Text: H.R.2647 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (07/10/2013)


113th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 2647

To amend the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to provide eligibility for public broadcasting facilities to receive certain disaster assistance, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
July 10, 2013

Mr. Higgins (for himself, Mr. Palazzo, Ms. Granger, Mr. Cole, Mr. Gibson, Mr. Nadler, Mr. Sires, and Mr. Young of Alaska) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure


A BILL

To amend the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to provide eligibility for public broadcasting facilities to receive certain disaster assistance, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Emergency Information Improvement Act of 2013”.

SEC. 2. Eligibility of public broadcasting facilities for certain disaster assistance.

(a) Private nonprofit facility defined.—Section 102(11)(B) of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 5122(10)(B)) is amended by inserting “public broadcasting facilities,” after “workshops,”.

(b) Critical services defined.—Section 406(a)(3)(B) of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 5172(a)(3)(B)) is amended by striking “communications,” and inserting “communications (including broadcast and telecommunications),”.

(c) Applicability.—The amendments made by this section shall apply to a major disaster declared by the President under the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 5121 et seq.) on or after October 28, 2012.