About the bill
H.R. 654 directs the Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to carry out a plan for the purchase and installation of an earthquake early warning system for the Cascadia Subduction Zone (CSZ). Specifically, FEMA is required to develop a plan and identify the necessary funding for an earthquake early warning system. The President is directed to establish an Earthquake and Tsunami Task Force to develop a strategy and make recommendations on how to prepare for and respond to an earthquake in the CSZ. In addition, the legislation ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Oregon's 4th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Mar 28, 2017
Length: 12 pages
H.R. 654 is a bill in the United States Congress.
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Civic Impulse. (2018). H.R. 654 — 115th Congress: Pacific Northwest Earthquake Preparedness Act of 2017. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/115/hr654
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