S.3076 - National Commission of the Federal Response to Natural Disasters in Puerto Rico Act of 2018115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Gillibrand, Kirsten E. [D-NY] (Introduced 06/14/2018)|
|Committees:||Senate - Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 06/14/2018 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.3076 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (06/14/2018)
National Commission of the Federal Response to Natural Disasters in Puerto Rico Act of 2018
This bill establishes a National Commission of the Federal Response to Natural Disasters in Puerto Rico to examine the federal preparedness, response, and recovery to the 2017 natural disasters in Puerto Rico.
The commission shall take into consideration the federal preparedness, response, and recovery efforts in Puerto Rico as compared to other jurisdictions impacted by the 2017 hurricane season, and consider other issues, including the impact and destruction of Hurricanes Irma and Maria, the vulnerability of Puerto Rico's economic situation on preparedness, the implications of Puerto Rico's reliance on imported oil for power generation, and the adequacy of the telecommunications network in Puerto Rico.