[USC02] 7 USC 2273: Local search and rescue operations
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7 USC 2273: Local search and rescue operations Text contains those laws in effect on January 28, 2020

§2273. Local search and rescue operations

The Secretary of Agriculture may assist, through the use of Soil Conservation Service personnel, vehicles, communication equipment, and other equipment or materials available to the Secretary, in local search and rescue operations when requested by responsible local public authorities. Such assistance may be provided in emergencies caused by tornadoes, fires, floods, snowstorms, earthquakes, and similar disasters.

( Pub. L. 97–98, title XV, §1550, Dec. 22, 1981, 95 Stat. 1344 .)

Effective Date

Section effective Dec. 22, 1981, see section 1801 of Pub. L. 97–98, set out as a note under section 4301 of this title.