Congress   115
     
Bill #   HR654
     
Sponsor   Rep. DeFazio, Peter A. [D-OR-4]
     
Title   Pacific Northwest Earthquake Preparedness Act of 2017
     
Date Introduced 01/25/2017
   
Policy Issue Natural Hazards
   
Description Summary A bill to direct the Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency to carry out a plan for the purchase and installation of an earthquake early warning system for the Cascadia Subduction Zone, and for other purposes. • The plan includes a Tsunami Task Force for developing a strategy on how the nation should prepare, mitigate, and recover from a tsunami.
   
Related Bills
   
Date of Action 03/28/2017
   
Latest Action 03/28/2017: Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
   

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