S.160 - Good Samaritan Search and Recovery Act114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Heller, Dean [R-NV] (Introduced 01/13/2015)|
|Committees:||Senate - Energy and Natural Resources|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 05/21/2015 Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Senate Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held. With printed Hearing: S.Hrg. 114-380. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.160 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (01/13/2015)
Good Samaritan Search and Recovery Act
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.
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.
Requires Interior and USDA to 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.