National Flood Research and Education Center Act
To establish a National Flood Research and Education Center to provide research, data, and recommendations on physical science, social science, economic analysis, policy analysis, risk analysis, monitoring, predicting, and planning as they relate to flooding and flood-related issues.
Summary of Selected Provisions
- Directs the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to establish a National Flood Research and Education Center in partnership with a leading public institution of higher education that would conduct physical and social sciences research to inform policy and risk assessments for flooding hazards
- Establishes a consortium of public higher education institutions that would partner with the center to support associated research and education programs
- Recommends the center receive $10 million annually between fiscal years 2020 to 2025
Co-sponsors by Party
06/04/2019Introduced in House