About the bill
H.R. 1679 requires the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to ensure its ongoing efforts to modernize its grant management system, provide secure online access to applicants, and include robust accessibility and transparency measures. Specifically, FEMA’s modernization efforts shall include an online interface where applicants can complete forms, submit materials and access the status of applications, as well as include mechanisms to eliminate the duplication of benefits and enable the sharing of information among agencies with state and local governments, where appropriate.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Louisiana's 6th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Nov 15, 2017
Length: 1 pages
Mar 22, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 21, 2017
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on November 21, 2017.
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H.R. 1679 is a bill in the United States Congress.
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