITMENTS TO SYSTEM RECOVERY AND MAINTENANCE.

SEC. 9. STATE ACTION INCENTIVE; FEDERAL GRANTS, INCREASE.

SEC. 10. MATCHING REQUIREMENTS; NON-FEDERAL SHARE OF PROJECT OR PROGRAM COSTS.

SEC. 11. CONVERSION OF RECREATION PROPERTY.

SEC. 12. COORDINATION OF PROGRAM.

SEC. 13. REPORT; RECORDKEEPING; AUDIT AND EXAMINATION.

SEC. 14. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.

SEC. 15. LIMITATION OF USE OF FUNDS.

SEC. 16. REPORTS TO CONGRESS.

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