H.R.4991 - Supporting Research and Development for First Responders Act115th Congress (2017-2018) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Donovan, Daniel M., Jr. [R-NY-11] (Introduced 02/08/2018)|
|Committees:||House - Homeland Security | Senate - Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs|
|Committee Reports:||H. Rept. 115-756|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 06/20/2018 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.4991 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Passed House amended (06/19/2018)
Supporting Research and Development for First Responders Act
(Sec. 2) This bill amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to direct the Department of Homeland Security to designate the National Urban Security Technology Laboratory, previously known as the Environmental Measurements Laboratory, as an additional laboratory.
The laboratory shall: (1) conduct tests, evaluations, and assessments of current and emerging technologies, including cybersecurity of such technologies that can connect to the Internet, for emergency response providers; (2) conduct research and development on radiological and nuclear response and recovery; and (3) act as a technical advisor to emergency response providers.