Text: H.R.4509 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (01/26/2010)


111th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 4509

To reauthorize the national small business tree planting program, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
January 26, 2010

Mr. Schrader (for himself, Mr. Davis of Tennessee, and Mr. Blumenauer) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Small Business


A BILL

To reauthorize the national small business tree planting program, 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. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Small Business Environmental Stewardship Assistance Act of 2010”.

SEC. 2. Reauthorization of the national small business tree planting program.

(a) Authorization of appropriations.—Section 24(e) of the Small Business Act (15 U.S.C. 651(e)) is amended—

(1) by striking “year 1991 and” and inserting “year 1991,”;

(2) by inserting after “through 1997,” the following: “and $50,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2011 through 2015,”; and

(3) by adding at the end the following: “Not more than 20 percent of such sums each fiscal year may be used by the Administrator for administrative costs relating to this section.”.

(b) Rules and regulations.—Section 24(f) of the Small Business Act (15 U.S.C. 651(f)) is amended by striking “date of enactment of this section” each place it appears and inserting “date of enactment of the Small Business Environmental Stewardship Assistance Act of 2010”.

(c) Annual report to President and Congress.—Section 24(h) of the Small Business Act (15 U.S.C. 651(h)) is amended by striking “The Administrator shall submit annually” and inserting “Not later than one year after the date of enactment of the Small Business Environmental Stewardship Assistance Act of 2010 and annually thereafter, the Administrator shall submit”.