Text: H.R.5222 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Information (Except Text)

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110th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 5222


To rescind funds appropriated by the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2008, for the City of Berkeley, California, and any entities located in such city, and to provide that such funds shall be transferred to the Operation and Maintenance, Marine Corps account of the Department of Defense for the purposes of recruiting.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 6, 2008

Mr. Campbell of California (for himself, Mr. Boehner, Mr. Putnam, Mr. Carter, Mr. Hunter, Mr. Sam Johnson of Texas, Mr. Saxton, Mr. Wilson of South Carolina, Mr. Lamborn, Mr. Burgess, Mr. Kline of Minnesota, Mr. Poe, Mr. Rohrabacher, Mr. Rogers of Michigan, Mr. Broun of Georgia, Mr. Issa, Mr. Tiahrt, Mr. Burton of Indiana, Ms. Fallin, Mr. McCotter, Mr. Gohmert, Mr. Pitts, Mr. Herger, Mr. Feeney, Mr. McHenry, Mr. Franks of Arizona, Mr. Sessions, Mr. Walberg, Mr. Mack, Mr. Calvert, Mr. Keller of Florida, Mr. Boustany, Mr. Sullivan, Mrs. Schmidt, Mr. Brady of Texas, Mr. Conaway, Mr. Gingrey, Ms. Foxx, Mr. Miller of Florida, Mr. Cannon, Mr. Hall of Texas, Mr. King of Iowa, Mr. Hensarling, Mrs. Capito, and Mr. King of New York) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Appropriations


A BILL

To rescind funds appropriated by the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2008, for the City of Berkeley, California, and any entities located in such city, and to provide that such funds shall be transferred to the Operation and Maintenance, Marine Corps account of the Department of Defense for the purposes of recruiting.

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

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Semper Fi Act”.

SEC. 2. Rescission and transfer of funds.

(a) Rescission of certain earmarks.—All of the amounts appropriated by the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2008 (Public Law 110–161) and the accompanying report for congressional directed spending items for the City of Berkeley, California, or entities located in such city are hereby rescinded.

(b) Transfer of funds to Operation and Maintenance, Marine Corps.—The amounts rescinded under subsection (a) shall be transferred to the “Operation and Maintenance, Marine Corps” account of the Department of Defense for fiscal year 2008 to be used for recruiting purposes.

(c) Congressional directed spending item defined.—In this section, the term “congressional directed spending item” has the meaning given such term in paragraph 5(a) of rule XLIV of the Standing Rules of the Senate.