S.2908 - Weapons of Mass Destruction Civil Support Team Act of 2002107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Feingold, Russell D. [D-WI] (Introduced 09/05/2002)|
|Committees:||Senate - Armed Services|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 09/05/2002 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Armed Services. (text of measure as introduced: CR S8307) (All Actions)|
This bill has the status Introduced
Here are the steps for Status of Legislation:
Text: S.2908 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Information (Except Text)
There is one version of the bill.
Text available as:
- PDF (PDF provides a complete and accurate display of this text.) Tip?
Introduced in Senate (09/05/2002)
[Congressional Bills 107th Congress] [From the U.S. Government Printing Office] [S. 2908 Introduced in Senate (IS)] 107th CONGRESS 2d Session S. 2908 To require the Secretary of Defense to establish at least one Weapons of Mass Destruction Civil Support Team in each State, and for other purposes. _______________________________________________________________________ IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES September 5, 2002 Mr. Feingold (for himself, Mr. Leahy, Mr. Lieberman, Mr. Kohl, Mr. Reid, Mr. Sarbanes, Mr. Torricelli, and Mr. Jeffords) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Armed Services _______________________________________________________________________ A BILL To require the Secretary of Defense to establish at least one Weapons of Mass Destruction Civil Support Team in each State, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. This Act may be cited as the ``Weapons of Mass Destruction Civil Support Team Act of 2002''. SEC. 2. ESTABLISHMENT OF AT LEAST ONE WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION CIVIL SUPPORT TEAM IN EACH STATE. (a) Requirement.--The Secretary of Defense shall ensure that there is established, by not later than September 30, 2003, at least one Weapons of Mass Destruction Civil Support Team in each State. (b) Definitions.--In this section: (1) The term ``Weapons of Mass Destruction Civil Support Team'' means a team that-- (A) provides support for emergency preparedness programs to prepare for or to respond to any emergency involving the use of a weapon of mass destruction (as defined in section 1403 of the Defense Against Weapons of Mass Destruction Act of 1996 (50 U.S.C. 2302)); and (B) is composed of members of National Guard who are performing duties as members of the team under the authority of subsection (c) of section 12310 of title 10, United States Code, while serving on active duty as described in subsection (a) of such section or on full- time National Guard duty under section 502(f) of title 32, United States Code. (2) The term ``State'' includes the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and Guam. (c) Funding.--The costs of establishing Weapons of Mass Destruction Civil Support Teams to comply with the requirement in subsection (a), and the costs of training and equipping the teams established to comply with such requirement, may be paid (to the extent properly allocable on the bases of purpose and period of availability) out of funds authorized to be appropriated for fiscal year 2003 for purposes as follows: (1) For the Army, for-- (A) military personnel; (B) operation and maintenance; (C) other procurement; or (D) military construction. (2) For the Air Force for military personnel. (3) For the Department of Defense for the chemical and biological defense program. <all>