Federal Emergency Management Agency, Emergency Preparedness and Response Directorate, Department of Homeland Security.
FEMA gives notice of an increase of the maximum amount for Small Project Grants to State and local governments and private nonprofit facilities for disasters declared on or after October 1, 2003.
October 1, 2003.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
James Walke, Recovery Division, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646-3834.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
The Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, 42 U.S.C. 5121-5206 (the Stafford Act) prescribes that FEMA must annually adjust the maximum grant amount made under section 422, Small Project Grants, Simplified Procedure, relating to the Public Assistance program, to reflect changes in the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers published by the Department of Labor.
FEMA gives notice of an increase of the maximum amount of any Small Project Grant made to the State, local government, or to the owner or operator of an eligible private nonprofit facility, under Sec. 422 of the Stafford Act, to $54,100 for all disasters declared on or after October 1, 2003.
FEMA bases the adjustment on an increase in the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers of 2.2 percent for the 12-month period ended in August 2003. The Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S. Department of Labor released the information on September 18, 2003.
(Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance No. 83.516, Disaster Assistance.)Start Signature
Michael D. Brown,
Under Secretary, Emergency Preparedness and Response, Department of Homeland Security.
[FR Doc. 03-25999 Filed 10-14-03; 8:45 am]
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