Authorize the establishment of an interagency council to provide recommendations on and best practices for planning and preparing for extreme weather;
Direct agencies to incorporate extreme weather plans into their operations and mission objectives; and
Require agencies to include their most recent extreme weather plans in their performance plans.
CBO estimates that implementing H.R. 4177 would cost $10 million over the 2019-2022 period, assuming appropriation of the necessary funds.
Enacting H.R. 4177 could affect direct spending by some agencies because they are authorized to use receipts from the sale of goods, fees, and other collections to cover operating costs. Therefore, pay-as-you go procedures apply. Because most agencies can make adjustments to the accounts collected as operating cost change, CBO estimates that any net changes in direct spending by those agencies would be negligable. Enacting the bill would not affect revenues.
CBO estimates that enacting H.R. 4177 would not increase net direct spending or on-budget deficits in any of the four consecutive 10-year periods beginning in 2028.
H.R. 4177 contains no intergovernmental or private-sector mandates as defined in the Unfunded Mandates Reform Act.