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Reauthorization of the Earthquake Hazards Reduction Act

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Subcommittee on Science, Technology, and Space.

Reauthorization of the Earthquake Hazards Reduction Act

hearing before the Subcommittee on Science, Technology, and Space of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, One hundredth Congress, first session, on reauthorization of the Earthquake Hazards Reduction Act, April 23, 1987.

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Subcommittee on Science, Technology, and Space.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office, U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Seismology -- Research -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
  • Seismology -- Research -- United States -- Finance.,
  • Earthquake prediction -- United States -- Finance.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesS. hrg -- 100-125.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 112 p. :
    Number of Pages112
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17670923M

    1. Short title This Act may be cited as the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program Reauthorization Act of 2. Modification of findings and purpose (a) Findings Section 2 of the Earthquake Hazards Reduction Act of (42 U.S.C. ) is amended— (1) in paragraph (1)— (A) by inserting, and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, after States; (B) by inserting Oregon, after New . "A bill to reauthorize and amend the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program, and for other purposes." National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program Reauthorization Act - H.R / S | American Institute of Physics.

    The National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program (NEHRP): Issues in Brief Congressional Research Service R VERSION 17 UPDATED 1 ortions of all 50 states and the District of Columbia are vulnerable to earthquake hazards,1 although risks vary greatly across the country and within individual states.2 Seismic hazards are greatest in the western United States, particularly in . Working to reduce earthquake losses. Legislation & Testimony. NEHRP Reauthorization Act of (PL ) PDF KB Natural Hazards Risk Reduction Act of PDF KB "Not Enacted"; Natural Hazards Risk Reduction Act of (HR ) PDF KB "Not Enacted" Report to Accompany HR PDF MB; U.S. Code Title 42 Chapter 86 §

      S. would amend the Earthquake Hazards Reduction Act of to make changes to the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program, an interagency program focused on reducing earthquake-related risks to life and property. Bipartisan federal legislation that modernizes safety programs to help states like Alaska prepare for and respond to earthquakes has been signed into law as the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program Reauthorization Act. President Donald Trump signed the measure into law on Dec. “Not even two weeks ago, a magnitude earthquake struck just a [ ].


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Reauthorization of the Earthquake Hazards Reduction Act by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Subcommittee on Science, Technology, and Space. Download PDF EPUB FB2

This bill amends the Earthquake Hazards Reduction Act of to reauthorize through FY, and expand activities under, the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program to include: (1) gathering information on community resilience (i.e., the ability of a community to prepare for, recover from, and adapt to earthquakes); (2) publishing a systematic set of maps of active faults and folds, liquefaction.

Get this from a library. Reauthorization of the Earthquake Hazards Reduction Act of report of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation on H.R.

[United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.]. Congress enacted the Earthquake Hazards Reduction Act of (Public Lawas amended) to reduce risks to life and property from future earthquakes in the US.

To implement the provisions of the Act, the Interagency Committee on Seismic Safety in Construction (ICSSC) was chartered. Reauthorization of the Earthquake Hazards Reduction Act: hearing before the Subcommittee on Science, Technology, and Space of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, One hundredth Congress, first session, on reauthorization of the Earthquake Hazards Reductions Act, Ap   WASHINGTON, D.C.

– Today, S. the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program Reauthorization Act ofpassed the United States House of Representatives after successfully passing the Senate in September.

Representative Pramila Jayapal (WA) was the sole Democratic co-sponsor of the House version. The bill is expected to go to President Trump’s desk in.

These two events illustrate the potential of re- ducing damages from earthquakes — and the tragedy of failing to do so. InCongress passed the Earthquake Hazards Reduction Act to establish a coordinated Federal program to reduce the hazards posed by earthquakes.

In today's authorization hearing. (2) REDUCTION IN MINIMUM FREQUENCY OF MEETINGS OF INTERAGENCY COORDINATING COMMITTEE ON EARTHQUAKE HAZARDS REDUCTION.—Subparagraph (C) of such subsection is amended by striking “not less than 3 times a year” and inserting. This title may be cited as the `National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program Reauthorization Act of '.

SECTION 2. FINDINGS. The Congress finds and declares the following: (1) All 50 States are vulnerable to the hazards of earthquakes, and at least 39 of them are.

National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program Reauthorization Act - Amends the Earthquake Hazards Reduction Act of to replace provisions setting forth the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program. Gives the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) the primary responsibility for planning and coordinating the Program.

Earthquake Hazards Reduction Act of is a statute formulating a national policy to diminish the perils of earthquakes in the United States.

The Act of Congress is a declaration for an earthquake prediction system, national earthquake hazards reduction program, and seismological research studies. The United States public law authorizes States assistance through the provisions of the Disaster Relief Act Enacted by: the 95th United States Congress.

Books by Language Journal of Economic Education Bibliotheca sacra. Journal of Law and Education Journal of Education for Teaching Journal of Management Studies Journal of paediatric dentistry. The Advisory Committee shall submit a written report directly to the Congress, without review by the Office of Management and Budget or any other agency, by January 31 of each calendar year beginning after the date of enactment of the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program Reauthorization Act.

Get this from a library. The Reauthorization of the Earthquake Hazards Reduction Act: hearing before the Subcommittee on Science of the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Third Congress, first echnology, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Third Congress, first session, J Reauthorization of National earthquake hazards reduction act: hearing before the Subcommittee on Science, Technology, and Space of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, Ninety-sixth Congress, second session, on S.

This Act may be cited as the ‘‘National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program Reauthorization Act of ’’. SEC. MODIFICATION OF FINDINGS AND PURPOSE.

(a) FINDINGS.—Section 2 of the Earthquake Hazards Reduction Act of (42 U.S.C. ) is amended— (1) in paragraph (1)— (A) by inserting ‘‘, and the Commonwealth of Puerto. Statement by SSA Board of Directors on the Reauthorization of the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program (NEHRP) May 8, The Seismological Society of America supports the reauthorization of the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program (NEHRP) and urges Congress to reauthorize and fully fund this critical public safety legislation.

The NEHRP reauthorization act largely leaves the overall program structure in place, but modifies some of the intents and purposes of the original legislation, such as removing references to the goal of earthquake prediction, and substituting instead the goal of issuing early warnings and earthquake alerts.

National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program Reauthorization Act of Act to Reauthorize and Amend the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program, and for Other Purposes Reviews. This bill amends the Earthquake Hazards Reduction Act of to reauthorize through FY, and expand activities under, the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program to include: (1) gathering information on community resilience (i.e., the ability of a community to prepare for, recover from, and adapt to earthquakes); (2) publishing a systematic set of maps of active faults and folds.

This Act may be cited as the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program Reauthorization Act of 2. Modification of findings and purpose (a) Findings. Section 2 of the Earthquake Hazards Reduction Act of (42 U.S.C. ) is amended— (1) in paragraph (1)— (A) by inserting, and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, after States; (B).

Abstract Reauthorization of the Earthquake Hazards Reduction Act was emphatically urged by witnesses at a hearing held March 1 in Washington, D.C., by Representative Doug Walgren (D-Pa.), chairman of the House Subcommittee on Science, Research, and Technology of the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.Although the second session of the th Congress was marked by stalemate and partisan tensions, one achievement was the passage, in October, of a reauthorization of the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program.

This act (H.R.National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program Reauthorization Act; National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program Reauthorization Act. National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program Reauthorization Act. Pub. L.Nov. 16,Stat.