S.2793 - Strengthening and Updating Resources and Equipment Act111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Leahy, Patrick J. [D-VT] (Introduced 11/18/2009)|
|Committees:||Senate - Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs|
|Latest Action:||11/18/2009 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. (text of measure as introduced: CR S11495) (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.2793 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (11/18/2009)
Strengthening and Updating Resources and Equipment Act or the SURE Act - Amends the Homeland Security Act to permit grants awarded under the State Homeland Security Grant Program or the Urban Area Security Initiative to be used for maintenance agreements, user fees, or sustainment costs for purchased equipment related to preventing, preparing for, protecting against, and responding to acts of terrorism.
Prohibits the Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) from imposing: (1) a limit on the amount of any such award that may be used to pay for equipment purchase and maintenance costs; and (2) any additional limitation, including any fiscal year limitation, on the amount of any such award that may be used for a specific type, purpose, or category of equipment purchase or maintenance cost.