H.R.7333 - FEMA Modernization Act of 2018115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Jackson Lee, Sheila [D-TX-18] (Introduced 12/19/2018)|
|Committees:||House - Transportation and Infrastructure; Small Business; Energy and Commerce; Education and the Workforce; Judiciary; Financial Services; Homeland Security|
|Latest Action:||House - 12/20/2018 Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.7333 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (12/19/2018)
FEMA Modernization Act of 2018
This bill provides for the reorganization of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), including by requiring FEMA to ensure that its Office of Response and Recovery is divided into an Office of Disaster Response and an Office of Disaster Recovery and to report on its ability to support a state managed and locally executed casework management system to coordinate and deliver direct assistance to disaster survivors.
Disaster Recovery Small Business Grant Act
The bill establishes within the Small Business Administration an Office of Disaster Recovery Small Business Grants. It also reauthorizes through FY2029 the temporary reassignment of state and local personnel during a public health emergency.