Disaster Relief Act Amendments of 1984

report of the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, to accompany S. 2517 by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Environment and Public Works.

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  • Intergovernmental fiscal relations -- United States

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SeriesReport / 98th Congress, 2nd session, Senate -- 98-448
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 62 p. ;
Number of Pages62
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EFFECTIVE DATE: October 3, FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Peggy Miller, Office of Response and Recovery, Federal Emergency Management Agency, C Street, SW, Washington, DC.

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Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. et seq.) apply to each major disaster and emergency declared by the President on or after. the process of administering disaster relief was further shaped by the Disaster Relief Acts of 14 and15 and the Robert T.

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