Summary: To amend the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to allow the Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency to provide capitalization grants to eligible entities to establish revolving funds to provide assistance to reduce disaster risks, and for other purposes. Cosponsors (Bipartisan)
ANGIE CRAIG’S POSITION: Representative Craig sponsored the bill on 7/16/19.
- “As the impact of climate change gets closer and closer to home, we need to make sure our communities have the resources they need to be resilient in the face of increasing natural disasters,” said Rep. Craig.“This bipartisan bill is a direct response to the conversations I have had with local leaders, and I am proud to be able to make the voices of local leaders heard in Washington by championing proactive and affordable investment in disaster-resilient infrastructure.” (Source: Rep. Craig Press Release, 7/22/19)
- My bipartisan bill to establish a revolving loan fund for disaster resilience just passed out of committee AND got a shout out in
@PeteButtigieg‘s disaster preparedness plan! Thanks Mayor Pete! (Source: Rep. Craig, Twitter, 09/20/19)
STATUS: Introduced 7/16/19 by Rep. Craig, Angie [D-MN-2] .
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