The Ranking Member of the House Homeland Security Committee, Congressman Bennie Thompson (D-MS), has introduced the FEMA Equity Act (HR 5775). Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) introduced the Senate companion bill (S. 2961). According to the press release, the bill would "address systemic inequities in the Federal government's response to disasters and how it distributes assistance" by doing the following:
Click here to see Congressman Thompson's press release.
Click here for the Legislation Fact Sheet
The GAC welcomes feedback on the bill and will formulate a position based on the feedback we receive.
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