S.2574 - A bill to amend the Disaster Relief Act of 1974 to provide more effective assistance to disaster and emergency victims.99th Congress (1985-1986)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Heinz, John [R-PA] (Introduced 06/19/1986)|
|Committees:||Senate - Environment and Public Works|
|Latest Action:||06/19/1986 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.|
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Summary: S.2574 — 99th Congress (1985-1986)All Bill Information (Except Text)
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.