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For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
October 6, 2006
President Bush Signs H.R. 3858, the "Pets Evacuation and Transportation Standards Act of 2006"
On Friday, October 6, 2006, the President signed into law:
H.R. 3858, the "Pets Evacuation and Transportation Standards Act of 2006," which amends 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.
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