H.R.1850 - Supporting Research and Development for First Responders Act117th Congress (2021-2022) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Rice, Kathleen M. [D-NY-4] (Introduced 03/11/2021)|
|Committees:||House - Homeland Security | Senate - Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 07/21/2021 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.1850 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/11/2021)
Supporting Research and Development for First Responders Act
This bill directs the Department of Homeland Security to designate the National Urban Security Technology Laboratory as a science and technology laboratory responsible for testing and evaluating emerging technologies and conducting research and development to assist emergency response providers in preparing for, and protecting against, threats of terrorism.
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; and (2) act as a technical advisor to emergency response providers.