H.R.1372 - Homeland Security for Children Act115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Payne, Donald M., Jr. [D-NJ-10] (Introduced 03/06/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Homeland Security; Transportation and Infrastructure | Senate - Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs|
|Committee Reports:||H. Rept. 115-92|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 04/26/2017 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1372 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Passed House amended (04/25/2017)
Homeland Security for Children Act
(Sec. 2) This bill amends the Homeland Security Act to include among the functions of the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS's) Office of Strategy, Policy, and Plans to review and incorporate into DHS policy feedback from organizations representing the needs of children.
(Sec. 3) The bill directs the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to identify and integrate the needs of children into activities to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from, and mitigate against the risk of natural disasters, acts of terrorism, and other man-made disasters, including by appointing a technical expert to coordinate such integration.