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senate Bill S. 1386

Office of Disability Coordination Act of 2009

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      Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
    IntroducedJune 25th, 2009

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Title

Office of Disability Coordination Act of 2009

Official Title

A bill to amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to establish the office of Disability Coordination, and for other purposes.

Summary

Office of Disability Coordination Act of 2009 - Amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to: (1) establish within the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) an Office of Disability Coordination, to be headed by the Disability Coordinator; (2) require the Coordinator's position to be established as a Senior Executive Service position to be filled by a career appointee; (3) direct the Administrator of FEMA, in appointing the Coordinator, to give special consideration to emergency management experience and knowledge of issues relating to individuals with disabilities; and (4) require the Administrator to appoint a Regional Disability Coordinator for each regional office and for the Office of National Capital Region Coordination.

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