Murray Wennerlund Disaster Recovery Reform Act of 2018 (H.R. 302) a Homeowners Perspective Public Law No: 115-254 Signed into law October 3, 2018.(Link to download PDF of Bill H.R. 302)(Link to download PDF final signed into law H.R. 302) Points of interest prior to the signing. The Disaster Recovery Reform Act (H.R. 4460) The Disaster Assistance Fairness and Accountability Act of 2017 (H.R. 3176) To amend the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act concerning the statute of limitations for actions to recover disaster or emergency assistance payments (H.R. 1678) The Disaster Support for Communities and Homeowners Act (H.R. 1684) The Community Empowerment for Mitigated Properties Act of 2017 (H.R. 1735) To ensure that Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency considers severe local impact in making a recommendation to the President for a major disaster declaration (H.R. 1665) The Pacific Northwest Earthquake Preparedness Act of 2017 (H.R. 654) The SMART Rebuilding Act (H.R. 4455) Placing greater federal, state, and local emphasis on mitigation will: Save lives Minimize damage to property Reduce disaster costs Help people recover more quickly and Save taxpayers money. Related Bills H.R.1311 - To amend the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to ensure that unmet needs after a major disaster are met. H.R. (Open) Transparent Disaster Relief Act of 2018 H.R.1183 Wildfire Prevention Act of 2017 H.R.1665 Disaster Declaration Improvement Act H.R.1678 To amend the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act concerning the statute of limitations for actions to recover disaster or emergency assistance payments, and for other purposes. H.R.1684 Disaster Assistance Support for Communities and Homeowners Act of 2017 H.R.3176 Disaster Assistance Fairness and Accountability Act of 2017 H.R.6048 S.3033 COUNT Victims Act S.3055 Disaster Victims Passport and ID Relief Act of 2018 DIVISION D - DISASTER RECOVERY REFORM Sec. 1201. Short title. Sec. 1202. Applicability. Sec. 1203. Definitions. Sec. 1204. Wildfire prevention. Sec. 1205. Additional activities. Sec. 1206. Eligibility for code implementation and enforcement. Sec. 1207. Program improvements. Sec. 1208. Prioritization of facilities. Sec. 1209. Guidance on evacuation routes. Sec. 1210. Duplication of benefits. Sec. 1211. State administration of assistance for direct temporary housing and permanent housing construction. Sec. 1212. Assistance to individuals and households. Sec. 1213. Multifamily lease and repair assistance. Sec. 1214. Private nonprofit facility. Sec. 1215. Management costs. Sec. 1216. Flexibility. Sec. 1217. Additional disaster assistance. Sec. 1218. National veterinary emergency teams. Sec. 1219. Right of arbitration. Sec. 1220. Unified Federal environmental and historic preservation review. Sec. 1221. Closeout incentives. Sec. 1222. Performance of services. Sec. 1223. Study to streamline and consolidate information collection. Sec. 1224. Agency accountability. Sec. 1225. Audit of contracts. Sec. 1226. Inspector general audit of FEMA contracts for tarps and plastic sheeting. Sec. 1227. Relief organizations. Sec. 1228. Guidance on inundated and submerged roads. Sec. 1229. Extension of assistance. Sec. 1230. Guidance and recommendations. Sec. 1231. Guidance on hazard mitigation assistance. Sec. 1232. Local impact. Sec. 1233. Additional hazard mitigation activities. Sec. 1234. National public infrastructure predisaster hazard mitigation. Sec. 1235. Additional mitigation activities. Sec. 1236. Guidance and training by FEMA on coordination of emergency response plans. Sec. 1237. Certain recoupment prohibited. Sec. 1238. Federal assistance to individuals and households and nonprofit facilities. Sec. 1239. Cost of assistance estimates. Sec. 1240. Report on insurance shortfalls. Sec. 1241. Post disaster building safety assessment. Sec. 1242. FEMA updates on national preparedness assessment. Sec. 1243. FEMA report on duplication in non-natural disaster preparedness grant programs. Sec. 1244. Study and report. Sec. 1245. Review of assistance for damaged underground water infrastructure. Sec. 1246. Extension. Additional Resources I will bring resources that homeowners need to know about here. We will also be sharing from a homeowners point of view how to vote for elected officials in disaster prone states.