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Short Titles as Introduced

STRONG Act
Strengthening The Resiliency of Our Nation on the Ground Act

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Official Title as Introduced

To minimize the economic and social costs resulting from losses of life, property, well-being, business activity, and economic growth associated with extreme weather events by ensuring that the United States is more resilient to the impacts of extreme weather events in the short- and long-term, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
05/01/2015Introduced in House

All Actions (4)

Date
05/04/2015Referred to the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment.
Action By: Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
05/04/2015Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management.
Action By: Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
05/01/2015Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/01/2015Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Transportation and Infrastructure05/01/2015 Referred to
House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management05/04/2015 Referred to
House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment05/04/2015 Referred to

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Introduced in House (05/01/2015)

Strengthening The Resiliency of Our Nation on the Ground Act or the STRONG Act.

Requires the Office of Science and Technology Policy, with input from the Department of Homeland Security, to establish and chair an interagency working group with cabinet-level representation from all relevant federal agencies in order to: (1) provide a strategic vision of extreme weather resilience; (2) conduct a gap and overlap analysis of current and planned federal activities related to achieving short- and long-term resilience to extreme weather and its impacts on the United States, such as flooding and drought; and (3) develop a National Extreme Weather Resilience Action Plan.

Requires the Plan to include the establishment of an online, publicly available information portal to be used by federal agencies and other stakeholders that directs users to key data and tools to inform resilience-enhancing efforts and to build off and complement existing federal efforts. Provides for a coordinating entity to establish and maintain such portal.

Requires such coordinating entity to coordinate the implementation of the Plan and to track its progress.

Requires the submission of specified reports.