Disaster Reform Catches Ride on FAA Reauthorization
The president has signed P.L. 115-254, a reauthorization of Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) programs, through fiscal year (FY) 2023. The FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018 extends the tax and spending authority of the Airport and Airways Trust Fund and reauthorizes the Airport Improvement Program.
In addition to FAA provisions, the bill includes the Disaster Recovery Reform Act (DRRA) to reform disaster planning and mitigation. It also includes a supplemental disaster appropriation of $1.68 billion.
This Issue Brief highlights provisions of interest to states in P.L. 115-254.