H.R.249 - Logan's Law111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Green, Gene [D-TX-29] (Introduced 01/07/2009)|
|Committees:||House - Oversight and Government Reform|
|Latest Action:||02/24/2009 Referred to the Subcommittee on Government Management, Organization, and Procurement.|
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Summary: H.R.249 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/07/2009)
Logan's Law - Requires the head of a federal agency that is carrying out a project involving the construction or modification of a culvert or other enclosed flood or drainage system to ensure that: (1) the system intake is protected by a covering sufficient to ensure that a child may not be swept into the system; (2) a sign warning of the hazard for a child is clearly posted at such intake; and (3) the system has a hinged opening, or other type of opening and closing mechanism, to permit emergency services personnel access.
Requires a federal agency providing financial assistance to a state or local government or other entity for a project carried out with federal funds to require compliance with this Act as a condition for the award of such assistance or any letter of intent.