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S. 1521: 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.


The text of the bill below is as of Jul 22, 2019 (Reported by Senate Committee).


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Calendar No. 159

116th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 1521

[Report No. 116–60]

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

May 16, 2019

(for himself, Mr. Blunt, Mr. Scott of Florida, and Ms. Hassan) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

July 22, 2019

Reported by , without amendment

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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July 22, 2019

Reported without amendment