H.R.3804 - Safe Communities Act of 2017115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Blumenauer, Earl [D-OR-3] (Introduced 09/18/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Homeland Security; Transportation and Infrastructure|
|Latest Action:||House - 10/11/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response and Communications. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.3804 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (09/18/2017)
Safe Communities Act of 2017
This bill directs the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to provide grants to assist states and local governments in: (1) the development or revision of land use planning statutes and state or local comprehensive planning documents, (2) the creation or revision of state land use planning statutes and local comprehensive land use plans that incorporate risk reduction and hazard mitigation, and (3) the development or revision of comprehensive land use plans or plan elements for multi-state regions. The bill sets forth eligibility criteria for grant recipients and allowable uses of grant funds.
DHS shall conduct research and analysis of best practices in comprehensive land use and community planning that aims to reduce threats posed by natural hazards and acts of terrorism.