S.2483 - Law Enforcement Assistance Force Act of 2005109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Ensign, John [R-NV] (Introduced 03/30/2006)|
|Committees:||Senate - Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs|
|Latest Action:||03/30/2006 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.2483 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (03/30/2006)
Law Enforcement Assistance Force Act of 2005 or LEAF Act - Directs the Secretary of Homeland Security to establish a Law Enforcement Assistance Force (Force) to facilitate the contributions of retired law enforcement officers and agents during major disasters. Outlines Force eligibility requirements. Authorizes the Secretary to request eligible participants to assist efforts of federal, state, or local government law enforcement agencies in responding to such disasters.
Requires a participant to remain in an assignment for the lesser of: (1) the period during which the law enforcement agency needs such services; or (2) 30 days.