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  • EnactedJanuary 4th, 2011
    The President signed this bill into law
  • The senate Passed December 20th, 2010
    Passed by Voice Vote
      senate Committees
      Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
  • The house has not voted
      house Committees
      House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
      Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
      House Committee on Homeland Security
    IntroducedMarch 26th, 2009

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Title

Predisaster Hazard Mitigation Act of 2010

Official Title

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.

Summary

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.

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