H.R. 3858, the `Pets Evacuation and Transportation Standards Act of 2005'

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  1. KenH

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    Please tell your Congressman to support H.R. 3858, the `Pets Evacuation and Transportation Standards Act of 2005'.

    Thank you.


    HR 3858 IH

    109th CONGRESS

    1st Session

    H. R. 3858

    To amend the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to ensure that State and local emergency preparedness operational plans address the needs of individuals with household pets and service animals following a major disaster or emergency.


    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

    September 22, 2005

    Mr. LANTOS (for himself, Mr. SHAYS, Mr. YOUNG of Alaska, Mr. OBERSTAR, and Mr. FRANK of Massachusetts) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure


    A BILL
    To amend the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to ensure that State and local emergency preparedness operational plans address the needs of individuals with household pets and service animals following a major disaster or emergency.


    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 `Pets Evacuation and Transportation Standards Act of 2005'.

    SEC. 2. STANDARDS FOR STATE AND LOCAL EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS OPERATIONAL PLANS.

    Section 613 of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 5196b) is amended--

    (1) by redesignating subsection (g) as subsection (h); and

    (2) by inserting after subsection (f) the following:

    `(g) Standards for State and Local Emergency Preparedness Operational Plans- In approving standards for State and local emergency preparedness operational plans pursuant to subsection (b)(3), the Director shall ensure that such plans take into account the needs of individuals with household pets and service animals following a major disaster or emergency.'.


    - https://community.hsus.org/campaign/pets_act_house/explanation

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