S.2389 - 21st Century Fire and Emergency Services Act of 2000106th Congress (1999-2000)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Roth Jr., William V. [R-DE] (Introduced 04/11/2000)|
|Committees:||Senate - Environment and Public Works|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 04/11/2000 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works. (text of measure as introduced: CR S2531-2532) (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.2389 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Information (Except Text)
21st Century Fire and Emergency Services Act of 2000 - Establishes within the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) the Burn Services Grant Program. Authorizes the Director of FEMA to make Program grants to: (1) experienced safety organizations to conduct or augment burn safety programs; (2) hospitals that serve as regional burn centers to conduct acute burn care research; and (3) governmental or nongovernmental entities to provide after-burn treatment and counseling to burn victims.
Introduced in Senate (04/11/2000)
Requires the Director to establish within FEMA a Fire Services Grant Program to award grants to volunteer, paid, and combined volunteer-paid departments that provide fire and emergency medical services.
Directs the Secretary of Agriculture to use the funds, facilities, and authorities of the Commodity Credit Corporation to carry out certain cooperative forestry assistance with respect to rural fire prevention and control.