H.R.6048 - COUNT Victims Act115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Velazquez, Nydia M. [D-NY-7] (Introduced 06/07/2018)|
|Committees:||House - Transportation and Infrastructure|
|Latest Action:||House - 06/08/2018 Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.6048 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (06/07/2018)
Counting Our Unexpected Natural Tragedies' Victims Act of 2018 or the COUNT Victims Act
This bill directs the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to contract with the National Academy of Medicine to conduct a study of matters concerning best practices in mortality counts as a result of a major disaster. A report on the study must be completed and transmitted to FEMA within two years after the contract date of September 30, 2018.
The study shall address approaches to quantifying mortality and significant morbidity among populations affected by major disasters and shall include best practices and policy recommendations.