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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 Jan 17, 2019 (Introduced).


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116th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 639

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 17, 2019

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

A BILL

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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