[United States Statutes at Large, Volume 120, 109th Congress, 2nd Session]
[From the U.S. Government Printing Office, www.gpo.gov]

120 STAT. 333

Public Law 109-218
109th Congress

An Act


 
To amend the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance
Act to clarify the preference for local firms in the award of certain
contracts for disaster relief activities.  NOTE: Apr. 20, 2006 -  [H.R.
4979]

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the
United States of America in Congress  NOTE: Local Community Recovery
Act of 2006. 42 USC 5121 note.  assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

This Act may be cited as the ``Local Community Recovery Act of
2006''.

SEC. 2. USE OF LOCAL FIRMS AND INDIVIDUALS FOR DISASTER RELIEF
ACTIVITIES.

Section 307 of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency
Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 5150) is amended by adding at the end the
following: ``In carrying out this section, a contract or agreement may
be set aside for award based on a specific geographic area.''.

SEC. 3. SENSE OF CONGRESS.

It is the sense of Congress that the Corps of Engineers should
promptly implement the decision of the Government Accountability Office
in solicitation W912EE-06-R-0005, dated March 20, 2006.

Approved April 20, 2006.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--H.R. 4979:
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CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 152 (2006):
Mar. 28, considered and passed House.
Apr. 6, considered and passed Senate.