H. R. 2434
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
May 1, 2019
Mr. Rush introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on House Administration
To resume the operation of the page program for the House of Representatives.
This Act may be cited as the
Promoting American Government Education Act or the
Resumption of operation of page program for House of Representatives
Resumption of program
Effective beginning with the first semester of the first academic year which begins after the appointment of members of the House of Representatives Page Board under subsection (c), the Speaker of the House of Representatives shall provide for the resumption of the operation of the page program for the House of Representatives which was in operation during the One Hundred Tenth Congress.
Appointment of member of House of Representatives Page Board To represent interests of pages
Section 2(a) of House Resolution 611, Ninety-seventh Congress, agreed to November 30, 1982, as enacted into permanent law by section 127 of Public Law 97–377 (2 U.S.C. 4912(a)), is amended—
and at the end of paragraph (3);
by redesignating paragraph (4) as paragraph (5); and
by inserting after paragraph (3) the following new paragraph:
one individual who has expertise in representing the legal interests of minors, such as by serving as a guardian ad litem; and
Section 2(b) of such Resolution (2 U.S.C. 4912(b)) is amended by striking
paragraphs (2) and (3) and inserting
paragraphs (2), (3), and (4).
Process for appointment of members of Page Board
Deadline for appointment
Not later than 90 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Speaker and the Minority Leader of the House shall appoint members of the House of Representatives Page Board under section 2 of House Resolution 611, Ninety-seventh Congress, agreed to November 30, 1982, as enacted into permanent law by section 127 of Public Law 97–377 (2 U.S.C. 4912).
Special rule for appointment of member who was parent of a page
Notwithstanding paragraph (2) of section 2(a) of the House Resolution referred to in paragraph (1) (2 U.S.C. 4912(a)), the Speaker and the Minority Leader may appoint as a member of the House of Representatives Page Board under such paragraph an individual who, at any time prior to the individual’s appointment, was a parent of a page participating in the page program of the House of Representatives.