H.R.1684 – Disaster Assistance Support for Communities and Homeowners Act of 2017

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H.R.1684 – Disaster Assistance Support for Communities and Homeowners Act of 2017


The bill would direct the Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency to provide technical assistance to common interest communities regarding eligibility for disaster assistance, and for other purposes.

‘The Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency shall provide technical assistance to a common interest community that provides essential services of a governmental nature on actions that a common interest community may take in order to be eligible to receive reimbursement from a grantee that receives funds from the Agency for certain activities performed after an event that results in a disaster declaration.’

(b) Recommendations.—‘Not later than 1 year after the date of enactment of this Act, the Administrator shall provide recommendations to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure and the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs on how common areas of condominiums and housing cooperatives may be eligible for assistance, including any progress the Agency has made in its explorations of this issue and the potential challenges identified since the Agency issued its report on May 22, 2014.’

 (Full text of H.R. 1684 at congress.gov)

Sponsor:  Rep. Nadler, Jerrold [D-NY-10] (Introduced 03/22/2017)

Status: Passed House /



On Passage: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote

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Tax Complexity:  Not applicable to this bill.

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Constitutional Authority:   Assumed.


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