S.1819 - Emergency Information Improvement Act of 2013113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Begich, Mark [D-AK] (Introduced 12/12/2013)|
|Committees:||Senate - Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs|
|Latest Action:||12/12/2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.|
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Summary: S.1819 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (12/12/2013)
Emergency Information Improvement Act of 2013 - Amends the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to include public broadcasting facilities within the definition of a "private nonprofit facility" that provides essential services of a governmental nature to the general public, and to include broadcast and telecommunications within the definition of "critical services" provided by such a facility, for purposes of eligibility for certain disaster assistance.
Makes this Act applicable to a major disaster declared by the President under such Act on or after October 28, 2012.