United States Code

USC most recently checked for updates: Jan 29, 2023

§ 5165e.
Integrated plan for administrative cost reduction
(a)
In general
Not later than 365 days after February 29, 2016, the Administrator shall—
(1)
develop and implement an integrated plan to control and reduce administrative costs for major disasters, which shall include—
(A)
steps the Agency will take to reduce administrative costs;
(B)
milestones needed for accomplishing the reduction of administrative costs;
(C)
strategic goals for the average annual percentage of administrative costs of major disasters for each fiscal year;
(D)
the assignment of clear roles and responsibilities, including the designation of officials responsible for monitoring and measuring performance; and
(E)
a timetable for implementation;
(2)
compare the costs and benefits of tracking the administrative cost data for major disasters by the public assistance, individual assistance, hazard mitigation, and mission assignment programs, and if feasible, track this information; and
(3)
clarify Agency guidance and minimum documentation requirements for a direct administrative cost claimed by a grantee or subgrantee of a public assistance grant program.
(b)
Congressional update

Not later than 90 days after February 29, 2016, the Administrator shall brief the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs of the Senate and the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure of the House of Representatives on the plan required to be developed under subsection (a)(1).

(c)
Updates

If the Administrator modifies the plan or the timetable under subsection (a), the Administrator shall submit to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs of the Senate and the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure of the House of Representatives a report notifying Congress of the modification, which shall include the details of the modification.

(Pub. L. 114–132, § 3, Feb. 29, 2016, 130 Stat. 294.)
cite as: 42 USC 5165e