42 U.S. Code § 5187 - Fire management assistance

(a) In general
The President is authorized to provide assistance, including grants, equipment, supplies, and personnel, to any State or local government for the mitigation, management, and control of any fire on public or private forest land or grassland that threatens such destruction as would constitute a major disaster.
(b) Coordination with State and tribal departments of forestry
In providing assistance under this section, the President shall coordinate with State and tribal departments of forestry.
(c) Essential assistance
In providing assistance under this section, the President may use the authority provided under section 5170b of this title.
(d) Rules and regulations
The President shall prescribe such rules and regulations as are necessary to carry out this section.

Source

(Pub. L. 93–288, title IV, § 420, formerly § 417,May 22, 1974, 88 Stat. 158; renumbered § 420,Pub. L. 100–707, title I, § 106(j),Nov. 23, 1988, 102 Stat. 4705; Pub. L. 106–390, title III, § 303(a),Oct. 30, 2000, 114 Stat. 1572.)
Amendments

2000—Pub. L. 106–390amended section catchline and text generally. Prior to amendment, text read as follows: “The President is authorized to provide assistance, including grants, equipment, supplies, and personnel, to any State for the suppression of any fire on publicly or privately owned forest or grassland which threatens such destruction as would constitute a major disaster.”
Effective Date of 2000 Amendment

Pub. L. 106–390, title III, § 303(b),Oct. 30, 2000, 114 Stat. 1573, provided that: “The amendment made by subsection (a) [amending this section] takes effect 1 year after the date of the enactment of this Act [Oct. 30, 2000].”

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44 CFR - Emergency Management and Assistance

44 CFR Part 80 - PROPERTY ACQUISITION AND RELOCATION FOR OPEN SPACE

44 CFR Part 201 - MITIGATION PLANNING

44 CFR Part 204 - FIRE MANAGEMENT ASSISTANCE GRANT PROGRAM

44 CFR Part 206 - FEDERAL DISASTER ASSISTANCE

44 CFR Part 207 - MANAGEMENT COSTS

44 CFR Part 208 - NATIONAL URBAN SEARCH AND RESCUE RESPONSE SYSTEM

 

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