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H.R. 639: To amend section 327 of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to clarify that National Urban Search and Rescue Response System task forces may include Federal employees.

The text of the bill below is as of Apr 9, 2019 (Referred to Senate Committee).


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116th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 639

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

April 9, 2019

Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

AN ACT

To amend section 327 of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to clarify that National Urban Search and Rescue Response System task forces may include Federal employees.

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Federal employees and National Urban Search and Rescue Response System task forces

Section 327 of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 5165f) is amended by adding at the end the following:

(p)

Federal employees

Nothing in this section shall be construed to mean that a task force may not include Federal employees. In the case of a Federal employee detailed to a task force, the sponsoring agency shall enter into an agreement with the relevant employing Federal agency.

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Passed the House of Representatives April 8, 2019.

Cheryl L. Johnson,

Clerk.