S.3172 - Wildfire Mitigation Assistance Act114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Bennet, Michael F. [D-CO] (Introduced 07/12/2016)|
|Committees:||Senate - Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 07/12/2016 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.3172 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (07/12/2016)
Wildfire Mitigation Assistance Act
This bill amends the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to authorize the President, whether or not a major disaster is declared, to provide hazard mitigation assistance in any area or related area affected by a fire for which fire management assistance was provided under such Act. The President may establish a minimum amount of hazard mitigation assistance to be provided for a wildfire or fire complex.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) shall submit an annual report on projects carried out, and funding provided, pursuant to this bill.