Text: H.R.181 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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[H.R. 181 Introduced in House (IH)]







111th CONGRESS
  1st Session
                                H. R. 181

   To permit members of the House of Representatives to donate used 
     computer equipment to public elementary and secondary schools 
                       designated by the members.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                            January 6, 2009

 Mr. Serrano introduced the following bill; which was referred to the 
                   Committee on House Administration

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                                 A BILL


 
   To permit members of the House of Representatives to donate used 
     computer equipment to public elementary and secondary schools 
                       designated by the members.

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

SECTION 1. PERMITTING MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO DONATE 
              USED COMPUTER EQUIPMENT TO PUBLIC SCHOOLS.

    (a) In General.--Section 104(a)(3) of the Legislative Branch 
Appropriations Act, 1987 (as incorporated by reference in section 
101(j) of Public Law 99-500 and Public Law 99-591) (2 U.S.C. 117e(3)) 
is amended to read as follows:
            ``(3)(A) At the request of a member of the House of 
        Representatives, in the case of equipment consisting of 
        computers and related peripheral tools previously used by the 
        member, the Clerk may donate the equipment to a public 
        elementary or secondary school (as defined in section 9101 of 
        the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965) without 
        regard to whether the donation meets the requirements of the 
        second sentence of paragraph (2).
            ``(B) At the request of the member who previously used the 
        equipment, if the Clerk donates equipment under this paragraph, 
        the Clerk shall donate the equipment to a school designated by 
        the member.''.
    (b) Effective Date.--The amendments made by subsection (a) shall 
take effect June 1, 2009.
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