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senate Bill S. 1055

National Program for Arts and Technology Act of 2013

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      Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
    IntroducedMay 23rd, 2013

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National Program for Arts and Technology Act of 2013

Official Title

A bill to authorize the Secretary of Education to establish the National Program for Arts and Technology.


National Program for Arts and Technology Act of 2013 - Directs the Secretary of Education to establish and implement a national program for arts and technology that addresses the complex needs of the poor and undereducated by awarding competitive grants to qualified centers (private, nonprofit educational entities) and interested communities to provide: (1) financial support to establish new qualified centers, and (2) management expertise to guide such centers and communities. Prohibits federal funds received under this Act from being used for capital expenditures or endowment gifts. Requires a qualified center or an interested community to match federal contributions.
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    I dont know how many times the value of art to a society has to be proven before they will take it seriously. This is so important. Please allow me to rework the federal budget. I assure you that this would not be excluded, while Congressional salaries may be reduced.