H.R. 1665 requires the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to give greater weight and consideration to severe localized impact when making a recommendation to the President for a major disaster declaration. Under current law, FEMA considers the extent of both statewide and localized damage when determining whether to recommend that the President issue a major disaster declaration. This legislation would ...
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(Source: Republican Policy Committee)
Mar 22, 2017
Passed House (Senate next) on May 3, 2017
This bill passed in the House on May 3, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.
Representative for Illinois's 13th congressional district
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Last Updated: May 4, 2017
Length: 2 pages
H.R. 1665 is a bill in the United States Congress.
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