About the bill
H.R. 1678 re-establishes a three year statute of limitations on actions to recover Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grants provided to state or local governments following a declared disaster. This limitation does not apply in situations where there is evidence of fraud, waste, or abuse.
The Robert T. Stafford Emergency Relief and Disaster Assistance Act (Stafford Act) authorizes the President to issue declarations for incidents ranging from destructive, large-scale disasters to more routine, less damaging events. Under the Stafford Act, the costs of response and recovery efforts are usually ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 21st congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: May 4, 2017
Length: 3 pages
H.R. 1678 is a bill in the United States Congress.
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To amend the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act concerning the statute of limitations for actions to recover disaster or emergency assistance payments, and for other purposes, H.R. 1678, 115th Cong. (2017).
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