To amend title 36, United States Code to enhance oversight of the American National Red Cross by the Government Accountability Office and Inspectors General at the Departments of Homeland Security, Treasury, and State, and require the Department of Homeland Security to conduct a pilot program with the American National Red Cross to research and develop mechanisms for the Department to better leverage social media to improve preparedness and response capabilities, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Mississippi's 2nd congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Sep 16, 2015
Length: 9 pages
114th Congress (2015–2017)
This bill was introduced on September 16, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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5 Cosponsors (5 Democrats)
Sep 16, 2015
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H.R. 3517 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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