An Examination of Federal Disaster Relief Under the Budget Control Act Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title An Examination of Federal Disaster Relief Under the Budget Control Act

Creator

  • Author: Lindsay, Bruce R.
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Analyst in American National Government
  • Author: Painter, William L.
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Analyst in Emergency Management and Homeland Security Policy
  • Author: McCarthy, Francis X.
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Analyst in Emergency Management Policy

Publisher

  • Name: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
    Place of Publication: Washington D.C.

Date

  • Creation: 2013-11-08

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: This report addresses traditional funding for major disaster declarations, workings of the President's Disaster Relief Fund, a basic overview of how disaster assistance is appropriated, what factors affect how much the federal government spends on disasters, how disaster relief is impacted by the Budget Control Act (BCA) of 2011, and what the policy implications are for disaster assistance under the constraints of the BCA, and the increasing number of disaster declarations and both the possible causes and likely cost implications of a greater number of declarations.
  • Physical Description: 22 pages.

Subject

  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Fiscal policy
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Budgets
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Government spending
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Emergency management
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Disasters
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Disaster relief

Primary Source

  • Item is not a Primary Source

Coverage

  • Place Name: United States

Collection

  • Name: Congressional Research Service Reports
    Code: CRSR

Institution

  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Resource Type

  • Report

Format

  • Text

Identifier

  • CRS Report Number: R42352
  • Accession or Local Control No: R42352_2013Nov08
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc267798