H.R. 3517: American Red Cross Sunshine Act

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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Sep 16, 2015


Referred to Committee on Sep 16, 2015

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on September 16, 2015, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.


Bennie Thompson

Representative for Mississippi's 2nd congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 16, 2015
Length: 9 pages


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Sep 16, 2015

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