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Text of the Community Shelter Protection Act of 2011

This bill was introduced on October 13, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Dec 20, 2012 (Reported by House Committee).

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Union Calendar No. 517

112th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 2919

[Report No. 112–712]

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

September 14, 2011

(for himself, Mr. Aderholt, Mr. Bonner, Mr. Rogers of Alabama, Mr. Brooks, and Ms. Sewell) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

December 20, 2012

Additional sponsors: Mrs. Roby, Mr. Jones, and Mr. Long

December 20, 2012

Reported with an amendment, committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union, and ordered to be printed

Strike out all after the enacting clause and insert the part printed in italic


A BILL

To eliminate the reimbursement requirement for certain tornado shelters constructed with Federal assistance, and for other purposes.


1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Community Shelter Protection Act of 2011.

2.

No reimbursement required for covered tornado shelter facilities

(a)

In general

Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) shall not require an educational institution Public Assistance applicant to reimburse FEMA for the market value of a covered temporary tornado shelter facility when the facility is no longer needed for its temporary purpose.

(b)

Definitions

In this section the following definitions apply:

(1)

Covered temporary tornado shelter facility

The term covered temporary shelter facility means a structure—

(A)

designed to provide children protection from a tornado; and

(B)

constructed or acquired with Federal financial assistance.

(2)

Educational institution

The term educational institution means any elementary school or any secondary school that is an eligible applicant for FEMA assistance pursuant to section 403 of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 5170b).

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Community Shelter Protection Act of 2011.

2.

No reimbursement required for covered tornado shelter facilities

(a)

In general

Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) may not require an educational institution to reimburse FEMA for the market value of a covered temporary tornado shelter facility.

(b)

Definitions

In this section, the following definitions apply:

(1)

Covered temporary tornado shelter facility

The term covered temporary tornado shelter facility means a structure—

(A)

designed to provide children protection from a tornado; and

(B)

constructed or acquired with Federal financial assistance.

(2)

Educational institution

The term educational institution means any elementary school or any secondary school provided FEMA assistance pursuant to section 403 of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 5170b).

December 20, 2012

Reported with an amendment, committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union, and ordered to be printed