H.R.2716 - Compact-Impact Reimbursement Act108th Congress (2003-2004)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Bordallo, Madeleine Z. [D-GU-At Large] (Introduced 07/14/2003)|
|Committees:||House - Resources; International Relations; Energy and Commerce; Agriculture; Armed Services|
|Latest Action:||House - 08/15/2003 Executive Comment Requested from DOD. (All Actions)|
|Notes:||Modified provisions of H.R. 2716 were incorporated in Title I (section 104) of H.J.Res. 63. For further action, see H.J.Res. 63, which became Public Law 108-188 on 12/17/2003.|
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Summary: H.R.2716 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (07/14/2003)
Compact-Impact Reimbursement Act - Amends the Compact of Free Association Act of 1985 to authorize and appropriate to the Secretary of the Interior specified funds for FY 2004 through 2023 for grants to Guam, Hawaii, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, and American Samoa to aid in defraying costs incurred by their governments as a result of increased demands placed on health, educational, social, or public safety services, or infrastructure related to such services, due to the residence of qualified immigrants. Provides food stamp eligibility for such immigrants and qualified nonimmigrants.
Authorizes appropriations for grants to the Governments of the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Republic of Palua, Guam, Hawaii, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, and American Samoa for establishing or continuing programs for the control and prevention of communicable diseases, including cholera and Hansen's Disease.
Directs the Secretaries of Defense and Health and Human Services to make medical facilities of the Department of Defense and the National Health Service Corps, respectively, available to the residents of the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, and the Republic of Palua. Requires the United States to make available to the Governments of such States and Republics necessary sums for the payment of obligations incurred for the use of such facilities.