In the news release, Mercy Corps Applauds Introduction Of Humanitarian Assistance Facilitation Act Of 2013, issued 19-Nov-2013 by Mercy Corps over PR Newswire, we are advised by the organization that in the first graph, first sentence it should be Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) instead of Randy Weber (R-TX) as originally issued inadvertently. The complete, corrected release follows:
Mercy Corps Applauds Introduction Of Humanitarian Assistance Facilitation Act Of 2013
Global humanitarian organization calls for speedy consideration and passage of bill
WASHINGTON, Nov. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mercy Corps urges Congress to quickly consider and pass the Humanitarian Assistance Facilitation Act of 2013 (HAFA/H.R. 3526), introduced this week by Representatives Chris Smith (R-NJ), Jim McGovern (D-MA) and Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE). The bill aims to remove legal roadblocks that have stalled and sometimes obstructed U.S. non-governmental organizations (NGOs) working to deliver lifesaving aid to vulnerable people who have the misfortune of living in communities controlled by sanctioned governments or terrorist groups.