H.R. 5679 (111th): End the Stimulus Advertisement Act

111th Congress, 2009–2010. Text as of Jul 01, 2010 (Introduced).

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111th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 5679

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

July 1, 2010

(for himself, Mr. Mica, and Mr. Issa) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and in addition to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned

A BILL

To prevent funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 from being used for physical signage indicating that a project is funded by such Act, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the End the Stimulus Advertisement Act.

2.

Prohibition on use of funds

None of the funds appropriated or otherwise made available under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Public Law 111–5; 123 Stat. 115 et seq.) may be used for physical signage indicating that a project is funded by such Act.

3.

Reduction of obligational authority

(a)

In general

Under appropriations Acts providing funds for each of fiscal years 2011 and 2012, the total amount available for obligation for administrative expenses of an affected agency shall be the amount that would otherwise be available, reduced by 50 percent of the amount reported to have been expended under subsection (b).

(b)

Determination of amount

Not later than 90 days after the date of enactment of this Act, the head of each affected agency shall submit to the Office of Management and Budget a report containing a determination of the amount of funds expended before the date of enactment of this Act, if any, by the agency, or any grantee or other recipient of assistance from the agency, for physical signage indicating that a project was funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Public Law 111–5; 123 Stat. 115 et seq.).

(c)

Allocation

The Director of the Office of Management and Budget shall determine the allocation of the reduction required under subsection (a) among the accounts, and programs, projects, and activities within the accounts, of each affected agency.

(d)

Report

In each of fiscal years 2011 and 2012, the Director of the Office of Management and Budget shall submit to Congress a report containing information regarding the allocations of reductions determined under subsection (c).

(e)

Use of funds

The head of each affected agency shall deposit each amount of reduction determined under subsection (c) in the general fund of the Treasury for purposes of deficit reduction.

(f)

Affected agency defined

For the purposes of this section, an affected agency is an executive agency, as defined in section 105 of title 5, United States Code, that received funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Public Law 111–5; 123 Stat. 115 et seq.).