[USC02] 42 USC 5196f: Disaster related information services
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42 USC 5196f: Disaster related information services Text contains those laws in effect on October 17, 2019
From Title 42-THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARECHAPTER 68-DISASTER RELIEFSUBCHAPTER IV-B-EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESSPart A-Powers and Duties

§5196f. Disaster related information services

(a) In general

Consistent with section 5151(a) of this title, the Administrator of Federal 1 Emergency Management Agency shall-

(1) identify, in coordination with State and local governments, population groups with limited English proficiency and take into account such groups in planning for an emergency or major disaster;

(2) ensure that information made available to individuals affected by a major disaster or emergency is made available in formats that can be understood by-

(A) population groups identified under paragraph (1); and

(B) individuals with disabilities or other special needs; and


(3) develop and maintain an informational clearinghouse of model language assistance programs and best practices for State and local governments in providing services related to a major disaster or emergency.

(b) Group size

For purposes of subsection (a), the Administrator of Federal 1 Emergency Management Agency shall define the size of a population group.

(Pub. L. 93–288, title VI, §616, as added Pub. L. 109–295, title VI, §689e, Oct. 4, 2006, 120 Stat. 1452 ; amended Pub. L. 111–351, §3(c)(2), Jan. 4, 2011, 124 Stat. 3864 .)

Amendments

2011-Pub. L. 111–351 substituted "Administrator" for "Director" in subsecs. (a) and (b).

1 So in original. The word "the" probably should appear before "Federal".