Summary: H.R.7053 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (10/09/2018)

Diversifying Emergency Benchmarks for the Recovery of Individuals after Storms Act or the DEBRIS Act

This bill amends the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to authorize the President to provide disaster relief assistance to individuals for the removal of debris from owner-occupied private residences and property.

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) must, by rulemaking, amend the factors for evaluating a governor's request for a major disaster declaration to include the estimated cost of removing fallen debris from owner-occupied residences and property.