H. R. 4238
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
December 11, 2015
Ms. Meng (for herself, Mr. Royce, Mr. Becerra, Mr. Bera, Ms. Bordallo, Mr. Cárdenas, Ms. Judy Chu of California, Ms. Clarke of New York, Mr. Crowley, Ms. Duckworth, Mr. Engel, Ms. Eshoo, Mr. Grayson, Mr. Al Green of Texas, Mr. Grijalva, Mr. Honda, Ms. Lee, Mr. Ted Lieu of California, Ms. Matsui, Mr. McDermott, Mr. Scott of Virginia, Mr. Smith of Washington, Mr. Takai, Mr. Takano, Ms. Velázquez, Ms. Titus, Ms. Gabbard, Mr. Sablan, and Mr. Swalwell of California) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, 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
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.
Modernization of terms relating to minorities
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.
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.