H.R.1870 - Disaster Recovery Act of 2005109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Foley, Mark [R-FL-16] (Introduced 04/27/2005)|
|Committees:||House - Transportation and Infrastructure|
|Latest Action:||04/28/2005 Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management.|
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Summary: H.R.1870 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/27/2005)
Disaster Recovery Act of 2005 - Requires the Secretary of Homeland Security, acting through the Director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, to pay an eligible disaster relief applicant 50 percent of the Federal share of assistance for which the applicant is eligible under specified sections of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, within 60 days after the applicant files a claim for such assistance.
Requires authorized reimbursement for clearing and removing debris to include reimbursement for clearing, removing, and disposing of debris from any emergency access road.
Authorizes Federal assistance for removing, clearing, and disposing of debris from private property.