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Public Law No: 111-263 (10/08/2010)

 
[111th Congress Public Law 263]
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Public Law 111-263
111th Congress

                                 An Act


 
   To provide increased access to the Federal supply schedules of the 
    General Services Administration to the American Red Cross, other 
 qualified organizations, and State and local governments. <<NOTE: Oct. 
                         8, 2010 -  [S. 2868]>> 

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled, <<NOTE: Federal Supply 
Schedules Usage Act of 2010.>> 
SECTION 1. <<NOTE: 40 USC 101 note.>> SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``Federal Supply Schedules Usage Act of 
2010''.
SEC. 2. AUTHORITY OF THE AMERICAN RED CROSS AND OTHER QUALIFIED 
                    ORGANIZATIONS TO USE FEDERAL SUPPLY SCHEDULES 
                    FOR CERTAIN GOODS AND SERVICES.

    Section 502 of title 40, United States Code, is amended by adding at 
the end the following new subsection:
    ``(e) Use of Supply Schedules by the Red Cross and Other Qualified 
Organizations.--
            ``(1) In general.--The Administrator may provide for the use 
        by the American National Red Cross and other qualified 
        organizations of Federal supply schedules. Purchases under this 
        authority by the American National Red Cross shall be used in 
        furtherance of the purposes of the American National Red Cross 
        set forth in section 300102 of title 36, United States Code. 
        Purchases under this authority by other qualified organizations 
        shall be used in furtherance of purposes determined to be 
        appropriate to facilitate emergency preparedness and disaster 
        relief and set forth in guidance by the Administrator of General 
        Services, in consultation with the Administrator of the Federal 
        Emergency Management Agency.
            ``(2) Limitation.--The authority under this subsection may 
        not be used to purchase supplies for resale.
            ``(3) Qualified organization.--In this subsection, the term 
        `qualified organization' means a relief or disaster assistance 
        organization as described in section 309 of the Robert T. 
        Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 
        5152).''.
SEC. 3. DUTY OF USERS REGARDING USE OF FEDERAL SUPPLY SCHEDULES.

    Section 502 of title 40, United States Code, as amended by section 
2, is further amended by adding at the end the following new subsection:
    ``(f) Duty of Users Regarding Use of Supply Schedules.--All users of 
Federal supply schedules, including non-Federal users,

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shall use the schedules in accordance with the ordering guidance 
provided by the Administrator of General Services.''.
SEC. 4. AUTHORITY OF STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS TO USE SUPPLY 
                    SCHEDULES FOR CERTAIN GOODS AND SERVICES.

    Subsection (d)(1) of section 502 of title 40, United States Code, is 
amended by inserting ``, to facilitate disaster preparedness or 
response,'' after ``Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency 
Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 5121 et seq.)''.
SEC. 5. PAYGO COMPLIANCE.

    The budgetary effects of this Act, for the purpose of complying with 
the Statutory Pay-As-You-Go Act of 2010, shall be determined by 
reference to the latest statement titled ``Budgetary Effects of PAYGO 
Legislation'' for this Act, submitted for printing in the Congressional 
Record by the Chairman of the House Budget Committee, provided that such 
statement has been submitted prior to the vote on passage.

    Approved October 8, 2010.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--S. 2868:
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HOUSE REPORTS: No. 111-587 (Comm. on Oversight and Government Reform).
SENATE REPORTS: No. 111-192 (Comm. on Homeland Security and Governmental 
Affairs).
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 156 (2010):
            May 24, considered and passed Senate.
            Sept. 15, considered and passed House, amended.
            Sept. 27, Senate concurred in House amendments.

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