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H.R. 4238 (114th): To amend the Department of Energy Organization Act and the Local Public Works Capital Development and Investment Act of 1976 to modernize terms relating to minorities.

The text of the bill below is as of May 10, 2016 (Passed Congress).


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One Hundred Fourteenth Congress of the United States of America

At the Second Session

H. R. 4238

AN ACT

To amend the Department of Energy Organization Act and the Local Public Works Capital Development and Investment Act of 1976 to modernize terms relating to minorities.

1.

Modernization of terms relating to minorities

(a)

Office of minority economic impact

Section 211(f)(1) of the Department of Energy Organization Act (42 U.S.C. 7141(f)(1)) is amended by striking a Negro, Puerto Rican, American Indian, Eskimo, Oriental, or Aleut or is a Spanish speaking individual of Spanish descent and inserting Asian American, Native Hawaiian, a Pacific Islander, African American, Hispanic, Puerto Rican, Native American, or an Alaska Native.

(b)

Minority business enterprises

Section 106(f)(2) of the Local Public Works Capital Development and Investment Act of 1976 (42 U.S.C. 6705(f)(2)) is amended by striking Negroes, Spanish-speaking, Orientals, Indians, Eskimos, and Aleuts and inserting Asian American, Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islanders, African American, Hispanic, Native American, or Alaska Natives.

Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Vice President of the United States and President of the Senate.