Text: H.R.5422 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (11/24/2004)


108th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 5422


To support the Boy Scouts of America and the Girl Scouts of the United States of America.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

November 24, 2004

Mrs. Jo Ann Davis of Virginia introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Government Reform


A BILL

To support the Boy Scouts of America and the Girl Scouts of the United States of America.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Support our Scouts.

(a) Definition.—In this section the term “Federal agency” means each department, agency, instrumentality, or other entity of the United States Government.

(b) In general.—No Federal law (including any rule, regulation, directive, instruction, or order) shall be construed to limit any Federal agency from providing any form of support to the Boy Scouts of America or the Girl Scouts of the United States of America (or any organization chartered by the Boy Scouts of America or the Girl Scouts of the United States of America), including—

(1) holding meetings, jamborees, camporees, or other scouting activities on Federal property if such organization has received permission from the appropriate Federal official responsible for such property; or

(2) hosting or sponsoring any official event of such organization.