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

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[Congressional Bills 111th Congress]
[From the U.S. Government Printing Office]
[H.R. 4509 Introduced in House (IH)]

111th CONGRESS
  2d Session
                                H. R. 4509

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


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                    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

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                                 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''.
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