H.R.678 - Southern Empowerment and Economic Development Act to authorize the Delta Black Belt Regional Authority 108th Congress (2003-2004)
Summary: H.R.678 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)
Southern Empowerment and Economic Development Act to authorize the Delta Black Belt Regional Authority - Amends the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act to rename the Delta Regional Authority as the Delta/Black Belt Regional Authority. Extends the Authority's termination date.
Introduced in House (02/11/2003)
Directs the Authority to establish a Constituency Representation Board which shall: (1) ascertain State and congressional district community strategic planning efforts; and (2) evaluate and fund programs.
Amends the Delta Development Act to revise the definition of the "Lower Mississippi" region.