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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 Feb 29, 2016 (Passed the House).


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114th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 4238

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

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.

Passed the House of Representatives February 29, 2016.

Karen L. Haas,

Clerk.