Summary: H.R.542 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (01/14/2019)

Supporting Research and Development for First Responders Act

This bill directs the Department of Homeland Security to designate the National Urban Security Technology Laboratory, previously known as the Environmental Measurements Laboratory.

The laboratory shall (1) conduct tests, evaluations, and assessments of current and emerging technologies for emergency response providers, including cybersecurity of such technologies that can connect to the Internet; (2) conduct research and development on radiological and nuclear response and recovery; and (3) act as a technical advisor to emergency response providers.