H.R. 2548: Hazard Eligibility and Local Projects Act

CBO Score

$17 million

Date of Report

Fri December 13th, 2019

CBO Report Details

Legislation Details

116th Congress

To modify eligibility requirements for certain hazard mitigation assistance programs, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Lizzie Fletcher — D — TX

Expedites the approval of grants for certain property acquisition and relocation projects that are funded by certain programs, The bill requires FEMA to approve grants for all applications submitted under those programs—including those submitted after January 1, 2016—if a project satisfies the following two conditions: The project is for acquisition or relocation of a vulnerable property, regardless of whether the applicant initiated planning or construction before or after applying for assistance; and the project is exempt from environmental review requirements under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).

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