HR654: Pacific Northwest Earthquake Preparedness Act of 2017

By | November 9, 2017

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Requires FEMA to develop a plan for an earthquake early warning system in the Pacific Northwest’s Cascadia Subduction Zone and provide funds for state and local governments to implement it. Directs the President to establish a task force to develop plans and recommendations on preparing for and dealing with earthquake and tsunami events in the Cascadia Subduction Zone.

Official Summary

Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by President
Became Public Law


Original sponsor: Rep. DeFazio, Peter A. [D-OR-4]


Passed House:

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