HR 2269

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 2269

To amend sections 33 and 34 of the Federal Fire Prevention and Control Act of 1974, and for other purposes.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

June 22, 2011

Ms. EDDIE BERNICE JOHNSON of Texas (for herself, Mr. PASCRELL, Mr. KING of New York, Mr. REICHERT, Mr. HOYER, Mr. LATOURETTE, Mr. ANDREWS, Mr. CRITZ, Mr. WU, Mr. LUJAN, Mr. LIPINSKI, Mr. CLARKE of Michigan, Mr. SARBANES, Mr. MICHAUD, and Mr. GRIMM) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, and in addition to the Committee on Homeland Security, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned


A BILL

To amend sections 33 and 34 of the Federal Fire Prevention and Control Act of 1974, and for other purposes.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. ASSISTANCE TO FIREFIGHTERS GRANT PROGRAM REAUTHORIZATION.

`SEC. 33. FIREFIGHTER ASSISTANCE.

`(aa) consult with other members of the fire services regarding the impact on fire departments of the requirement to meet or exceed the specific standard;

`(bb) take into consideration the explanation provided by the applicant under subclause (I); and

`(cc) seek to minimize the impact of the requirement to meet or exceed the specific standard on the applicant, particularly if meeting the standard would impose additional costs.

SEC. 3. EXPANSION OF PRE-SEPTEMBER 11, 2001, FIRE GRANT PROGRAM REAUTHORIZATION.

`SEC. 34. EXPANSION OF PRE-SEPTEMBER 11, 2001, FIRE GRANT PROGRAM.

SEC. 4. STUDY AND REPORT.

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