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H.R. 7114 - Natural Disaster Safe Inmate Relocation Act

Sponsor: Grace Meng (D)
Introduced: 2018-11-02
Bill Status: Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management.
 

Natural Disaster Safe Inmate Relocation Act

This bill directs the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to encourage states and localities that receive assistance under the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to adopt policies regarding the safe relocation of prisoners before, during, and after major disasters and emergencies.

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115th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 7114


    To require the Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency to encourage States and localities to adopt policies pertaining to the safe relocation of prisoners during major disasters and emergencies.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

November 2, 2018

    Ms. Meng introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure


A BILL

    To require the Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency to encourage States and localities to adopt policies pertaining to the safe relocation of prisoners during major disasters and emergencies.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Natural Disaster Safe Inmate Relocation Act”.

SEC. 2. Safe Inmate Relocation.

The Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency shall encourage States and localities that receive assistance under the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 5121 et seq.) to adopt policies regarding the safe relocation of prisoners before, during, and after major disasters and emergencies, as appropriate.


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