Strengthen AmeriCorps Program Act Law and Legal Definition

Strengthen AmeriCorps Program Act is a U.S. Federal Legislation that clarifies the methods by which the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) records obligations to the National Service Trust for volunteer educational awards by authorizing the use of estimating methodology similar to other comparable programs. It directs the CEO of the Corporation to annually certify to Congress that it is in compliance with this Act’s requirements for position approval and obligation recording. It directs the Corporation to establish a reserve account within the National Service Trust to carry out specified national service programs. In order to ensure appropriate accountability the Act also provides for annual independent audits of the Trust.