S.3175 - Predisaster Hazard Mitigation Act of 2008110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Lieberman, Joseph I. [ID-CT] (Introduced 06/20/2008)|
|Committees:||Senate - Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs|
|Committee Reports:||S. Rept. 110-479|
|Latest Action:||09/22/2008 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 1040. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.3175 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Reported to Senate amended (09/22/2008)
Predisaster Hazard Mitigation Act of 2008 - Amends the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to require the President to: (1) award financial assistance under the pre-disaster hazard mitigation program on a competitive basis; and (2) ensure that the amount of assistance made available to each state is not less than the lesser of $575,000 or the amount that is equal to 1% of the total funds appropriated to carry out such program for the fiscal year, and is not more than 15% of such appropriated funds.
Authorizes appropriations for the program for FY2009-FY2013. Repeals the program termination date.
Prohibits a state from using more than 25% of the financial assistance made available to the state under the program in a fiscal year for flood control projects.