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      house Committees
      House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology
    IntroducedDecember 1st, 2010

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Title

Firefighter Safety Enhancement Act of 2010

Official Title

To amend the Federal Fire Prevention and Control Act of 1974 to make fire department grant funds available for fire station construction, to reauthorize the firefighter assistance program, and for other purposes.

Summary

Firefighter Safety Enhancement Act of 2010 - Amends the Federal Fire Prevention and Control Act of 1974 to authorize the use of firefighter assistance grant funds to repair, construct, and reconstruct fire stations, fire training facilities, and other facilities to protect the health and safety of firefighting personnel. Requires the Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to require a fire department or organization that applies for such a grant to comply with standards applicable to recipients of financial contributions for emergency preparedness purposes under the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act. Authorizes appropriations for FY2011-FY2014 and requires up to a specified amount to be available to modify, repair, construct, and reconstruct fire stations, fire training facilities, and other facilities.