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house Bill H.R. 5631

Gulf Coast Conservation Corps Act of 2010

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      house Committees
      Committee on Education and Labor
      Workforce Protections
      Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
      Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation
      Water Resources and Environment
    IntroducedJune 29th, 2010

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Gulf Coast Conservation Corps Act of 2010

Official Title

To establish the Gulf Coast Conservation Corps under the direction of the President in order to create jobs cleaning up the oil spill and restoring the Gulf of Mexico and surrounding areas, and for other purposes.


Gulf Coast Conservation Corps Act of 2010 - Establishes the Gulf Coast Conservation Corps. Requires the President, through the Corps, to hire individuals who meet certain requirements (unemployed, U.S. citizens or legal permanent residents, physically capable of performing work, and not enrolled as a full-time student) to carry out rehabilitation and enhancement projects involving the construction, maintenance, cleaning, and restoration in any area of the Gulf of Mexico affected by the oil discharged as a result of the Deepwater Horizon incident. Prohibits Corps participants whose positions are funded under this Act from displacing other employees whose positions are not funded under this Act. Allows Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund amounts to be used for the costs of carrying out this Act.

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