HR 219
1-14-13, House Passed Bill 403-0
For further action see H.R. 152, Public Law 113-2

113th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 219

AN ACT

To improve and streamline disaster assistance for Hurricane Sandy, and for other purposes.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE; TABLE OF CONTENTS.

SEC. 2. PUBLIC ASSISTANCE PROGRAM ALTERNATIVE PROCEDURES.

`SEC. 428. PUBLIC ASSISTANCE PROGRAM ALTERNATIVE PROCEDURES.

SEC. 3. FEDERAL ASSISTANCE TO INDIVIDUALS AND HOUSEHOLDS.

`(aa) enter into lease agreements with owners of multifamily rental property located in areas covered by a major disaster declaration to house individuals and households eligible for assistance under this section; and

`(bb) make repairs or improvements to properties under such lease agreements, to the extent necessary to serve as safe and adequate temporary housing.

`(aa) shall be deducted from the value of the lease agreement; and

`(bb) may not exceed the value of the lease agreement.'; and

SEC. 4. HAZARD MITIGATION.

SEC. 5. DISPUTE RESOLUTION PILOT PROGRAM.

SEC. 6. UNIFIED FEDERAL REVIEW.

`SEC. 429. UNIFIED FEDERAL REVIEW.

SEC. 7. SIMPLIFIED PROCEDURES.

SEC. 8. ESSENTIAL ASSISTANCE.

SEC. 9. INDIVIDUAL ASSISTANCE FACTORS.

SEC. 10. TRIBAL REQUESTS FOR A MAJOR DISASTER OR EMERGENCY DECLARATION UNDER THE STAFFORD ACT.

`SEC. 103. REFERENCES.

SEC. 11. RECOMMENDATIONS FOR REDUCING COSTS OF FUTURE DISASTERS.

Passed the House of Representatives January 14, 2013.

Attest:

Clerk.

113th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 219

AN ACT

To improve and streamline disaster assistance for Hurricane Sandy, and for other purposes.

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