Text: H.R.414 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (01/09/2019)


116th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 414


To amend the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to include algal blooms in the definition of a major disaster, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 9, 2019

Mr. Rooney of Florida introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure


A BILL

To amend the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to include algal blooms in the definition of a major disaster, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Protecting Local Communities from Harmful Algal Blooms Act”.

SEC. 2. Algal blooms.

Section 102(2) of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 5122) is amended by striking “or drought” and inserting “drought, or algal blooms”.