Text: H.R.3158 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (09/20/2013)


113th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 3158


To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to require recipients of State Homeland Security Grant Program funding to promote preparedness and planning for manmade and natural disasters at educational institutions, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

September 20, 2013

Mr. Payne (for himself and Mr. Thompson of Mississippi) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Homeland Security


A BILL

To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to require recipients of State Homeland Security Grant Program funding to promote preparedness and planning for manmade and natural disasters at educational institutions, and for other purposes.

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 “Secure America for Education in Our Schools Act” or the “SAFE in Our Schools Act”.

SEC. 2. Minimum contents of application for certain Homeland Security grant funds.

Section 2004(b)(2) of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 605(b)(2)) is amended by redesignating subparagraphs (B) and (C) as paragraphs (C) and (D), respectively, and by inserting after subparagraph (A) the following:

“(B) a certification that—

“(i) the State requires each institution of education for kindergarten through twelfth grade to develop an emergency response plan that includes provisions for—

“(I) evacuation relocation;

“(II) family-child reunification;

“(III) children with special needs; and

“(IV) addressing multiple disasters; and

“(ii) the State has adopted a strategy to ensure that each such institution develops a plan in accordance with clause (i) by the beginning of the academic year for 2015 or September 1, 2015, whichever is earlier;”.