Summary: H.R.2413 — 101st Congress (1989-1990)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (05/18/1989)

Amends the Office of Federal Procurement Policy Act to require the Administrator of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy to provide leadership and coordination with respect to policies affecting procurement programs for rural areas. Directs the Administrator to: (1) coordinate with and advise State and local officials with regard to Federal efforts to encourage procurement in rural areas with the aim of fostering economic development in such areas; (2) establish specific rural area procurement targets for executive agencies consistent with awards or contracts for small business concerns; and (3) encourage the use of set asides or other appropriate methods for meeting procurement targets for rural areas.

Requires executive agencies to provide assistance in carrying out the Administrator's responsibilities for rural area programs.