H.R. 2182 (111th): Enhanced Oversight of State and Local Economic Recovery Act

Introduced:
Apr 29, 2009 (111th Congress, 2009–2010)
Status:
Died (Passed House)
See Instead:

S. 1064 (same title)
Reported by Committee — May 20, 2009

Sponsor
Edolphus “Ed” Towns
Representative for New York's 10th congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
May 20, 2009
Length
6 pages
Related Bills
S. 1064 (identical)

Reported by Committee
Last Action: May 20, 2009

 
Status

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on May 19, 2009 but was never passed by the Senate.

Progress
Introduced Apr 29, 2009
Referred to Committee Apr 29, 2009
Reported by Committee May 06, 2009
Passed House May 19, 2009
 
Full Title

To amend the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 to provide for enhanced State and local oversight of activities conducted pursuant to such Act, and for other purposes.

Summary

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Cosponsors
6 cosponsors (4D, 2R) (show)
Committees

House Oversight and Government Reform

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Library of Congress Summary

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5/19/2009--Passed House without amendment.
Enhanced Oversight of State and Local Economic Recovery Act - Amends the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 to require federal agencies receiving funds under such Act, subject to guidance from the Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), to reasonably adjust applicable limits on administrative expenditures for federal awards to help award recipients defray costs of data collection, auditing, contract and grant planning and management, and investigations of waste, fraud, and abuse required under such Act. Authorizes state and local governments receiving funds to set aside up to .5% of such funds, in addition to any funds already allocated to administrative expenditures, to conduct planning and oversight to prevent and detect waste, fraud, and abuse.
Authorizes the Administrator of the General Services Administration (GSA) to provide for the use by state and local governments of GSA federal supply schedules for goods or services that are funded by such Act. Makes participation by a firm that sells to a state or local government through such schedule voluntary.
Requires the OMB Director to issue guidance to ensure accurate and consistent reporting of "jobs created" and "jobs retained" as those terms are used in such Act.

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