Text: H.R.5506 — 102nd Congress (1991-1992)All Information (Except Text)

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HR 5506 IH
102d CONGRESS
2d Session
 H. R. 5506
To amend the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act
to provide disaster assistance for costs of operation of a transit system
during a major disaster.
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
June 29, 1992
Mr. LIPINSKI (for himself, Mr. ANNUNZIO, Mr. RANGEL, Mr. SANGMEISTER,
Mr. COSTELLO, and Mr. KOPETSKI) introduced the following bill; which was
referred to the Committee on Public Works and Transportation
A BILL
To amend the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act
to provide disaster assistance for costs of operation of a transit system
during a major disaster.
  Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United
  States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. DISASTER ASSISTANCE FOR TRANSIT SYSTEM OPERATIONS.
  (a) CONTRIBUTIONS- Section 406(a)(1) of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster
  Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 5172(a)(1)) is amended by
  inserting before the semicolon the following: `and for costs of operating
  a transit system during a major disaster'.
  (b) COMMUNITY DISASTER LOANS- The first sentence of section 417(a) of
  such Act (42 U.S.C. 5184(a)) is amended by inserting before the comma the
  following `(including losses associated with the operation of a transit
  system)'.
SEC. 2. APPLICABILITY.
  The amendments made by section 1 shall apply with respect to a major
  disaster occurring on or after January 1, 1989.