42 U.S. Code § 5081 - National Volunteer Antipoverty Programs

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(a) Authorizations
(1) Volunteers in Service to America
There are authorized to be appropriated to carry out part A of subchapter I $100,000,000 for fiscal year 2010 and such sums as may be necessary for each of the fiscal years 2011 through 2014.
(2) Special volunteer programs
There are authorized to be appropriated to carry out part C of subchapter I such sums as may be necessary for each of fiscal years 2010 through 2014.
(3) Specification of budget function
The authorizations of appropriations contained in this subsection shall be considered to be a component of budget function 500 as used by the Office of Management and Budget to cover education, training, employment, and social services, and, as such, shall be considered to be related to the programs of the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education for budgetary purposes.
(b) Subsistence
The minimum level of an allowance for subsistence required under section 4955 (b)(2) of this title, to be provided to each volunteer under subchapter I, may not be reduced or limited in order to provide for an increase in the number of volunteer service years under part A of subchapter I.
(c) Limitation
No part of the funds appropriated to carry out part A of subchapter I may be used to provide volunteers or assistance to any program or project authorized under part C of subchapter I, or under subchapter II, unless the program or project meets the antipoverty criteria of part A of subchapter I.
(d) Availability
Amounts appropriated for part A of subchapter I shall remain available for obligation until the end of the fiscal year following the fiscal year for which the amounts were appropriated.

Source

(Pub. L. 93–113, title V, § 501,Oct. 1, 1973, 87 Stat. 415; Pub. L. 94–293, § 6(a),May 27, 1976, 90 Stat. 526; Pub. L. 96–143, § 15(a), (b),Dec. 13, 1979, 93 Stat. 1082; Pub. L. 97–35, title VI, § 607(a),Aug. 13, 1981, 95 Stat. 486; Pub. L. 98–288, § 27(a),May 21, 1984, 98 Stat. 196; Pub. L. 99–551, § 9(a),Oct. 27, 1986, 100 Stat. 3076; Pub. L. 99–570, title IV, § 4301(2),Oct. 27, 1986, 100 Stat. 3207–153; Pub. L. 100–690, title III, § 3402,Nov. 18, 1988, 102 Stat. 4253; Pub. L. 101–204, title VIII, §§ 801, 802,Dec. 7, 1989, 103 Stat. 1823, 1824; Pub. L. 102–73, title VII, § 701(b),July 25, 1991, 105 Stat. 359; Pub. L. 103–82, title III, § 381,Sept. 21, 1993, 107 Stat. 913; Pub. L. 111–13, title II, § 2161(a),Apr. 21, 2009, 123 Stat. 1592.)
Amendments

2009—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 111–13, § 2161(a)(1), added pars. (1) and (2), redesignated par. (5) as (3), and struck out former pars. (1) to (4), which read as follows:
“(1) Volunteers in Service to America.—There are authorized to be appropriated to carry out parts A and B of subchapter I of this chapter, excluding section 4959 of this title, $56,000,000 for fiscal year 1994, and such sums as may be necessary for each of the fiscal years 1995 and 1996.
“(2) Literacy activities.—There are authorized to be appropriated to carry out section 4959 of this title, $5,600,000 for fiscal year 1994, and such sums as may be necessary for each of the fiscal years 1995 and 1996.
“(3) Special volunteer programs.—There are authorized to be appropriated to carry out part C of subchapter I of this chapter, excluding section 4995 of this title, such sums as may be necessary for each of the fiscal years 1994 through 1996.
“(4) Literacy challenge grants.—There are authorized to be appropriated to carry out section 4995 of this title, such sums as may be necessary for each of the fiscal years 1994 through 1996.”
Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 111–13, § 2161(a)(2), substituted “part C” for “part B or C”.
Subsec. (e). Pub. L. 111–13, § 2161(a)(3), struck out subsec. (e). Text read as follows:
“(1) Volunteer service years.—Of the amounts appropriated under this section for parts A, B, and C of subchapter I of this chapter, including section 4995 of this title, there shall first be available for part A of subchapter I of this chapter, including sections 4954 (e) and 4959 of this title, an amount not less than the amount necessary to provide 3,700 volunteer service years in fiscal year 1994, 4,000 volunteer service years in fiscal year 1995, and 4,500 volunteer service years in fiscal year 1996.
“(2) Plan.—If the Director determines that funds appropriated to carry out part A, B, or C of subchapter I of this chapter are insufficient to provide for the years of volunteer service required by paragraph (1), the Director shall submit a plan to the relevant authorizing and appropriations committees of Congress that will detail what is necessary to fully meet this requirement.”
1993—Pub. L. 103–82amended section generally, substituting provisions authorizing appropriations for parts A, B, and C of subchapter I of this chapter for fiscal years 1994 through 1996 for provisions authorizing appropriations for such parts for fiscal years 1987 through 1993.
1991—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 102–73designated existing provisions as par. (1), redesignated former pars. (1) and (2) as subpars. (A) and (B), respectively, of par. (1), and added pars. (2) and (3).
1989—Subsec. (a)(1). Pub. L. 101–204, § 801(a), inserted provision authorizing appropriations for fiscal years 1990 through 1993.
Subsec. (a)(2). Pub. L. 101–204, § 801(b)(1), inserted provision authorizing appropriations for fiscal years 1990 through 1993.
Subsec. (a)(3). Pub. L. 101–204, § 801(b)(2), substituted “1987 through 1993” for “1987, 1988, and 1989”.
Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 101–204, § 801(c), inserted provision authorizing appropriations for fiscal years 1990 through 1993.
Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 101–204, § 801(d)(1), inserted provision authorizing appropriations for fiscal years 1990 through 1993 to carry out part C of subchapter I of this chapter.
Pub. L. 101–204, § 801(d)(2), inserted provision authorizing appropriations for fiscal years 1992 and 1993 for support of drug abuse prevention.
Subsec. (d)(1)(D) to (G). Pub. L. 101–204, § 801(e), added subpars. (D) to (G).
Subsec. (d)(4). Pub. L. 101–204, § 802, added par. (4).
1988—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 100–690, § 3402(1), inserted “(other than section 4994 (b) of this title)” after “of this chapter” and inserted provisions at end relating to additional authorization of appropriations for support of drug abuse prevention in fiscal years 1989 through 1991.
Subsec. (d)(1). Pub. L. 100–690, § 3402(2), substituted “subchapter I of this chapter (other than section 4994 (b) of this title)” for “subchapter I of this chapter”.
1986—Subsecs. (a), (b). Pub. L. 99–551added subsecs. (a) and (b) and struck out former subsecs. (a) and (b) which read as follows:
“(a) There is authorized to be appropriated to carry out part A of subchapter I of this chapter $17,000,000 for fiscal year 1984, $20,000,000 for fiscal year 1985, and $25,000,000 for fiscal year 1986.
“(b) There is authorized to be appropriated to carry out part B of subchapter I of this chapter $1,800,000 for the fiscal year 1984 and for each of the fiscal years 1985 and 1986.”
Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 99–570inserted at end “In addition to the amounts authorized to be appropriated by the preceding sentence, there is authorized to be appropriated the aggregate sum of $5,500,000 for fiscal years 1987 and 1988 to be made available for drug abuse prevention.”
Pub. L. 99–551added subsec. (c) and struck out former subsec. (c) which read as follows: “There is authorized to be appropriated to carry out part C of subchapter I of this chapter $1,984,000 for the fiscal year 1984 and for each of the fiscal years 1985 and 1986.”
Subsec. (d)(1). Pub. L. 99–551added par. (1) and struck out former par. (1) which read as follows: “Of the amounts appropriated under this section for parts A, B, and C of subchapter I of this chapter, there shall first be available for part A of subchapter I of this chapter an amount not less than the amount necessary to provide—
“(A) 2,000 years of volunteer service in fiscal year 1984;
“(B) 2,200 years of volunteer service in fiscal year 1985; and
“(C) 2,400 years of volunteer service in fiscal year 1986.”
1984—Pub. L. 98–288designated existing provisions as subsec. (a), substituted “There is authorized to be appropriated to carry out part A of subchapter I of this chapter $17,000,000 for fiscal year 1984, $20,000,000 for fiscal year 1985, and $25,000,000 for fiscal year 1986” for “There is authorized to be appropriated to carry out subchapter I of this chapter $25,763,000 for fiscal year 1982 and $15,391,000 for fiscal year 1983. Of the amounts appropriated under this section, not less than $16,000,000 shall first be available for carrying out part A of subchapter I of this chapter for fiscal year 1982, and not less than $8,000,000 shall first be available for carrying out part A of subchapter I of this chapter for fiscal year 1983”, and added subsecs. (b) to (e).
1981—Pub. L. 97–35substituted provisions relating to authorization and availability of funds for fiscal years 1982 and 1983, for provisions relating to authorization and availability of funds for fiscal year ending June 30, 1974, through fiscal year ending Sept. 30, 1981.
1979—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 96–143, § 15(a), inserted “September 30, 1979, September 30, 1980, and September 30, 1981,” after “September 30, 1978,” and substituted “this section for the purpose of carrying out subchapter I of this chapter” for “this subchapter”.
Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 96–143, § 15(b), added subsec. (c).
1976—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 94–293inserted “September 30, 1977, and September 30, 1978,” after “June 30, 1976”.
Effective Date of 2009 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 111–13effective Oct. 1, 2009, see section 6101(a) ofPub. L. 111–13, set out as a note under section 4950 of this title.
Effective Date of 1993 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 103–82effective Oct. 1, 1993, see section 392 ofPub. L. 103–82, set out as a note under section 4951 of this title.
Effective Date of 1986 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 99–551effective Oct. 1, 1986, except as otherwise provided, see section 11 ofPub. L. 99–551, set out as an Effective Date note under section 4950 of this title.
Additional Appropriations Authorization

Additional appropriations authorization for meeting increase in stipend to volunteers under section 4955 (a)(1) of this title, see section 5(b) ofPub. L. 94–130, set out as a note under section 4955 of this title.

 

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