The Department of Commerce Invited Nnominations for Persons to Serve on the Strengthening America's Communities Advisory Committee

Tuesday, March 1, 2005 - 7:15am

The Department of Commerce today invited nominations for persons to serve on the Strengthening America's Communities Advisory Committee, which will provide advice and recommendations, and develop a comprehensive written report of policy parameters to assist in implementing President George W. Bush's Strengthening America's Communities Initiative (SACI), including advising on its legislation, regulations and other guidance. SACI proposes to transfer and consolidate 18 federal economic and community development programs from the Departments of Agriculture, Commerce, Health and Human Services, Housing and Urban Development and Treasury within the Department of Commerce.