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H.R. 7215 - Federal Government Advertising Equity Accountability Act

Introduced: 2018-12-03
Bill Status: Referred to the House Committee on the Budget.
 
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115th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 7215


    To require a report on expenditures for contracts for advertising services, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

December 3, 2018

    Ms. Norton introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Budget


A BILL

    To require a report on expenditures for contracts for advertising services, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Federal Government Advertising Equity Accountability Act”.

SEC. 2. Report on expenditures for contracts for advertising services.

(a) In general.—Section 1105(a) of title 31, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following new paragraph:

“(40) The following information with respect to each executive agency:

“(A) Expenditures of the executive agency for the prior fiscal year and the current fiscal year, respectively, for—

“(i) all contracts for advertising services; and

“(ii) contracts for the advertising services of—

“(I) socially and economically disadvantaged small business concerns (as defined in section 8(a)(4) of the Small Business Act (15 U.S.C. 637(a)(4)); and

“(II) women- and minority-owned businesses.

“(B) Estimated expenditures of the executive agency for the fiscal year for which the budget is submitted for—

“(i) all contracts for advertising services; and

“(ii) contracts for the advertising services of—

“(I) socially and economically disadvantaged small business concerns (as defined in section 8(a)(4) of the Small Business Act (15 U.S.C. 637(a)(4)); and

“(II) women- and minority-owned businesses.”.

(b) Application date.—The amendment made by this Act shall apply to the report submitted under section 1105(a) of title 31, United States Code, for fiscal year 2020, and each fiscal year thereafter.


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