S.1615 - Domestic Refugee Resettlement Reform and Modernization Act of 2015114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Stabenow, Debbie [D-MI] (Introduced 06/18/2015)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 06/18/2015 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1615 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (06/18/2015)
Domestic Refugee Resettlement Reform and Modernization Act of 2015
Requires the Government Accountability Office to study the effectiveness of the Office of Refugee Resettlement's domestic refugee resettlement programs.
Requires the Office of Refugee Resettlement to: (1) ensure that refugee assistance is provided to qualifying refugees who are secondary migrants; (2) report to Congress regarding states experiencing departures and arrivals due to secondary migration; and (3) expand the Office's data analysis, collection, and sharing activities to include data on mental and physical medical cases, housing needs, and refugee employment.
Requires the Department of State and the Department of Health and Human Services to provide refugee resettlement guidance to appropriate national, state, and local entities.