H.R. 1675: National Landslide Preparedness Act

Author's Summary:  To establish a national program to identify and reduce losses from landslide hazards, to establish a national 3D Elevation Program, and for other purposes.

IB Summary:  Inspired by the Oso landslide in 2014, this bill is all the more relevant after the devastating landslides in Montecito. The USGS already operates the 3D Elevation Program (https://nationalmap.gov/3DEP/).

Status:   Passed committee on 12/13/17.

Links: https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/115/hr1675; https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/115/s698

Other:   Co-sponsored by Jared Polis and Scott Tipton