Summary: H.R.217 — 95th Congress (1977-1978)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (01/04/1977)

Amends the Federal Civil Defense Act of 1950 to authorize the use of Federal civil defense funds by local civil defense agencies for natural disaster or civil disturbance relief. Increases the Federal contribution for travel expenses and per diem allowances for students in civil defense training programs and increases the Federal financial contribution to States for civil defense personnel and administrative expenses. Increases the authorization for appropriations under such Act for travel expenses, for personal equipment for State and local workers, and personnel and administrative expenses.