H.R.373 - Good Samaritan Search and Recovery Act114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Heck, Joseph J. [R-NV-3] (Introduced 01/14/2015)|
|Committees:||House - Natural Resources; Agriculture | Senate - Energy and Natural Resources|
|Committee Reports:||H. Rept. 114-75; S. Rept. 114-193|
|Latest Action:||12/16/2015 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 338. (All Actions)|
|Roll Call Votes:||There has been 1 roll call vote|
This bill has the status Passed House
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Summary: H.R.373 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Reported to Senate without amendment (12/16/2015)
(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the House on April 28, 2015. The summary of that version is repeated here.)
Good Samaritan Search and Recovery Act
(Sec. 2) This bill directs the Department of the Interior and the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to implement a process to provide eligible organizations and individuals expedited access to federal land to conduct good Samaritan search-and-recovery missions, which are searches for one or more missing individuals believed to be deceased at the time that the search is initiated.
The bill sets forth procedures for the approval or denial of requests made by eligible organizations or individuals to carry out a good Samaritan search-and-recovery mission.
Interior and USDA shall develop search-and-recovery focused partnerships with search-and-recovery organizations to coordinate good Samaritan search-and-recovery missions, and expedite and accelerate mission efforts for missing individuals.