S.1181 - Good Samaritan Search and Recovery Act115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Heller, Dean [R-NV] (Introduced 05/18/2017)|
|Committees:||Senate - Energy and Natural Resources|
|Committee Reports:||S. Rept. 115-225|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 04/11/2018 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 373. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1181 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (05/18/2017)
Good Samaritan Search and Recovery Act
This bill 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.
The bill 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.
Interior and USDA shall 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.