H. R. 2242
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
April 10, 2019
Miss González-Colón of Puerto Rico introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
To amend the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to include certain services in the definition of critical services, and for other purposes.
Repair, restoration, and replacement of damaged facilities
Section 406(a) of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 5172(a)) is amended—
in paragraph (1)(B), by inserting
(including the repair of infrastructure used to access such facility) after
associated expenses; and
in paragraph (3)(B)—
solid waste management, stormwater management, after
wastewater treatment,; and
emergency supply transportation, nonemergency medical, first response, security, after
Rule of applicability
The amendments made by this Act shall apply with respect to contributions for major disasters occurring on or after August 1, 2017.