Summary: S.999 — 97th Congress (1981-1982)All Information (Except Text)

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House agreed to Senate amendment with amendment (11/05/1981)

(House agreed to Senate amendment with an amendment)

Title I: Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program - Amends the Earthquake Hazards Reduction Act of 1977 to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 1982 for the United States Geological Survey, the National Science Foundation, the National Bureau of Standards, and for specified required adjustments in salaries and benefits as set forth in such Act.

Title II: Fire Prevention and Control - Amends the Federal Fire Prevention and Control Act of 1974 to authorize appropriations for fiscal years 1982 and 1983 for: (1) research and development at the Fire Research Center of the National Bureau of Standards; and (2) executive direction by the Federal Emergency Management Agency of certain programs.

Authorizes and directs the Administrator of the United States Fire Administration to convey, without consideration, to Gallaudet College a specified tract of land in the District of Columbia.

Title III: Multihazard Research, Planning, and Mitigation - Directs the Director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency to conduct: (1) emergency first response training programs; and (2) a program of planning, preparedness, and mitigation related to earthquake hazards.

Authorizes appropriations for fiscal year 1982 for such purposes, including a specified sum for earthquake preparedness in California.

Title IV: General Provisions - Permits funds authorized by this Act to be transferred among specified program categories. Limits such transfers to ten percent of a category unless certain congressional committees allow otherwise.