2019 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1700 (Conference Report)

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Disaster Sum Sufficient (language only)

Item 402 #1c

Item 402 #1c

Public Safety and Homeland Security
Department of Emergency Management


Page 435, line 19, after "A.," insert "1."

Page 435, line 21, after "Budget," insert:

"and the Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees."

Page 435, after line 25, insert:

"2. The Department shall report on annual disaster expenditures and contracting.  The report shall at minimum i) specify by event and state agency or locality, the amount spent per year from the Disaster Recovery Fund separate from any other state, local, federal or private contributions; ii) identify any Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) reimbursements received during the previous fiscal year, itemizing for which event such reimbursements were made; iii) any contracts executed during a disaster and the expenditures and purposes for which they were executed.  The State Coordinator shall provide the report to the Governor; Director, Department of Planning and Budget; and the Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees by June 30th of each year."


(This amendment directs the Department of Emergency Management to provide an annual report on disaster spending and contracting.)