H.R. 6229 (112th): United States Fire Administration Reauthorization Act of 2012

Introduced:
Jul 30, 2012 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Judy Biggert
Representative for Illinois's 13th congressional district
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Jul 30, 2012
Length
4 pages
Related Bills
S. 2218 (Related)
United States Fire Administration Reauthorization Act of 2012

Reported by Committee
Last Action: May 16, 2012

H.R. 4310 (Related)
National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013

Signed by the President
Jan 02, 2013

 
Status

This bill was introduced on July 30, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Jul 30, 2012
Referred to Committee Jul 30, 2012
 
Full Title

To reauthorize the United States Fire Administration, and for other purposes.

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4 cosponsors (2D, 2R) (show)
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House Science, Space, and Technology

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7/30/2012--Introduced.
United States Fire Administration Reauthorization Act of 2012 - Amends the Federal Fire Prevention and Control Act of 1974 to:
(1) authorize the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) Administrator to appoint a Deputy Administrator (current law requires the Deputy Administrator to be appointed by the President),
(2) authorize the USFA Administrator to take such steps as the Administrator considers appropriate to educate the public and overcome public indifference as to individual preparedness (as well as to fire and fire prevention), and
(3) authorize appropriations to carry out such Act through FY2017.
Repeals a provision that placed a cap on amounts made available to update the National Fire Incident Reporting System during FY2009-FY2011.

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