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March 26, 2009, 12:00 am ET - Amendment SA 705 proposed by Senator Vitter to Amendment SA 687.
March 26, 2009, 3:16 pm ET - On the Motion to Table (Motion to Table Vitter Amdt. No. 705)

Full Text of this Amendment

SA 705. Mr. VITTER submitted an amendment intended to be proposed by him to the bill H.R. 1388, to reauthorize and reform the national service laws; which was ordered to lie on the table; as follows:

On page 128, strike line 6 and insert the following:
``(c) Ineligible Organizations.--
``(1) IN GENERAL.--No assistance provided under this subtitle may be provided (including for the participation under this subtitle of a participant in an approved national service position in activities conducted by such an organization) to--
``(A) an organization described in paragraph (2); or
``(B) to an organization that is co-located on the same premises as an organization described in paragraph (2).
``(2) ORGANIZATIONS.--An organization referred to in paragraph (1) means--
``(A) the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN); or
``(B) an entity that is under the control of such Association, as demonstrated by--
``(i)(I) such Association directly owning or controlling, or holding with power to vote, 25 percent or more the voting shares of such other entity;
``(II) such other entity directly owning or controlling, or holding with power to vote, 25 percent of more of the voting shares of such Association; or
``(III) a third entity directly owning or controlling, or holding with power to vote, 25 percent or more of the voting shares of such Association and such other entity;
``(ii)(I) such Association controlling, in any manner, a majority of the board of directors of such other entity;
``(II) such other entity controlling, in any manner, a majority of the board of directors of such Association; or
``(III) a third entity controlling, in any manner, a majority of the board of directors of such Association and such other entity;
``(iii) individuals serving in a similar capacity as officers, executives, or staff of both such Association and such other entity;
``(iv) such Association and such other entity sharing office space, supplies, resources, or marketing materials, including communications through the Internet and other forms of public communication; or
``(v) such Association and such other entity exhibiting another indicia of control over, control by, or common control with, such other entity or such Association, respectively, as may be set forth in regulation by the Corporation.
``(d) Nondisplacement of Employed Workers


(As printed in the Congressional Record for the Senate on Mar 25, 2009.)