Text: S.2868 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)
Public Law No: 111-263 (10/08/2010)
[111th Congress Public Law 263]
[From the U.S. Government Printing Office]
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Public Law 111-263
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
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
``(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.
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:
HOUSE REPORTS: No. 111-587 (Comm. on Oversight and Government Reform).
SENATE REPORTS: No. 111-192 (Comm. on Homeland Security and Governmental
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.