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      house Committees
      House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
      Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
      House Committee on Financial Services
    IntroducedNovember 15th, 2013

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Restarting Local Economies Act of 2013

Official Title

To amend the Public Works and Economic Development Act of 1965 with respect to grants for economic adjustment, and for other purposes.


Restarting Local Economies Act of 2013 - Amends the Public Works and Economic Development Act of 1965 to: (1) authorize the use of grants for economic adjustment for activities identified by communities, the economies of which are injured by the closure of a local government entity that had an economic development mission and left obligations related to economic development projects unfulfilled when closed; and (2) authorize the Secretary of Commerce to increase the federal share for a grant to up to 100% of the cost of a project that assists such a community.

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