S.2548 - Pets Evacuation and Transportation Standards Act of 2006109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Stevens, Ted [R-AK] (Introduced 04/05/2006)|
|Committees:||Senate - Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 04/05/2006 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. (All Actions)|
|Notes:||For further action, see H.R.3858, which became Public Law 109-308 on 10/6/2006.|
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Summary: S.2548 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (04/05/2006)
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.
Authorizes the Director to: (1) study and develop plans that address such needs; and (2) make financial contributions to the states and local authorities for animal emergency preparedness purposes, including for emergency shelter facilities.