Case Type Number: 
Statute (Common Name): 
American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, and Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act of 2013
Program Area: 
Regulatory Authorities (CFR): 
44 CFR 206.209
Filed By: 
State/Local/Tribal Govt
Brief Description of Case Type: 
These cases involve requests for arbitration to resolve disputes between applicants and the Federal Emergency Management Agency over funding for public assistance applications arising from the damage caused by Hurricanes Katrina, Rita, and Gustav. See Pub. L. No. 111-5, § 601 directs the President to establish an arbitration panel under the Federal Emergency Management Agency public assistance program with authority to award or deny disputed public assistance applications for covered hurricane damage relating to Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. Pub. L. No. 113-6, § 565 extends that review to include certain applications relating to Hurricane Gustav. Applications for such assistance are typically made by State agencies, local governments, or eligible private nonprofit organizations. See 44 CFR 206.201.
Relief Available in Actions Filed By Private Parties: 
Approval of Request/Application (General)
Verified by Agency: