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

The text of the bill below is as of Jul 30, 2012 (Introduced).


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112th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 6229

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

July 30, 2012

(for herself and Mr. McNerney) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology

A BILL

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

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the United States Fire Administration Reauthorization Act of 2012.

2.

Clarification of relationship between United States Fire Administration and Federal Emergency Management Agency

Section 5(c) of the Federal Fire Prevention and Control Act of 1974 (15 U.S.C. 2204) is amended to read as follows:

(c)

Deputy administrator

The Administrator may appoint a Deputy Administrator, who shall—

(1)

perform such functions as the Administrator shall from time to time assign or delegate; and

(2)

act as Administrator during the absence or disability of the Administrator or in the event of a vacancy in the office of Administrator.

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3.

Modification of authority of Administrator to educate public about fire and fire prevention

Section 6 of the Federal Fire Prevention and Control Act of 1974 (15 U.S.C. 2205) is amended by striking to take all steps and all that follows through fire and fire prevention. and inserting to take such steps as the Administrator considers appropriate to educate the public and overcome public indifference as to fire, fire prevention, and individual preparedness..

4.

Authorization of appropriations

Section 17(g)(1) of the Federal Fire Prevention and Control Act of 1974 (15 U.S.C. 2216(g)(1)) is amended—

(1)

in subparagraph (G), by striking and at the end;

(2)

in subparagraph (H), by striking the period at the end and inserting a semicolon;

(3)

by adding after subparagraph (H) the following:

(I)

$76,490,890 for fiscal year 2013, of which $2,753,672 shall be used to carry out section 8(f);

(J)

$76,490,890 for fiscal year 2014, of which $2,753,672 shall be used to carry out section 8(f);

(K)

$76,490,890 for fiscal year 2015, of which $2,753,672 shall be used to carry out section 8(f);

(L)

$76,490,890 for fiscal year 2016, of which $2,753,672 shall be used to carry out section 8(f); and

(M)

$76,490,890 for fiscal year 2017, of which $2,753,672 shall be used to carry out section 8(f).

; and

(4)

in subparagraphs (E) through (H), by moving each margin 2 ems to the left.

5.

Removal of limitation

Section 9(d) of the Federal Fire Prevention and Control Act of 1974 (15 U.S.C. 2208(d)) is amended—

(1)

by striking Update.— and all that follows through The Administrator and inserting Update.—The Administrator; and

(2)

by striking paragraph (2).