Federal Statutes Relevant to Emergency Management
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Civil Defense Act of 1950
the Federal framework for providing fiscal assistance
to the state's emergency management activities.
T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance
legislation for the development for the Federal Disaster
Mitigation Act Of 2000
Disaster Mitigation Act of 200 amends the Stafford Act
(42 U.S.C. 5121 et seq.), establishes a national program
for pre-disaster mitigation, streamlines the administration
of disaster relief, and aims to control Federal costs
of disaster assistance. For more information click on
CFR Part 350
policy and procedures for the review and approval by
the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) of state
and local emergency plans and preparedness for responses
to incidents at commercial nuclear power plants. Review
and approval of these plans and preparedness involves
preparation of findings and determination of adequacy
of the plans and capabilities of states and local governments
to effectively implement the plans.
CFR Part 351
federal agency responsibilities for assisting state
and local governments in emergency planning and preparedness
for incidents at commercial nuclear power plants. Assigns
responsibility to FEMA for all offsite nuclear emergency
planning and response.
"Superfund Reauthorization Act"
chemical handling facilities to prepare annual chemical
inventories and maintain emergency response plans. It
also requires an emergency planning structure be instituted
for the state and local emergency planning committees.
Property Administration Services Act
the procedures for the transfer of excess and surplus
federal property to the states.