Disaster Assistance Legislation: Hearings, Ninety-first Congress, Second Session, on H.R. 17518 and Related Bills ... July 28, 29, 30, 1970
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1970 - Disaster relief - 248 pages
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Page 93 - Congress to provide an orderly and continuing means of assistance by the Federal Government to States and local governments in carrying out their responsibilities to alleviate suffering and damage resulting from major disasters, to repair essential public facilities in major disasters, and to foster the development of such State and local organizations and plans to cope with major disasters as may be necessary.
Page 133 - An Act to authorize Federal assistance to States and local governments in major disasters, and for other purposes...
Page 14 - ... determined by the Secretary of the Treasury, taking into consideration the average market yield during the month preceding each fiscal year on outstanding Treasury obligations of maturity comparable to the average maturity of loans made from the fund.
Page 55 - Association, the Council of State Governments, the International City Management Association, the National League of Cities, and the United States Conference of Mayors.
Page 51 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union and ordered to be printed To the Congress of the United States...
Page 83 - ... the long-term business by permanent repair of public facilities. Mr. JOHNSON. That is all, Mr. Chairman. Mr. JONES. Mr. Grace, under Public Law 91-79, section 8, subsection (b), provides that the President is authorized to make grants not to exceed $250,000 to any State, on application therefore, and in an amount not to exceed 50 percent of the cost of benefit of the plans and programs referred to in subsection (a). Why have you not encouraged the States, particularly those States where there...
Page 153 - ... or under the Workmen's Compensation Law, or under any pension law, nor the right of any such person to receive any benefits or compensation under any act of Congress.
Page 57 - Department of Commerce, Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Department of Housing and Urban Development, Department of the Interior, Department of...