H. R. 1214
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
February 24, 2017
Mr. Barletta introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
To require the Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency to conduct a program to use simplified procedures to issue public assistance for certain projects under the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, and for other purposes.
This Act may be cited as the
Disaster Simplified Assistance Value Enhancement Act or the
Disaster SAVE Act.
Simplified Procedure Program
The Administrator shall immediately establish the threshold for eligibility pursuant to section 422(b)(2) of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 5189(b)(2)) at $500,000.
Not later than May 1, 2021, the Administrator shall submit to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs of the Senate and the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure of the House a report on the comprehensive review of the Program conducted under this section, to include an assessment of cost-effectiveness, speed of recovery, capacity of the grantees, past performance and accountability measures.
This Act shall expire on September 30, 2021.