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H.R. 100 (ih) To authorize appropriations for fiscal years 1996 and 1997 to carry out the National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities Act of 1965, and the Museum Services Act. [Introduced in House] ...
Union Calendar No. 49 106th CONGRESS 1st Session H. R. 1009 [Report No. 106-89] To authorize the awarding of grants to cities, counties, tribal organizations, and certain other entities for the purpose of improving public participation in the 2000 decennial census. _______________________________________________________________________ IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES March 4, 1999 Mr. Miller of Florida introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Government Reform April 13, 1999 Reported with an amendment, committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union, and ordered to be printed [Omit the part struck through and insert the part printed in italic] _______________________________________________________________________ A BILL To authorize the awarding of grants to cities, counties, tribal organizations, and certain other entities for the purpose of improving public participation in the 2000 decennial census. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. This Act may be cited as the ``2000 Census Community Participation Enhancement Act''. SEC. 2. PROGRAM AUTHORIZATION. In order to improve public participation in the 2000 census, the Secretary may, in accordance with the provisions of this Act, provide for grants to be made to units of general local government, tribal organizations, and public or private nonprofit organizations. SEC. 3. APPLICATIONS. (a) Applications Required.--Each entity referred to in section 2 that wishes to receive a grant under this Act shall submit an application at such time, in such form, and complete with such information as the Secretary shall by regulation require, except that any such application shall include at least-- (1) a statement of the objectives for which the grant is sought; and (2) a description of the types of programs and activities for which the grant is sought. (b) Notice of Approval or Disapproval.--Each entity submitting an application under subsection (a) shall, not later than 60 days after the date of its submission, be notified in writing as to whether such application is approved or disapproved. SEC. 4. MATCHING REQUIREMENT. (a) In General.--A grant may not be made to an entity under this Act unless such entity agrees, with respect to the costs to be incurred by such entity in carrying out the programs and activities for which the grant is made, to make available non-Federal contributions in an amount equal to not less than 50 percent of the Federal funds provided under the grant. (b) Non-Federal Contributions.--An entity receiving a grant under this Act may meet the requirement under subsection (a) through-- (1) the use of amounts from non-Federal sources; or (2) in-kind contributions, fairly evaluated, but only if and to the extent allowable under section 7. SEC. 5. ALLOCATION. The Secretary shall allocate the amounts appropriated to carry out this Act equally among the respective centers and offices referred to in section 7. SEC. 6. USE OF GRANT FUNDS. A grant made under this Act may be used only for one or more of the following: (1) To train volunteers to assist individuals to complete and return census questionnaires. (2) To educate the public about the importance of participating in the 2000 census. (3) To educate the public about the confidentiality that will be accorded to information collected in the 2000 census. (4) To recruit candidates to apply for census office and field enumerator positions. (5) To sponsor community events to promote the 2000 census. (6) To produce community-tailored promotional materials. (7) To rent space to provide any of the training described in this <DELETED>subsection</DELETED> section. SEC. 7. REGULATIONS. Any regulations to carry out this Act shall be prescribed not later than 60 days after the date of enactment of this Act. The regulations shall include-- (1) provisions requiring that any application for a grant under this Act be submitted to the appropriate regional center or area office of the Bureau of the Census, as identified under the regulations; and (2) provisions under which the decision to approve or disapprove any such application shall be made by the head of the appropriate center or office (referred to in paragraph (1)), in accordance with guidelines set forth in the regulations. SEC. 8. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS. For purposes of carrying out this Act, there are authorized to be appropriated $26,000,000 for fiscal year 2000. SEC. 9. DEFINITIONS. For purposes of this Act-- (1) the term ``2000 census'' means the 2000 decennial census of population; (2) the term ``Secretary'' means the Secretary of Commerce; (3) the term ``unit of general local government'' means a city, county, town, township, parish, village, or other general purpose political subdivision of a State, the District of Columbia, the Virgin Islands, Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or such other possession or area referred to in section 191 of title 13, United States Code, as the Secretary considers appropriate; and (4) the term ``tribal organization'' has the meaning given such term by section 4 of the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act (25 U.S.C. 450b). Union Calendar No. 49 106th CONGRESS 1st Session H. R. 1009 [Report No. 106-89] _______________________________________________________________________ A BILL To authorize the awarding of grants to cities, counties, tribal organizations, and certain other entities for the purpose of improving public participation in the 2000 decennial census. _______________________________________________________________________ April 13, 1999 Reported with an amendment, committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union, and ordered to be printed
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