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									DRAFT                                     American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (HR 1/S 1)

Program                            Amount        Notes                                        Distribution   Recipient
Department of Agriculture
                                                 $400 million held in reserve in case of
Women, Infants & Children (WIC)   $500 million   increased need; $100 million to improve Formula             States
                                                 program management information systems

                                                 Priority to schools with at least 50% of
School Lunch Program              $100 million                                                Formula        States
                                                 children eligible for School Lunch Program
Emergency Food Assistance         $150 million                                                Formula        States




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DRAFT                                                American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (HR 1/S 1)

Program                                       Amount        Notes                                        Distribution   Recipient
Department of Commerce
                                                            $50 million set aside for Economic
                                                            Adjustment Assistance Grants; Up to $50                     States, local,
Economic Development Administration (EDA)    $150 million   million may be transferred to federally- Competitive        redevelopment
                                                            authorized regional economic development                    authorities
                                                            commissions
2010 Census                                   $1 billion                                             NA                 Census Bureau
                                                            The bill authorizes this NTIA competitive
                                                            grant program for non-recurring broadband
                                                            deployment costs; local governments
Broadband Technology Opportunities Program   $4.7 billion   eligible to apply; $200 million set aside for Competitive   States, locals
                                                            grants to community colleges and libraries;
                                                            $350 million set aside for Broadband Map &
                                                            Inventory (see below)
                                                            $40 coupons for digital-to-analog TV
Digital TV Convertor Boxes                   $650 million   convertor boxes; $90 million may be used     Entitlement    TV owners
                                                            for outreach and education grants
                                                            Authorizes NTIA to create and maintain a
Broadband Map & Inventory                    $350 million                                                NA             NA
                                                            national broadband map and inventory




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DRAFT                                                        American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (HR 1/S 1)

Program                                               Amount        Notes                                       Distribution   Recipient
Department of Justice
                                                                    Flexible funding for law enforcement needs
Byrne Justice Assistance Grants (Formula)             $2 billion    distributed according to population and      Formula       States, locals
                                                                    violent crime
                                                                    100% federal share (no local match);
COPS Hiring Grants                                    $1 billion                                                 Competitive   Locals
                                                                    waives $75,000 per officer cap
                                                                    $50 million set aside for transition housing               States, locals,
Violence Against Women                               $225 million                                                Competitive
                                                                    for victims of domestic violence                           nonprofits
Competitive Grants for Victims of Crimes, Criminal
                                                                    The bill does not refer to an authorized
Justice System Improvements and Youth Mentoring      $225 million                                               Competitive    States, locals
                                                                    program
Programs
Victims of Crime                                     $100 million
Internet Crimes Against Children Initiatives         $50 million                                                Competitive    States, locals




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DRAFT                                American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (HR 1/S 1)

Program                       Amount       Notes                                        Distribution   Recipient
US Army Corps of Engineers
                                           Only projects previously funded in an
                                           appropriations bill eligible for these funds;
                                           Can only be used for activities that can be
Investigations               $25 million   completed with these funds; Corps must        Competitive   USACOE
                                           report quarterly on the use of these funds,
                                           with first report due 45 days after
                                           enactment
                                           $200 million set aside for environmental
                                           infrastructure assistance; Reserved for
                                           projects, programs and activities that can
Construction                  $2 billion   be completed with these funds; Corps must Competitive       USACOE
                                           report quarterly on the use of these funds,
                                           with first report due 45 days after
                                           enactment




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DRAFT                          American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (HR 1/S 1)

Program                 Amount       Notes                                       Distribution   Recipient
Bureau of Reclamation
                                     Sets aside $126 million for authorized Title
                                     XVI Water Reuse Projects; Sets aside $50
                                     million for Central Utah Project; Sets aside
                                     $50 million for California Bay-Delta
                                                                                                BuRec, states,
Reclamation Projects    $1 billion   Restoration; $10 million set aside for a     Competitive
                                                                                                locals
                                     Bureau-wide inspection of urban canals;
                                     Can any be used for projects, programs
                                     and activities that can be completed with
                                     these funds




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DRAFT                                                          American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (HR 1/S 1)

Program                                                 Amount        Notes                                        Distribution   Recipient
Department of Energy
                                                                      Newly authorized program that has not yet
                                                                      been funded; flexible formula grants to
                                                                                                                   Formula &
Energy Efficiency & Conservation Block Grant (EECBG)   $3.2 billion   states, counties and cities for energy                      States, locals
                                                                                                                   Competitive
                                                                      efficiency and conservation projects; $400
                                                                      million set aside for competitive grants
                                                                      Eligibility expanded from 150% percent of
                                                                                                                                  States (sub-
                                                                      poverty to 200% of poverty; maximum
Weatherization Assistance                               $5 billion                                                 Formula        allocated to local
                                                                      assistance increased from
                                                                                                                                  action agencies)
                                                                      $2,500/household to $5,000/household
State Energy Program                                   $3.1 billion                                              Formula          States
                                                                      Competitive grants; 50-50 cost share; $100
                                                                      million set aside for worker training; $80
                                                                                                                                  Utilities, including
Smart Grid                                             $4.5 billion   million set aside for DOE analysis and     Discretionary
                                                                                                                                  municipal utilities
                                                                      assessment of future transmission and
                                                                      demand requirements




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DRAFT                                   American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (HR 1/S 1)

Program                          Amount        Notes                                          Distribution   Recipient
Small Business Administration
SBA Loans                       $636 million   To guarantee SBA loans                         NA             NA
                                               Allows SBA to waive or reduce fees through
                                                                                              NA             NA
                                               9/30/2010
                                               Allows SBA to guarantee up to 90% of a
                                               small business loan for loans originating in   NA             NA
                                               the next 12 months
                                               Establishes SBA secondary market loan
                                               guarantee authority ($3 billion cap); SBA
                                                                                              NA             NA
                                               may authorize secondary market pools of
                                               small business loans




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DRAFT                                      American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (HR 1/S 1)

Program                            Amount        Notes                                      Distribution   Recipient
Department of Homeland Security
Rail & Transit Security Grants    $150 million                                              Formula        Transit agencies
Port Security Grants              $150 million                                              Formula        Ports
                                                 For construction, modification or upgrading
Firefighter Assistance Grants     $210 million   of fire stations; No grant may exceed $15   Competitive   States, locals
                                                 million
                                                 No additional funds; waives match for
SAFER Firefighter Hiring Grants       $0                                                     Competitive   Locals
                                                 SAFER grants in FY 2009 and FY 2010
Emergency Food & Shelter          $100 million                                               Formula       Locals




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DRAFT                                American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (HR 1/S 1)

Program                       Amount       Notes                                Distribution   Recipient
Department of the Interior
Historic Preservation Fund   $15 million   Waives match for these funds         Formula        States




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DRAFT                                      American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (HR 1/S 1)

Program                             Amount        Notes                                           Distribution    Recipient
Environmental Protection Agency
                                                  Waives match; States must use 50% of
                                                  their allocation for negative interest loans,
                                                  loan forgiveness or grants to municipalities;
                                                  Notwithstanding state ranking system,
Clean Water SRLF                    $4 billion                                                    Formula         States
                                                  funds to projects that can be under contract
                                                  within 12 months; Funds must be obligated
                                                  to projects within 12 months or will be
                                                  reallocated
                                                  Waives match; States must use 50% of
                                                  their allocation for negative interest loans,
                                                  loan forgiveness or grants to municipalities;
                                                  Notwithstanding state ranking system,
Drinking Water SRLF                 $2 billion                                                    Formula         States
                                                  funds to projects that can be under contract
                                                  within 12 months; Funds must be obligated
                                                  to projects within 12 months or will be
                                                  reallocated
Brownfields                        $100 million   Waives match for these funds                    Discretionary   States, locals
                                                  Competitive; local governments eligible
                                                  (new program authorized by Sections 791-
Diesel Emission Reduction Grants   $300 million                                                   Discretionary   States, locals
                                                  797 of Energy Policy Act of 2005 - PL 109-
                                                  58)




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DRAFT                                           American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (HR 1/S 1)

Program                                  Amount       Notes                                       Distribution     Recipient
National Endowment for the Arts (NEA)
                                                      Purpose is to preserve jobs in the nonprofit
                                                      arts sector threatened by declines in
                                                      philanthropic support; 40% distributed to
                                                      state art agencies by formula; 60% for       Formula &       States, art
NEA Grants                              $50 million
                                                      competitive art projects and activities;     Discretionary   agencies
                                                      matching requirements waived; funds
                                                      cannot be used for Youth Opportunity
                                                      Grants




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DRAFT                                                   American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (HR 1/S 1)

Program                                         Amount         Notes                                         Distribution     Recipient
Department of Labor

                                                                                                                              States, workforce
Adult Job Training                             $500 million    Funds available through 9/30/2010             Formula
                                                                                                                              investment boards

                                                               Includes an unspecified amount for
                                                               summer jobs and makes attainment of
                                                               basic skills the only performance
                                                               measurement criteria for summer jobs
                                                                                                                              States, workforce
Youth Job Training                             $1.2 billion    programs (waives attainment of high-school Formula
                                                                                                                              investment boards
                                                               diploma or placement in college
                                                               measurements); increases eligibility for
                                                               these funds from age 21 to age 24; Funds
                                                               available through 9/30/2010

                                                                                                                              States, workforce
Dislocated Worker Assistance                   $1.25 billion   Funds available through 9/30/2010             Formula
                                                                                                                              investment boards


                                                               Emergency fund set aside to help workers
                                                               suddenly dislocated by mass layoffs, plant
                                                               closures or military base realignments;                        States, workforce
Dislocated Workers Reserve Emergency Fund      $200 million                                                  Discretionary
                                                               available for obligation through June 30,                      investment boards
                                                               2010; to be used in areas of high
                                                               unemployment or high poverty
                                                               $500 million set aside for "green" jobs; of
                                                               the remaining $250 million, priority given to                  States, workforce
High-Growth & Emerging Industry Job Training   $750 million                                                   Discretionary
                                                               health care field; time limits re: awarding of                 investment boards
                                                               grants do not apply
                                                               For FY 2009 & FY 2009, program my serve
Youthbuild                                     $50 million     dropouts who reenroll in an alternative
                                                               school; Funds available through 9/30/2010
                                                               Targeted to construction, rehabilitation &
Job Corps                                      $300 million    acquisition of Job Corps Centers; Funds       Discretionary    Job Corps
                                                               available through 9/30/2010


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DRAFT                                                          American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (HR 1/S 1)

Program                                                 Amount        Notes                                           Distribution   Recipient
Department of Health & Human Services
Community Health Centers                               $500 million
Community Health Center Modernization                   $1 billion
                                                                                                                                     States (sub-
                                                                                                                                     allocated to
Community Services Block Grant                          $1 billion    $500 million available after 10/1/09            Formula
                                                                                                                                     community action
                                                                                                                                     agencies)
                                                                      Sets aside $1.1 billion to expand Early                        States, head start
Head Start                                             $2.1 billion                                                   Formula
                                                                      Head Start                                                     providers
                                                                      $300 million for CDC immunization; $650
                                                                      million to "carry out evidence-based, clinic-
Prevention & Wellness Fund                              $1 billion    based and community-based wellness and
                                                                      prevention strategies activities authorized
                                                                      by the Public Health Service Act"
Health Information Technology                          $19 billion
Administration on Aging Nutrition Services (Meals on
                                                       $100 million                                                   Formula
Wheels)




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DRAFT                                                          American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (HR 1/S 1)

Program                                                 Amount        Notes                                            Distribution    Recipient
Department of Transportation
                                                                      Entire appropriation for discretionary grants;
                                                                      Funds available through 9/30/2010;Priority
                                                                      to projects that can be completed within 2
Airport Improvement Program                            $1.1 billion                                                    Discretionary   Airport operators
                                                                      years; DOT must award 50% of funds
                                                                      within 120 days; 100% federal share (no
                                                                      match)
                                                                      Buy America does not apply to these funds;
FAA Facilities & Equipment                             $200 million                                                    NA              FAA
                                                                      Funds available through 9/30/2010
                                                                      180 days to award; 100% federal share (no
Intercity Passenger Rail Corridor Improvement Grants   $300 million                                                    Discretionary   States
                                                                      match)
                                                                      Priority to projects that support the
                                                                      development of high-speed rail service;
                                                                      DOT must report on use of these funds to
                                                                      Appropriations Committees within 60 days
                                                                      of enactment; DOT must issue interim
High-Speed Rail Corridors & Intercity Passenger Rail
                                                        $8 billion    guidance for grants within 120 days of           Discretionary   States
Corridor
                                                                      enactment; 1005 federal share (no match);
                                                                      Waives requirement that project be part of
                                                                      State Rail Plan; David-Bacon applies to
                                                                      these funds; Funds available through
                                                                      9/30/2012
                                                                      rehabilitate or upgrade infrastructure,
                                                                      including rolling stock and to projects that
                                                                      increase capacity; Funds awarded in 60
Amtrak Capital                                         $1.3 billion                                                    NA              Amtrak
                                                                      days and obligated in 2 years; No more
                                                                      than 60% of funds may be used on NE
                                                                      Corridor




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DRAFT                                  American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (HR 1/S 1)

Program                         Amount        Notes                                       Distribution        Recipient
                                              Funds allocated no later than 21 days after
                                              enactment; Funds available through
                                              9/30/2010; Grantees have 120 days to
                                              obligate funds, after which 50% of
                                              unobligated funds are recaptured and
                                              reallocated; After 1 year, all unobligated
                                              funds are recaptured and reallocated (1-
                                              year extension for "unworkable bidding
Transit Formula Grants         $6.9 billion   environment or other extenuating            Formula             Transit agencies
                                              circumstances" allowed at discretion of
                                              DOT); 100% federal share (no match);
                                              $100 million set aside for discretionary
                                              grants for transit greenhouse gas emission
                                              reduction projects; Disadvantaged
                                              Business Enterprise applies to these funds;
                                              Funds may no be comingled with any prior
                                              year funds;
                                              Funds apportioned within 21 days of
                                              enactment; Funds available through
                                              9/30/2010; Funds cannot be comingled with                       Rail transit
Fixed Guideway Modernization   $750 million                                             Formula
                                              any prior year funds; 100% federal share                        agencies
                                              (no match); Disadvantaged Business
                                              Enterprise applies to these funds

                                              Priority to projects that are already under
                                              construction or are able to award contracts
New Starts                     $750 million   within 150 days; available for obligation until Discretionary   Transit agencies
                                              9/30/2010; Disadvantaged Business
                                              Enterprise applies to these funds;




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DRAFT                                                        American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (HR 1/S 1)

Program                                              Amount         Notes                                         Distribution     Recipient
                                                                    Road, bridge, transit projects eligible;
                                                                    Minimum grant $20 million, maximum grant
                                                                    $300 million; DOT may use up to $200
                                                                    million for secured loans, lines of credit and
                                                                    State Infrastructure Banks; DOT may waive
                                                                    minimum grant size of $20 million for the
                                                                    purpose of funding significant projects in
Competitive Grants for Transportation               $1.5 billion                                                   Discretionary   State, local
                                                                    smaller cities, regions or states; No single
                                                                    state may receive more than 20% of funds;
                                                                    100% federal share (no match); DOT must
                                                                    publish grant criteria within 90 days of
                                                                    enactment; Applications must be due within
                                                                    180 days of enactment; Awards announced
                                                                    within 1 year of enactment
                                                                    Funds apportioned 21 days after
                                                                    enactment; After set asides for Indian
                                                                    roads, federal land highways, etc., 50%
                                                                    allocated to the states via STP formula;
                                                                    remaining 50% allocated to the states via
                                                                                                                                   States, with some
Federal-Aid Highways                                $27.5 billion   other state highway apportionment            Formula
                                                                                                                                   sub-allocation
                                                                    formulas; States must obligate funds within
                                                                    120 days of receipt; 30% must be sub-
                                                                    allocated to local governments (120 day
                                                                    obligation deadline does not apply to
                                                                    suballocated funds)
                                                                    Governor must submit "maintenance of
                                                                    effort certification" within 30 days of
                                                                    enactment; Grantees must submit periodic
                                                                    reports (90 days, 180 days, 1 year and 2
General Provisions Applying to DOT Stimulus Funds       NA                                                       NA                NA
                                                                    years after enactment) on their use of
                                                                    stimulus funds, including projects,
                                                                    justification for he use of funds and number
                                                                    of jobs created




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DRAFT                                                American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (HR 1/S 1)

Program                                      Amount         Notes                                           Distribution      Recipient
Department of Housing & Urban Development
                                                            $3 billion allocated by formula (HUD may
                                                            withhold funds from "troubled housing
                                                            authorities); PHA to give priority to projects
                                                            that can be awarded within 120 days of
                                                            allocation; priority to vacant units; priority to
                                                            projects underway or in 5-year plan; Funds
                                                            must be obligated within 1 year and 60% of
                                                            funds must be expended within 2 years and
                                                            100% of funds must be expended within 3
                                                            years, with unobligated and unexpended
                                                                                                              Formula &       Public housing
Public Housing Capital                       $4 billion     funds reallocated and available until
                                                                                                              Discretionary   authorities
                                                            9/30/2012; $1 billion for competitive grants
                                                            to PHA for investment that leverage private
                                                            investment, rehabilitate units to improve
                                                            energy efficiency, preserve units near
                                                            public transportation & employment
                                                            centers, increase the availability of
                                                            affordable housing by rehabilitating vacant
                                                            units and address the needs of seniors;
                                                            HUD must award and obligate competitive
                                                            grants by 9/30/2009
                                                            Distributed using the same formula as FY
                                                            2008; No new action plan needed; Award
                                                            contracts within 120 days; Funds available
CDBG                                         $1 billion     through 9/30/2010; HUD must create              Formula           States, locals
                                                            requirements and may waive some
                                                            requirements to expedite the use of these
                                                            funds
                                                            Allocated to State Housing Finance
HOME                                        $2.25 billion                                                   Formula           States
                                                            Agencies to assist LIHTC projects




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DRAFT                                        American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (HR 1/S 1)

Program                               Amount        Notes                                        Distribution    Recipient
                                                    Funds available through 9/30/2010;
                                                    Competitive grants; HUD must obligate all
                                                    funds within 1 year of enactment, and
                                                    allocate 50% of funds within 2 years and                     States, locals,
Neighborhood Stabilization Program    $2 billion                                                 Discretionary
                                                    allocate 100% of funds within 3 years; HUD                   nonprofits
                                                    must publish program criteria within 75
                                                    days and applications must be due within
                                                    150 days of enactment
                                                    Funds available through 9/30/2011;
                                                    Grantees must expend 60% of funds within
                                                    2 years of obligation and 1005 within 3
Emergency Shelter Grants             $1.5 billion                                                Formula         States, locals
                                                    years of obligation; HUD may waive some
                                                    requirements to expedite the use of these
                                                    funds;
                                                    Funds available through 9/30/2011; Funds
                                                    first allocated to FY 2008 applicants that
                                                    met criteria but were not funded with
                                                    remaining funds added to FY 2009 pot;
                                                    Grant recipients must expend 50% of funds
Lead Hazard Elimination              $100 million                                                Discretionary   States, locals
                                                    within 2 years of obligation to them and
                                                    100% of funds within 3 years of obligation
                                                    to them; HUD may waive some
                                                    requirements to expedite the use of these
                                                    funds




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DRAFT                                                  American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (HR 1/S 1)

Program                                         Amount        Notes                                        Distribution     Recipient
Department of the Treasury
                                                              Waives $5 million per financial institution
                                                              cap; Waives match; No single institution, its
                                                                                                                            Community
                                                              subsidiaries or its grantees may receive
                                                                                                                            Development
Community Development Financial Institutions   $100 million   more than 5% of these funds; Treasury         Discretionary
                                                                                                                            Financial
                                                              must submit plan for use of funds to the
                                                                                                                            Institutions
                                                              Appropriations Committees no later than 60
                                                              days after enactment




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DRAFT                                      American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (HR 1/S 1)

Program                            Amount         Notes                         Distribution   Recipient
State Fiscal Stabilization Fund
                                                                                               States (sub-
State Fiscal Stabilization Fund   $53.6 billion                                 Formula        allocated to school
                                                                                               districts)




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