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  • The senate Passed June 28th, 2010
    Passed by Voice Vote
      senate Committees
      Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
    IntroducedApril 22nd, 2010

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Title

Predisaster Hazard Mitigation Act of 2010

Official Title

A bill to amend the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to reauthorize the predisaster hazard mitigation program and for other purposes.

Summary

Predisaster Hazard Mitigation Act of 2010 - Amends the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to require the President to: (1) award financial assistance under the pre-disaster hazard mitigation program on a competitive basis; and (2) ensure that the amount of assistance made available to each state is not less than the lesser of $575,000 or 1% of the total funds appropriated to carry out such program for the fiscal year, and not more than 15% of such appropriated funds. Authorizes appropriations for the program for FY2011-FY2015. Repeals the program termination date. Prohibits funds appropriated or otherwise made available to carry out such program from being used for congressionally directed spending. Requires the Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to report to Congress explaining the reasons for awarding any grants using procedures other than competitive procedures.

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