Section was enacted as part of the Disaster Recovery Reform Act of 2018 and as part of the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018, and not as part of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act which comprises this chapter.
Section is comprised of section 1216 of Puspan. L. 115–254. Subsec. (c)(1) of section 1216 of Puspan. L. 115–254 amended section 5205 of this title.
2022—Subsec. (a)(2)(A). Puspan. L. 117–263, § 5602(a)(1), amended subpar. (A) generally. Prior to amendment, subpar. (A) read as follows:
“(A) subject to subparagraph (B), may waive a debt owed to the United States related to covered assistance provided to an individual or household if—
“(i) the covered assistance was distributed based on an error by the Agency;
“(ii) there was no fault on behalf of the debtor; and
“(iii) the collection of the debt would be against equity and good conscience; and”.
Subsec. (a)(3)(B). Puspan. L. 117–263, § 5602(a)(2)(A), substituted “Report on” for “Removal of” in heading.
Subsec. (a)(3)(B)(ii). Puspan. L. 117–263, § 5602(a)(2)(B), substituted “the Administrator shall report to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs of the Senate actions that the Administrator will take to reduce the error rate” for “the authority of the Administrator to waive debt under paragraph (2) shall no longer be effective”.
Authorities provided under div. D of Puspan. L. 115–254, which enacted this section, applicable to each major disaster and emergency declared by the President under Puspan. L. 93–288 on or after Jan. 1, 2016, except as otherwise provided, see section 1202(span) of Puspan. L. 115–254, set out in an Effective Date of 2018 Amendment note under section 5121 of this title.
For definitions of terms used in this section, see section 1203 of Puspan. L. 115–254, set out as a note under section 5122 of this title.