H.R.1665 - Disaster Declaration Improvement Act115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Davis, Rodney [R-IL-13] (Introduced 03/22/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Transportation and Infrastructure | Senate - Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs|
|Committee Reports:||H. Rept. 115-99|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 05/04/2017 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. (All Actions)|
|Roll Call Votes:||There has been 1 roll call vote|
This bill has the status Passed House
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Text: H.R.1665 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
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Referred in Senate (05/04/2017)
Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
To ensure that Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency considers severe local impact in making a recommendation to the President for a major disaster declaration.
This Act may be cited as the “Disaster Declaration Improvement Act”.
In making recommendations to the President regarding a major disaster declaration, the Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency shall give greater weight and consideration to severe local impact or recent multiple disasters. Further, the Administrator shall make corresponding adjustments to the Agency’s policies and regulations regarding such consideration. Not later than 1 year after the date of enactment of this section, the Administrator shall report to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs of the Senate on the changes made to regulations and policies and the number of declarations that have been declared based on the new criteria.
Passed the House of Representatives May 3, 2017.
|Attest:||karen l. haas,|