Summary: H.R.5006 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (04/13/2010)

White House Conference on Haiti Act of 2010 - Directs: (1) the President to call the White House Conference on Haiti, to be convened not later than six months after the selection of the Policy Committee, in order to make fundamental policy recommendations on ways to assist in Haiti's recovery and long-term development; and (2) the Secretary of State and the Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS) to plan and conduct the Conference.

Establishes the Policy Committee not later than June 30, 2010, and requires a preliminary and final report from the Committee.

Requires, within one year after the Conference adjourns, an initial status report from the Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs on the implementation of the recommendations, as well as subsequent status reports every five years thereafter from the Comptroller General until all final report recommendations are achieved.

Requires specified congressional committee hearings on the recommendations, status reports, and recovery and long-term development of Haiti.