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

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Introduced in House (01/06/2009)


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.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
January 6, 2009

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


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.