View Amendment Current Amendment: 2 to Bill 604

Rep. A. M. Morgan proposes the following amendment (LC-604.DG0002H):

Amend the joint resolution, as and if amended, by striking SECTION 2 and inserting:

SECTION 2. From funds disbursed to the State in the ARPA, there is appropriated up to $586,633,226 to the Rural Infrastructure Authority ARPA Water and Sewer Infrastructure Account for the purposes described in Act 244 of 2022. Only existing grant applications, as of January 1, 2023, may be considered in determining disbursements. Of the $586,633,226 appropriated, $100,000,000 shall be available for projects designated by the Secretary of Commerce as being significant to economic development and may be funded at up to twenty million dollars per project with no local match requirement. If any disbursement to any recipient, or subrecipient, resulting from an authorization contained herein is disallowed by federal law, regulation, or order, then the recipient or subrecipient shall promptly return the disbursed funds to the disbursing entity. American Rescue Plan Act funds may not be disbursed to any company owned by a member of the General Assembly, however a member of the General Assembly may own public shares of a company offered to the general public.