H.R.4493 - Federal Emergency Management Agency Restoration Act109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Oberstar, James L. [D-MN-8] (Introduced 12/08/2005)|
|Committees:||House - Homeland Security; Transportation and Infrastructure|
|Latest Action:||12/19/2005 Referred to the Subcommittee on Management, Integration, and Oversight.|
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Summary: H.R.4493 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (12/08/2005)
Federal Emergency Management Agency Restoration Act - Establishes the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) as a cabinet-level independent establishment in the executive branch that is responsible for emergency preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation for all hazards, including major disasters, acts of terrorism, and other emergencies.
Requires the FEMA Director to be appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, from among persons who have extensive experience in emergency preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation for all hazards, including major disasters, acts of terrorism, and other emergencies.