(Pub. L. 93–498, § 21,Oct. 29, 1974, 88 Stat. 1548; Pub. L. 96–121, § 2,Nov. 16, 1979, 93 Stat. 863; Pub. L. 106–503, title I, § 110(a)(2)(B)(ix),Nov. 13, 2000, 114 Stat. 2302; Pub. L. 110–376, § 9(a),Oct. 8, 2008, 122 Stat. 4061; Pub. L. 112–239, div. A, title XVIII, § 1802(b)(1),Jan. 2, 2013, 126 Stat. 2100.)
References in Text
This chapter, referred to in text, was in the original “this Act”, meaning Pub. L. 93–498
, Oct. 29, 1974, 88 Stat. 1535
, which is classified principally to this chapter. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section
of this title and Tables.
In subsec. (b)(1), “section
” substituted for “section 3709 of the Revised Statutes, as amended (41
U.S.C. 5)” on authority of Pub. L. 111–350
, § 6(c),Jan. 4, 2011, 124 Stat. 3854
, which Act enacted Title 41, Public Contracts.
In subsec. (b)(2), “section
” substituted for “section 3679 of the Revised Statutes (31
U.S.C. 665(b))” on authority of Pub. L. 97–258
, § 4(b),Sept. 13, 1982, 96 Stat. 1067
, the first section of which enacted Title 31, Money and Finance.
2013—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 112–239
substituted “Administrator of FEMA” for “Director”.
2008—Subsec. (e). Pub. L. 110–376
amended subsec. (e) generally. Prior to amendment, text read as follows: “To the extent practicable, the Administrator shall utilize existing programs, data, information, and facilities already available in other Federal Government departments and agencies and, where appropriate, existing research organizations, centers, and universities. The Administrator shall provide liaison at an appropriate organizational level to assure coordination of his activities with State and local government agencies, departments, bureaus, or offices concerned with any matter related to programs of fire prevention and control and with private and other Federal organizations and offices so concerned.”
2000—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 106–503
substituted “Director” for “Secretary”.
1979—Subsec. (b)(4). Pub. L. 96–121
substituted “the daily equivalent of the maximum annual rate of basic pay then in effect for grade GS–15 of the General Schedule (5
)” for “$100 a day”.
Transfer of Functions
For transfer of all functions, personnel, assets, components, authorities, grant programs, and liabilities of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, including the functions of the Under Secretary for Federal Emergency Management relating thereto, to the Federal Emergency Management Agency, see section
, Domestic Security.
For transfer of functions, personnel, assets, and liabilities of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, including the functions of the Director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency relating thereto, to the Secretary of Homeland Security, and for treatment of related references, see former section
, Domestic Security, and the Department of Homeland Security Reorganization Plan of November 25, 2002, as modified, set out as a note under section
Functions of National Fire Prevention and Control Administration [now United States Fire Administration] and National Academy for Fire Prevention and Control generally transferred to Federal Emergency Management Agency. For further details see Transfer of Functions note set out under section
of this title.
Enhancement of Science and Mathematics Programs
Pub. L. 105–108
, § 7,Nov. 20, 1997, 111 Stat. 2265
, provided that:
“(a) Definitions.—In this section:
“(1) Administrator.—The term ‘Administrator’ means the Administrator of the United States Fire Administration.
“(2) Educationally useful federal equipment.—The term ‘educationally useful Federal equipment’ means computers and related peripheral tools and research equipment that is appropriate for use in schools.
“(3) School.—The term ‘school’ means a public or private educational institution that serves any of the grades of kindergarten through grade 12.
“(b) Sense of Congress.—
“(1) In general.—It is the sense of Congress that the Administrator should, to the greatest extent practicable and in a manner consistent with applicable Federal law (including Executive Order No. 12999 [40
U.S.C. 549 note
]), donate educationally useful Federal equipment to schools in order to enhance the science and mathematics programs of those schools.
“(A) In general.—Not later than 1 year after the date of enactment of this Act [Nov. 20, 1997], and annually thereafter, the Administrator shall prepare and submit to the President a report that meets the requirements of this paragraph. The President shall submit that report to Congress at the same time as the President submits a budget request to Congress under section
, United States Code.
“(B) Contents of report.—The report prepared by the Administrator under this paragraph shall describe any donations of educationally useful Federal equipment to schools made during the period covered by the report.”