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House Appropriations Homeland Security Subcommittee FY 2021 Appropriations Markup

July 10, 2020

On Tuesday, July 7, the House Appropriations Homeland Security Subcommittee held a FY2021 appropriations markup.  Click here for full bill text.

The legislation provides:

$385 million for Assistance to Firefighter Grants (AFG); and 

$385 million for Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response Grants (SAFER). 

These programs were each funded at $355 million for FY 2020.

Proposed funding levels for USAR and the U.S. Fire Administration have yet to be released – the FAMA/FEMSA GAC will follow up as soon as those figures are available.

Please note that this legislation must still pass in the House and in the Senate. The FAMA/FEMSA GAC will keep you updated on all future actions related to this legislation.

If you have any questions, please contact the GAC Co-chairs:
John Granby at [email protected]
Lee Morris at [email protected]
David Durstine at [email protected]
or GAC Sr. Adviser Dave Gatton at [email protected]