House Bill No. 5530

Public Act No. 00-117

An Act Concerning The Maximum Payment Under The Individual And Family Grant Disaster Relief Program.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

Section 1. Subsection (b) of section 28-9d of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof:

(b) Notwithstanding any other provision of law or regulation, the Governor is authorized to make financial grants to meet disaster-related necessary expenses or serious needs of individuals or families adversely affected by a disaster which cannot otherwise adequately be met from other means of assistance, which shall not exceed [five thousand dollars] in the aggregate the maximum payment established by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, to an individual or family in any single disaster declared by the President.

Sec. 2. This act shall take effect from its passage.

Approved May 26, 2000