Summary: S.2574 — 99th Congress (1985-1986)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (06/19/1986)

Amends the Disaster Relief Act of 1974 to authorize the establishment of local disaster assistance centers which shall: (1) gather and disseminate information regarding Federal, State, and local assistance programs; (2) accept applications; and (3) provide program counseling.

Provides for the removal of debris (including dying trees) from private property that is within 200 feet of a residence situated on such property.

Requires that at least two 60-day offers of temporary housing assistance be made to qualifying persons in a disaster area.

Increases aggregate individual and family grant amounts.

Sets a 60-day deadline for payment of approved work under such Act.