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Introduced in House (07/18/2006)

Manchester Bidwell Center for Arts and Technology Act - Authorizes the Secretary of Labor to award a grant to the Manchester Bidwell Corporation in Pennsylvania to improve, expand, and replicate the arts and technology education centers operated by such Corporation.

Permits the Manchester Bidwell Corporation to use the grant awarded under this Act to conduct any of the following activities: (1) the development of a business plan to replicate at other locations in the United States the arts and technology education centers modeled after the Corporation in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; (2) the implementation of such business plan at locations in the United States where there is an interest in establishing arts and technology education centers similar to those operated by the Corporation in Pittsburgh; or (3) any other activities the Secretary determines to be appropriate.

Requires Manchester Bidwell Corporation, in order to be eligible to receive such grant, to provide matching funds from non-federal sources (in cash or in kind) in an amount equal to or greater than the federal funds received in accordance with the grant to carry out the activities supported by it.