S.607 - Emergency Relief Personnel Protection Act of 2007

A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to prevent interference with Federal disaster relief efforts, and for other purposes. view all titles (2)

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  • Official: A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to prevent interference with Federal disaster relief efforts, and for other purposes. as introduced.
  • Short: Emergency Relief Personnel Protection Act of 2007 as introduced.

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Official Summary

Emergency Relief Personnel Protection Act of 2007 - Amends the federal criminal code to prohibit, during a presidentially-declared major disaster or emergency, forcibly assaulting, resisting, or interfering with: (1) any U.S. officer or employee performing official duties relating to the em

Official Summary

Emergency Relief Personnel Protection Act of 2007 - Amends the federal criminal code to prohibit, during a presidentially-declared major disaster or emergency, forcibly assaulting, resisting, or interfering with:
(1) any U.S. officer or employee performing official duties relating to the emergency or any person assisting such officer; and
(2) any person providing services in support of disaster relief efforts in coordination with a federal coordinating officer. Provides for enhanced penalties for using or possessing a deadly or dangerous weapon or inflicting bodily injury in the commission of such a violation.

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