H. R. 2392
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
June 24, 2011
Mr. Peterson introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform
To authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to enter into building leasing agreements.
Authority of Secretary of Agriculture to enter into lease agreements
Section 585 of title 40, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following new subsection:
Special leasing authority for Secretary of Agriculture
The authority provided to the Administrator under subsection (a)(1) with respect to entering into lease agreements shall also apply to the Secretary of Agriculture for purposes of entering into lease agreements for the Department of Agriculture or any agency, administration, or service thereof.