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Earthquake Hazards Reduction Act of 1977 Amendments Act

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.

Earthquake Hazards Reduction Act of 1977 Amendments Act

report (to accompany H.R. 3533 which ... was referred jointly to the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs and the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office).

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C.? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program (U.S.) -- Finance.,
  • Seismology -- Research -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
  • Earthquake engineering -- Research -- United States.,
  • Disaster relief -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesRept. / 101st Congress, 2d session, House of Representatives -- 101-464.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14662003M

    HOMEOWNER’S GUIDE TO EARTHQUAKE SAFETY. Earthquake Hazards. Earthquake shaking can be strong enough to cause soil and rock on a hillside to slide down the slope. A landslide can rip apart homes at the top of the slope and also crush homes at the bottom of the slope. Al Seib, Los Angeles Times, LANDSLIDE LIQUEFACTION. Graeme Beattie. 4 This Act may be cited as the ‘‘National Earthquake 5 Hazards Reduction Program Reauthorization Act of 6 ’’. 7 SEC. 2. MODIFICATION OF FINDINGS AND PURPOSE. 8 (a) FINDINGS.—Section 2 of the Earthquake Haz-9 ards Reduction Act of (42 U.S.C. ) is amend ed—.

      Congress passed amendments to the Earthquake Hazards Reduction Act (P.L. ), which defined FEMA as the lead agency for NEHRP. The amendments also authorized additional funding for earthquake hazard preparedness and mitigation for FEMA and the National Bureau of Standards (now NIST). A Shift in Program Emphasis to Hazard Reduction. (cc) EARTHQUAKE HAZARDS- Section 2(c)(1)(A) of the Act entitled An Act to authorize appropriations for carrying out the Earthquake Hazards Reduction Act of for fiscal years and , and for other purposes', approved October 1, (42 U.S.C. note) is amended — (1) by striking ' and inserting '; and.

    The Earthquake Hazards Reduction Act of was enacted to establish a National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program to reduce the risks to life and property from future earthquakes in the United States. The act assigns the President and .   Amends the Earthquake Hazards Reduction Act of to 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.


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Earthquake Hazards Reduction Act of 1977 Amendments Act by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. Download PDF EPUB FB2

The following is a summary of the Earthquake Hazards Reduction Act of (Public Law42 U.S.C. seq.), as amended by Public Laws,and Get this from a library. Earthquake Hazards Reduction Act of Amendments Act: report of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, on S.

[United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.]. Get this from a library. Earthquake Hazards Reduction Act of Amendments Act: report (to accompany H.R. which was referred jointly to the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs and the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office).

[United States. Congress. House. Earthquake Hazards Reduction Act ofAs Amended [Note: The following is a summary of the Earthquake Hazards Reduction Act of (Public Law42 U.S.C. seq.), as amended by Public Laws,and ]. History books, newspapers, and other sources use the popular name to refer to these laws.

Why can't these popular names easily be found in the US Code. How the US Code is built. Earthquake Hazards Reduction Act of Earthquake Hazards Reduction Act of Pub. Oct.

7,91 Stat. (42 U.S.C. et seq.). Earthquake Hazards Reduction Act of Amendments Act [microform]: report of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, on S. U.S. G.P.O Washington Australian/Harvard Citation. United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

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 National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program (NEHRP) was established by the U.S. Congress when it passed the Earthquake Hazards Reduction Act ofPublic Law (PL) 95– At the time of its creation, Congress' stated purpose for NEHRP was "to reduce the risks of life and property from future earthquakes in the United States through.

Shown Here: Senate agreed to House amendment with amendment (10/01/) (Senate agreed to House amendments with an amendment) Title I: Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program - Amends the Earthquake Hazards Reduction Act of to authorize appropriations through FY for earthquake hazards reduction programs of the U.S.

Geological Survey. All functions vested in the President by the Earthquake Hazards Reduction Act of (42 U.S.C. et seq.), including those functions performed by the Office of Science and Technology Policy, are delegated, transferred, or reassigned to the Director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

Transfer or Reassignment of Resources. th Congress Rept. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES 1st Session Part 1 _____ EARTHQUAKE HAZARDS REDUCTION ACT OF REAUTHORIZATION _____ August 1, Committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union and ordered to be printed _____ Mr.

Sensenbrenner, from the Committee on Science, submitted the following. National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program Reauthorization Act of ; USGS - "Reported Investments in Earthquake Mitigation Top $73 to $80 Billion in the San Francisco Bay Area, California, Since the Loma Prieta Earthquake" "A Milestone for Forecasting Earthquake Hazards" AccuWeather in Alaska: Uncovering the mysteries of earthquakes.

The act sought to establish a National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program, under which Federal, State, and local governments and private organizations wauld jointly p&an and co- ordinate efforts to reduce earthquake hazards. The act assigned to the President the development of a plan.

Section 4 of the Earthquake Hazards Reduction Act of (42 U.S.C. et seq.) is amended by adding at the end the following new paragraphs: ‘‘(8) The term ‘Interagency Coordinating Committee’ means the Interagency Coordinating Committee on Earthquake Haz-ards Reduction established under section 5(a).

Significant Earthquakes Archive. Search Earthquake Catalog. The USGS Earthquake Hazards Program is part of the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program (NEHRP), established by Congress inand the USGS Advanced National Seismic System (ANSS) was established by Congress as a NEHRP facility.

The USGS and its partners monitor and report earthquakes, assess earthquake impacts and hazards. The Earthquake Hazards Reduction Act ofPublic Law 95= INTRODUCTION The Act is a major legislative recognition of the extensive risk to lives and property from earth-quake hazards in the United States.

As a result of the shift of our growing population toward high-density urban living, and as a result of population. The Earthquake Hazards Reduction Act ofreferred to in subsec. (c), is Pub. 95–, Oct. 7,91 Stat.as amended, which is classified generally to this chapter (§ et seq.).

For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section of this title and Tables. 4 This Act may be cited as the ‘‘National Earthquake 5 Hazards Reduction Program Reauthorization Act of 6 ’’. 7 SEC. MODIFICATION OF FINDINGS AND PURPOSE.

8 (a) FINDINGS.—Section 2 of the Earthquake Haz-9 ards Reduction Act of (42 U.S.C. ) is amend ed— 11 (1) in paragraph (1)—. All functions vested in the President by the Earthquake Hazards Reduction Act of (42 U.S.C. et seq.), including those functions performed by the Office of Science and Technology Policy, are delegated, transferred, or reassigned to the Director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

TITLE I—EARTHQUAKE HAZARDS REDUCTION PROGRAM SEC. (a) Section 7(a) of the Earthquake Hazards Reduction Act of is amended by adding at the end thereof the following new paragraph: "(4) There are authorized to be appropriated to the Director, to carry out the provisions of sections 5 and 6 of this Act, $1, for.

An act to authorize appropriations for carrying out the Earthquake Hazards Reduction Act of for fiscal years andand for other purposes.

[United States Congress Senate] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The BiblioGov Project is an effort to expand awareness of the public documents and records of the U.S. Government .Attribution: Natural Hazards, Earthquake Science Center, Geologic Hazards Science Center, Natural Hazards, Earthquake Hazards Program, California, United States of America Year Published: Distribution of earthquakes on a branching fault system using integer programming and greedy sequential methods.

The National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program (NEHRP): Issues in Brief Congressional Research Service R VERSION 17 UPDATED 2 Changes to NEHRP Since Its Inception InCongress passed the Earthquake Hazards Reduction Act (P.L.

), establishing NEHRP as a long-term earthquake hazard reduction program for the .