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Public Law No: 116-48 (08/22/2019)

 
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Public Law 116-48
116th Congress

                                 An Act


 
   To amend section 327 of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and 
   Emergency Assistance Act to clarify that National Urban Search and 
         Rescue Response System task forces may include Federal 
            employees. <<NOTE: Aug. 22, 2019 -  [H.R. 639]>> 

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. FEDERAL EMPLOYEES AND NATIONAL URBAN SEARCH AND RESCUE 
                              RESPONSE SYSTEM TASK FORCES.

    Section 327 of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency 
Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 5165f) is amended by adding at the end the 
following:
    ``(p) Federal Employees.--Nothing in this section shall be construed 
to mean that a task force may not include Federal employees. In the case 
of a Federal employee detailed to a task force, the sponsoring agency 
shall enter into an agreement with the relevant employing Federal 
agency.''.

    Approved August 22, 2019.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--H.R. 639 (S. 1521):
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HOUSE REPORTS: No. 116-29 (Comm. on Transportation and Infrastructure).
SENATE REPORTS: No. 116-60 (Comm. on Homeland Security and Governmental 
Affairs) accompanying S. 1521.
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 165 (2019):
            Apr. 8, considered and passed House.
            July 31, considered and passed Senate.

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