- EnactedJanuary 4th, 2011The President signed this bill into law
- The senate Passed December 20th, 2010Passed by Voice Vote
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
- senate Committees
- The house has not voted
Committee on Homeland SecurityCommittee on Transportation and InfrastructureEconomic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency ManagementIntroducedMarch 26th, 2009
- house Committees
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Predisaster Hazard Mitigation Act of 2010
To amend the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to reauthorize the pre-disaster mitigation program of the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
Predisaster Hazard Mitigation Act of 2010 - Amends the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to: (1) increase the amount guaranteed to each state under the predisaster hazard mitigation program to $575,000; (2) require the President to award financial assistance under the program on a competitive basis; (3) eliminate the current termination date for such program (September 30, 2010); and (4) authorize appropriations for the program through FY2013. Prohibits the use of program funds for congressionally directed spending. Directs the Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to submit to Congress a certification regarding whether all financial assistance under the program was awarded in accordance with such Act.