H.R.3858 - Pets Evacuation and Transportation Standards Act of 2006109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Lantos, Tom [D-CA-12] (Introduced 09/22/2005)|
|Committees:||House - Transportation and Infrastructure | Senate - Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs|
|Latest Action:||10/06/2006 Became Public Law No: 109-308. (TXT | PDF) (All Actions)|
|Major Recorded Votes:||05/22/2006 : Passed House|
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Summary: H.R.3858 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Public Law No: 109-308 (10/06/2006)
(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the Senate on August 4, 2006. The summary of that version is repeated here.)
Pets Evacuation and Transportation Standards Act of 2006 - Amends the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to require the Director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to ensure that state and local emergency preparedness operational plans address the needs of individuals with household pets and service animals prior to, during, and following a major disaster or emergency.
Authorizes the Director to: (1) study and develop plans that take into account the needs of individuals with pets and service animals prior to, during, and following a major disaster or emergency; and (2) make financial contributions, on the basis of programs or projects approved by the Director, to the states and local authorities for animal emergency preparedness purposes, including the procurement, construction, leasing, or renovating of emergency shelter facilities and materials that will accommodate people with pets and service animals.
Authorizes federal agencies to provide, as assistance essential to meeting threats to life and property resulting from a major disaster, rescue, care, shelter, and essential needs to individuals with household pets and service animals and to such pets and animals.