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Hr 1 2009 Stimulus Bill Passes

Hr 1 2009 Stimulus Bill Passes

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04/13/2015

 
111
TH
CONGRESS 1
ST
S
ESSION
 
H. R. 1
Making supplemental appropriations for job preservation and creation, infra-structure investment, energy efficiency and science, assistance to the  unemployed, and State and local fiscal stabilization, for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2009, and for other purposes.
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
Mr. O
BEY 
(for himself, Mr. R
 ANGEL
, Mr. W 
 AXMAN
, Mr. G
EORGE
M
ILLER
of California, Mr. O
BERSTAR
, Mr. G
ORDON
of Tennessee, Mr. F
RANK 
of Massachusetts, Ms. V 
ELAZQUEZ
, and Mr. T
OWNS
) introduced the fol-lowing bill; which was referred to the Committee on
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A BILL
 
Making supplemental appropriations for job preservation and creation, infrastructure investment, energy efficiency and science, assistance to the unemployed, and State and local fiscal stabilization, for the fiscal year ending Sep-tember 30, 2009, and for other purposes.
 Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representa-
1
tives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
2
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.
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This Act may be cited as the ‘‘American Recovery
4
and Reinvestment Act of 2009’’.
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SEC. 2. TABLE OF CONTENTS.
1
The table of contents for this Act is as follows:
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DIVISION A—APPROPRIATION PROVISIONS TITLE I—GENERAL PROVISIONS TITLE II—AGRICULTURE, NUTRITION, AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT TITLE III—COMMERCE, JUSTICE, AND SCIENCE TITLE IV—DEFENSE TITLE V—ENERGY AND WATER TITLE VI—FINANCIAL SERVICES AND GENERAL GOVERNMENT TITLE VII—HOMELAND SECURITY TITLE VIII—INTERIOR AND ENVIRONMENT TITLE IX—LABOR, HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, AND EDU-CATION TITLE X—MILITARY CONSTRUCTION AND VETERANS AFFAIRS TITLE XI—DEPARTMENT OF STATE TITLE XII—TRANSPORTATION, AND HOUSING AND URBAN DEVEL-OPMENT TITLE XIII—STATE FISCAL STABILIZATION FUND DIVISION B—OTHER PROVISIONS TITLE I—TAX PROVISIONS TITLE II—ASSISTANCE FOR UNEMPLOYED WORKERS AND STRUG-GLING FAMILIES TITLE III—HEALTH INSURANCE ASSISTANCE FOR THE UNEM-PLOYED TITLE IV—HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY TITLE V—MEDICAID PROVISIONS TITLE VI—BROADBAND COMMUNICATIONS TITLE VII—ENERGY 
SEC. 3. PURPOSES AND PRINCIPLES.
3
(a) S
TATEMENT OF
P
URPOSES
.—The purposes of
4
this Act include the following:
5
(1) To preserve and create jobs and promote
6
economic recovery.
7
(2) To assist those most impacted by the reces-
8
sion.
9
(3) To provide investments needed to increase
10
economic efficiency by spurring technological ad-
11
 vances in science and health.
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3(4) To invest in transportation, environmental
1
protection, and other infrastructure that will provide
2
long-term economic benefits.
3
(5) To stabilize State and local government
4
 budgets, in order to minimize and avoid reductions
5
in essential services and counterproductive state and
6
local tax increases.
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(b) G
ENERAL
P
RINCIPLES
C
ONCERNING
U
SE OF
 
8
F
UNDS
.—The President and the heads of Federal depart-
9
ments and agencies shall manage and expend the funds
10
made available in this Act so as to achieve the purposes
11
specified in subsection (a), including commencing expendi-
12
tures and activities as quickly as possible consistent with
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prudent management.
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SEC. 4. REFERENCES.
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Except as expressly provided otherwise, any reference
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to ‘‘this Act’’ contained in any division of this Act shall
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 be treated as referring only to the provisions of that divi-
18
sion.
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SEC. 5. EMERGENCY DESIGNATIONS.
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(a) I
N
G
ENERAL
.—Each amount in this Act is des-
21
ignated as an emergency requirement and necessary to
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meet emergency needs pursuant to section 204(a) of S.
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Con. Res. 21 (110th Congress) and section 301(b)(2) of
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