S.698: National Landslide Preparedness Act

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Bill Summary

National Landslide Preparedness Act This bill: (1) directs the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) to establish a National Landslide Hazards Reduction Program to identify and understand landslide hazards and risks, reduce losses from landslides, protect communities at risk of landslide hazards, and help improve communication and emergency preparedness; and (2) establishes the Interagency Coordinating Committee on Landslide Hazards to oversee the...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
March 22, 2017
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
March 22, 2017

Introduced in the Senate by Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.)

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