Text: S.3897 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (09/29/2010)


111th CONGRESS
2d Session
S. 3897


To extend the final report deadline and otherwise reauthorize the National Commission on Children and Disasters.


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

September 29, 2010

Mr. Dodd (for himself and Ms. Landrieu) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions


A BILL

To extend the final report deadline and otherwise reauthorize the National Commission on Children and Disasters.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “National Commission on Children and Disasters Reauthorization Act of 2010”.

SEC. 2. National Commission on Children and Disasters Reauthorization.

(a) Deadline for filling vacancies.—Paragraph (2) of section 605(g) of the Kids in Disasters Well-being, Safety, and Health Act of 2007 (title VI of division G of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2008 (Public Law 110–161; 121 Stat. 1844, 2213)) is amended by inserting “not later than 90 days after the date of vacancy” after “shall be filled”.

(b) Frequency of interim reports.—Subsection (a) of section 611 of the Kids in Disasters Well-being, Safety, and Health Act of 2007 is amended—

(1) in the subsection heading, by striking “Interim report” and inserting “Interim reports”; and

(2) by inserting “and annually thereafter” after “first meeting”.

(c) Deadline for final report.—Subsection (c) of section 611 of the Kids in Disasters Well-being, Safety, and Health Act of 2007 is amended by striking “not later than 2 years after the date of its first meeting” and inserting “not later than December 31, 2012”.

(d) Authorization of appropriations.—Section 612 of such Act is amended to read as follows:

“SEC. 612. Authorization of appropriations.

“(a) In general.—There is authorized to be appropriated to carry out this title $1,500,000 for each of fiscal years 2011 and 2012, and $1,000,000 for fiscal year 2013.

“(b) Availability.—Amounts made available pursuant to subsection (a) shall remain available until expended.”.