Text: H.R.2812 — 102nd Congress (1991-1992)All Information (Except Text)

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HR 2812 IH
102d CONGRESS
1st Session
 H. R. 2812
To direct the Administrator of General Services to issue regulations to
provide for the installation of bicycle racks or lockers at Federal office
buildings, and for other purposes.
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
June 27, 1991
Mr. GEKAS (for himself, Mr. MCDERMOTT, Mr. FASCELL, Mr. HORTON, Mr. WOLF,
Mr. DEFAZIO, Mr. WOLPE, Mrs. SCHROEDER, and Mr. BOEHLERT) introduced the
following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Public Works and
Transportation
A BILL
To direct the Administrator of General Services to issue regulations to
provide for the installation of bicycle racks or lockers at Federal office
buildings, and for other purposes.
  Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United
  States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. INSTALLATION OF BICYCLE RACKS OR LOCKERS AT FEDERAL OFFICE
BUILDINGS.
  (a) REGULATIONS- Not later than 180 days after the date of the enactment
  of this Act, the Administrator shall issue regulations to provide for the
  installation of bicycle racks or lockers at each Federal office building.
  (b) SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS- Regulations issued pursuant to subsection (a)
  shall ensure that with respect to a Federal office building--
  (1) installation of bicycle racks or lockers is completed not later than
  one year after the date of the enactment of this Act;
  (2) bicycle racks or lockers available to Federal employees provide parking
  for a number of bicycles which is at least equal to 5 percent of the number
  of spaces available to such employees for parking motor vehicles;
  (3) if the office building is used as office space for more than 100 Federal
  employees, bicycle racks or lockers for at least 10 bicycles are available
  to such employees;
  (4) if there is adequate space, bicycle racks or lockers for at least 5
  bicycles are available to visitors;
  (5) bicycle racks or lockers available to Federal employees and visitors
  are located in an area which is readily accessible to such employees and
  visitors and which is not farther away from the office building than the
  farthest space available to such employees and visitors for parking motor
  vehicles; and
  (6) to the extent possible, bicycle racks or lockers available to Federal
  employees and visitors are within the view of a security guard.
  (c) NOTICE OF NONCOMPLIANCE- In any case in which the head of a Federal
  agency determines that it is not possible to comply with regulations issued
  pursuant to subsection (a) with respect to a Federal office building used
  as office space for such agency, such head shall notify the Administrator
  of such determination and transmit appropriate building specifications to
  the Administrator for review.
SEC. 2. PROCUREMENT OF BICYCLE RACKS.
  (a) IN GENERAL- The Administrator shall procure a sufficient number of
  bicycle racks and lockers to carry out this Act.
  (b) USE OF RECYCLED MATERIALS- In procuring bicycle racks and lockers
  pursuant to subsection (a), the Administrator is encouraged to procure
  racks and lockers which contain recycled materials.
SEC. 3. DEFINITIONS.
  For the purposes of this Act, the following definitions apply:
  (1) ADMINISTRATOR- The term `Administrator' means the Administrator of
  General Services.
  (2) FEDERAL AGENCY- The term `Federal agency' has the meaning such term has
  under section 13(3) of the Public Buildings Act of 1959 (40 U.S.C. 612(3)).
  (3) FEDERAL OFFICE BUILDING- The term `Federal office building' means a
  public building (as that term is defined under section 13(1) of the Public
  Buildings Act of 1959 (40 U.S.C. 612(1))) which is used as office space
  for a Federal agency, including a building which is leased as office space
  for a Federal agency.