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HR 2857

110th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 2857

To reauthorize and reform the national service laws.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

June 26, 2007

Mrs. MCCARTHY of New York (for herself, Mr. GEORGE MILLER of California, Ms. MATSUI, Mr. HINOJOSA, and Mr. PLATTS) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Education and Labor


A BILL

To reauthorize and reform the national service laws.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE; TABLE OF CONTENTS.

TITLE I--AMENDMENTS TO NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE ACT OF 1990

Subtitle A--Amendments to Subtitle A (General Provisions)

Subtitle B--Amendments to Subtitle B (Service-Learning)

Subtitle C--Amendments to Subtitle C (National Service Trust Program)

Subtitle D--Amendments to Subtitle D (National Service Trust and Provision of National Service Educational Awards)

Subtitle E--Amendments to Subtitle E (National Civilian Community Corps)

Subtitle F--Amendments to Subtitle F (Administrative Provisions)

Subtitle G--Amendments to Subtitle G (Corporation for National and Community Service)

Subtitle H--Amendments to Subtitle H

Subtitle I--American Conservation and Youth Service Corps

Subtitle J--Training and Technical Assistance

Subtitle K--Repeal of Title III (Points of Light Foundation)

Subtitle L--Amendments to Title V (Authorization of Appropriations)

TITLE II--AMENDMENTS TO THE DOMESTIC VOLUNTEER SERVICE ACT OF 1973

Subtitle A--Amendments to Title I (National Volunteer Antipoverty Programs)

Subtitle B--Amendments to Title II (National Senior Volunteer Corps)

Subtitle C--Amendments to Title IV (Administration and Coordination)

Subtitle D--Amendments to Title V (Authorization of Appropriations)

TITLE III--AMENDMENTS TO OTHER LAWS

TITLE IV--TECHNICAL AMENDMENTS TO TABLES OF CONTENTS

TITLE V--EFFECTIVE DATE

TITLE I--AMENDMENTS TO NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE ACT OF 1990

SEC. 1001. REFERENCES.

Subtitle A--Amendments to Subtitle A (General Provisions)

SEC. 1101. PURPOSES; SENSE OF CONGRESS.

`SEC. 3. SENSE OF CONGRESS.

SEC. 1102. DEFINITIONS.

Subtitle B--Amendments to Subtitle B (Service-Learning)

SEC. 1201. SCHOOL-BASED ALLOTMENTS.

`PART I--PROGRAMS FOR ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY STUDENTS

`SEC. 111. ASSISTANCE TO STATES, TERRITORIES, AND INDIAN TRIBES.

`SEC. 112. ALLOTMENTS.

`SEC. 113. APPLICATIONS.

`SEC. 114. CONSIDERATION OF APPLICATIONS.

`SEC. 115. PARTICIPATION OF STUDENTS AND TEACHERS FROM PRIVATE SCHOOLS.

`SEC. 116. FEDERAL, STATE, AND LOCAL CONTRIBUTIONS.

`SEC. 116A. LIMITATIONS ON USES OF FUNDS.

SEC. 1202. HIGHER EDUCATION PROVISIONS.

SEC. 1203. INNOVATIVE PROGRAMS AND RESEARCH.

`PART III--INNOVATIVE SERVICE-LEARNING PROGRAMS AND RESEARCH

`SEC. 118. INNOVATIVE DEMONSTRATION SERVICE-LEARNING PROGRAMS AND RESEARCH.

Subtitle C--Amendments to Subtitle C (National Service Trust Program)

SEC. 1301. PROHIBITION ON GRANTS TO FEDERAL AGENCIES; LIMITS ON CORPORATION COSTS.

SEC. 1302. E-CORPS AND TECHNICAL AMENDMENTS TO TYPES OF PROGRAMS.

SEC. 1303. TYPES OF POSITIONS.

SEC. 1304. CONFORMING REPEAL RELATING TO TRAINING AND TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE.

SEC. 1305. ASSISTANCE TO STATE COMMISSIONS; CHALLENGE GRANTS.

SEC. 1306. ALLOCATION OF ASSISTANCE TO STATES AND OTHER ELIGIBLE ENTITIES.

`SEC. 129. PROVISION OF ASSISTANCE AND APPROVED NATIONAL SERVICE POSITIONS.

SEC. 1307. ADDITIONAL AUTHORITY.

`SEC. 129A. EDUCATION AWARDS ONLY PROGRAM.

SEC. 1308. STATE SELECTION OF PROGRAMS.

SEC. 1309. CONSIDERATION OF APPLICATIONS.

SEC. 1310. DESCRIPTION OF PARTICIPANTS.

SEC. 1311. SELECTION OF NATIONAL SERVICE PARTICIPANTS.

SEC. 1312. TERMS OF SERVICE.

SEC. 1313. ADJUSTMENTS TO LIVING ALLOWANCE.

Subtitle D--Amendments to Subtitle D (National Service Trust and Provision of National Service Educational Awards)

SEC. 1401. AVAILABILITY OF FUNDS IN THE NATIONAL SERVICE TRUST.

SEC. 1402. INDIVIDUALS ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE A NATIONAL SERVICE EDUCATIONAL AWARD FROM THE TRUST.

SEC. 1403. DETERMINATION OF THE AMOUNT OF NATIONAL SERVICE EDUCATIONAL AWARDS.

SEC. 1404. DISBURSEMENT OF EDUCATIONAL AWARDS.

SEC. 1405. PROCESS OF APPROVAL OF NATIONAL SERVICE POSITIONS.

`SEC. 149. PROCESS OF APPROVAL OF NATIONAL SERVICE POSITIONS.

Subtitle E--Amendments to Subtitle E (National Civilian Community Corps)

SEC. 1501. PURPOSE.

`SEC. 151. PURPOSE.

SEC. 1502. PROGRAM COMPONENTS.

`SEC. 152. ESTABLISHMENT OF NATIONAL CIVILIAN COMMUNITY CORPS PROGRAM.';

SEC. 1503. ELIGIBLE PARTICIPANTS.

SEC. 1504. SUMMER NATIONAL SERVICE PROGRAM.

SEC. 1505. TEAM LEADERS.

`SEC. 155. NATIONAL CIVILIAN COMMUNITY CORPS.';

SEC. 1506. TRAINING.

SEC. 1507. CONSULTATION WITH STATE COMMISSIONS.

SEC. 1508. AUTHORIZED BENEFITS FOR CORPS MEMBERS.

SEC. 1509. PERMANENT CADRE.

SEC. 1510. CONTRACT AND GRANT AUTHORITY.

SEC. 1511. OTHER DEPARTMENTS.

SEC. 1512. ADVISORY BOARD.

SEC. 1513. ANNUAL EVALUATION.

SEC. 1514. REPEAL OF FUNDING LIMITATION.

SEC. 1515. DEFINITIONS.

SEC. 1516. TERMINOLOGY.

`Subtitle E--National Civilian Community Corps';

Subtitle F--Amendments to Subtitle F (Administrative Provisions)

SEC. 1601. FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE.

SEC. 1602. ADDITIONAL PROHIBITIONS ON USE OF FUNDS.

SEC. 1603. NOTICE, HEARING, AND GRIEVANCE PROCEDURES.

SEC. 1604. RESOLUTION OF DISPLACEMENT COMPLAINTS.

SEC. 1605. STATE COMMISSIONS ON NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE.

SEC. 1606. EVALUATION AND ACCOUNTABILITY.

SEC. 1607. TECHNICAL AMENDMENT.

SEC. 1608. PARTNERSHIPS WITH SCHOOLS.

SEC. 1609. RIGHTS OF ACCESS, EXAMINATION, AND COPYING.

SEC. 1610. ADDITIONAL ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS.

`SEC. 185. CONSOLIDATED APPLICATION AND REPORTING REQUIREMENTS.

`SEC. 186. SUSTAINABILITY.

`SEC. 187. USE OF RECOVERED FUNDS.

`SEC. 188. EXPENSES OF ATTENDING MEETINGS.

`SEC. 189. GRANT PERIODS.

`SEC. 189A. GENERATION OF VOLUNTEERS.

`SEC. 189B. LIMITATION ON PROGRAM GRANT COSTS.

`SEC. 189C. AUDITS AND REPORTS.

Subtitle G--Amendments to Subtitle G (Corporation for National and Community Service)

SEC. 1701. TERMS OF OFFICE.

SEC. 1702. BOARD OF DIRECTORS AUTHORITIES AND DUTIES.

SEC. 1703. AUTHORITIES AND DUTIES OF THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER.

SEC. 1704. NONVOTING MEMBERS; PERSONAL SERVICES CONTRACTS.

SEC. 1705. DONATED SERVICES.

SEC. 1706. NATIONAL OFFICE OF OUTREACH AND RECRUITMENT.

`SEC. 196B. NATIONAL OFFICE OF OUTREACH AND RECRUITMENT.

Subtitle H--Amendments to Subtitle H

SEC. 1801. TECHNICAL AMENDMENTS TO SUBTITLE H.

`PART I--ADDITIONAL CORPORATION ACTIVITIES TO SUPPORT NATIONAL SERVICE'.

SEC. 1802. REPEALS.

SEC. 1803. INNOVATIVE AND MODEL PROGRAM SUPPORT.

`PART II--INNOVATIVE AND MODEL PROGRAM SUPPORT

`SEC. 198D. INNOVATIVE AND MODEL PROGRAM SUPPORT.

SEC. 1804. CLEARINGHOUSES.

`PART III--NATIONAL SERVICE PROGRAMS CLEARINGHOUSE

`SEC. 198E. NATIONAL SERVICE PROGRAMS CLEARINGHOUSE.

Subtitle I--American Conservation and Youth Service Corps

SEC. 1811. STATE APPLICATION.

Subtitle J--Training and Technical Assistance

SEC. 1821. TRAINING AND TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE.

`Subtitle J--Training and Technical Assistance

`SEC. 199N. TRAINING AND TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE.

Subtitle K--Repeal of Title III (Points of Light Foundation)

SEC. 1831. REPEAL.

Subtitle L--Amendments to Title V (Authorization of Appropriations)

SEC. 1841. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.

`SEC. 501. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.

TITLE II--AMENDMENTS TO THE DOMESTIC VOLUNTEER SERVICE ACT OF 1973

SEC. 2001. REFERENCES.

Subtitle A--Amendments to Title I (National Volunteer Antipoverty Programs)

SEC. 2101. PURPOSE.

SEC. 2102. PURPOSE OF THE VISTA PROGRAM.

SEC. 2103. APPLICATIONS.

SEC. 2104. VISTA PROGRAMS OF NATIONAL SIGNIFICANCE.

`SEC. 103A. VISTA PROGRAMS OF NATIONAL SIGNIFICANCE.

SEC. 2105. TERMS AND PERIODS OF SERVICE.

SEC. 2106. SUPPORT SERVICE.

SEC. 2107. SECTIONS REPEALED.

SEC. 2108. CONFORMING AMENDMENT.

SEC. 2109. FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE.

Subtitle B--Amendments to Title II (National Senior Volunteer Corps)

SEC. 2201. CHANGE IN NAME.

SEC. 2202. PURPOSE.

`SEC. 200. STATEMENT OF PURPOSE.

SEC. 2203. GRANTS AND CONTRACTS FOR VOLUNTEER SERVICE PROJECTS.

SEC. 2204. FOSTER GRANDPARENT PROGRAM GRANTS.

SEC. 2205. SENIOR COMPANION PROGRAM GRANTS.

SEC. 2206. PROMOTION OF NATIONAL SENIOR SERVICE CORPS.

SEC. 2207. TECHNICAL AMENDMENTS.

SEC. 2208. PROGRAMS OF NATIONAL SIGNIFICANCE.

SEC. 2209. ADDITIONAL PROVISIONS.

`SEC. 228. CONTINUITY OF SERVICE.

SEC. 2210. AUTHORITY OF DIRECTOR.

Subtitle C--Amendments to Title IV (Administration and Coordination)

SEC. 2301. NONDISPLACEMENT.

SEC. 2302. NOTICE AND HEARING PROCEDURES.

SEC. 2303. DEFINITIONS.

SEC. 2304. PROTECTION AGAINST IMPROPER USE.

Subtitle D--Amendments to Title V (Authorization of Appropriations)

SEC. 2401. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS FOR VISTA AND OTHER PURPOSES.

SEC. 2402. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS FOR NATIONAL SENIOR SERVICE CORPS.

`SEC. 502. NATIONAL SENIOR SERVICE CORPS.

SEC. 2403. ADMINISTRATION AND COORDINATION.

`SEC. 504. ADMINISTRATION AND COORDINATION.

TITLE III--AMENDMENTS TO OTHER LAWS

SEC. 3101. INSPECTOR GENERAL ACT.

TITLE IV--TECHNICAL AMENDMENTS TO TABLES OF CONTENTS

SEC. 4101. TABLE OF CONTENTS FOR THE NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE ACT OF 1990.

`TITLE I--NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE STATE GRANT PROGRAM

`Subtitle A--General Provisions

`Subtitle B--School-Based and Community-Based Service-Learning Programs

`Part I--Programs for Elementary and Secondary Students

`Part II--Higher Education Innovative Programs for Community Service

`Part III--Innovative Service-Learning Programs and Research

`Subtitle C--National Service Trust Program

`Part I--Investment in National Service

`Part II--Application and Approval Process

`Part III--National Service Participants

`Subtitle D--National Service Trust and Provision of National Service Educational Awards

`Subtitle E--National Civilian Community Corps

`Subtitle F--Administrative Provisions

`Subtitle G--Corporation for National and Community Service

`Subtitle H--Investment for Quality and Innovation

`PART I--ADDITIONAL CORPORATION ACTIVITIES TO SUPPORT NATIONAL SERVICE

`PART II--INNOVATIVE AND MODEL PROGRAM SUPPORT

`PART III--NATIONAL SERVICE PROGRAMS CLEARINGHOUSE

`Subtitle I--American Conservation and Youth Corps

`Subtitle J--Training and Technical Assistance

`TITLE II--MODIFICATIONS OF EXISTING PROGRAMS

`Subtitle A--Publication

`Subtitle B--Youthbuild Projects

`Subtitle C--Amendments to Student Literacy Corps

`TITLE IV--PROJECTS HONORING VICTIMS OF TERRORIST ATTACKS

`TITLE V--AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS

`TITLE VI--MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS

SEC. 4102. TABLE OF CONTENTS FOR THE DOMESTIC VOLUNTEER SERVICE ACT OF 1973.

`TITLE I--NATIONAL VOLUNTEER ANTIPOVERTY PROGRAMS

`Part A--Volunteers in Service to America

`Part C--Special Volunteer Programs

`TITLE II--NATIONAL SENIOR SERVICE CORPS

`Part A--Retired and Senior Volunteer Program

`Part B--Foster Grandparent Program

`Part C--Senior Companion Program

`Part D--General Provisions

`Part E--Demonstration Programs

`TITLE IV--ADMINISTRATION AND COORDINATION

`TITLE V--AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS

`TITLE VI--AMENDMENTS TO OTHER LAWS AND REPEALERS

TITLE V--EFFECTIVE DATE

SEC. 5101. EFFECTIVE DATE.

SEC. 5102. SERVICE ASSIGNMENTS AND AGREEMENTS.

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