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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 Aug 3, 2019 (Passed Congress).


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One Hundred Sixteenth Congress of the United States of America

At the First Session

H. R. 639

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:

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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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Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Vice President of the United States and President of the Senate.