To provide for the establishment of a private, nonprofit entity to assist the Government in providing disaster assistance, and for other purposes.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE DEFINITIONS.
(a) Short Title.--This Act may be cited as the ``Preparedness and Resilience Foundation Act''. (b) Definitions.--In this Act-- (1) the term ``Foundation'' means the Preparedness and Resilience Foundation established under this Act; (2) the terms ``Board'' and ``Chair'' mean the board of directors of the Foundation and the Chair of the board of directors, respectively; (3) the terms ``Department'' and ``Secretary'' mean the Department of Homeland Security and the Secretary of Homeland Security, respectively; (4) the term ``Fund'' means the Endowment Fund established under this Act; (5) the terms ``FEMA'' and ``Administrator'' mean the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Administrator thereof, respectively; and (6) the term ``Director'' means the executive director of the Foundation appointed under this Act.
SEC. 2. ESTABLISHMENT AND DUTIES OF THE FOUNDATION.
(a) In General.--There is established in accordance with this section a nonprofit private corporation to be known as the ``Preparedness and Resilience Foundation''. The Foundation shall not be an agency or instrumentality of the Federal Government, and officers, employees, and members of the board of directors of the Foundation shall not be officers or employees of the Federal Government. (b) Purpose of the Foundation.--The purpose of the Foundation shall be to support and carry out activities...