S.1932: Wildfire Mitigation Assistance Act

Author's Summary:  To amend the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to provide for certain wildfire mitigation assistance.

IB Summary:  According to Senator Michael Bennet (D-CO): "We can dramatically reduce the severity and damage from these wildfires through mitigation work that minimizes the risk of flooding, erosion, and future fires. This bill would make it easier for affected communities to receive federal resources for post-fire recovery and mitigation efforts."

Status: Introduced on 10/05/2017.  Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.

Links: https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/senate-bill/1932/text?r=1

Other: Sponsored by Michael Bennet