Enacts into law the policy statement and similar requirements found in Executive Order 13407.
Required FEMA to establish a National Advisory Council (NAC) IPAWS Subcommittee with the goal of ensuring that the public alert and warning system met specified standards.
Incorporates multiple communications technologies
Adapts to and incorporates future technologies for communicating directly with the public
Provides alerts to the largest portion of the affected population which includes nonresident visitors and tourists; individuals with disabilities, access and functional needs; individuals with limited English proficiency; and improves the ability of remote areas to receive alerts
Enhances community preparedness and response through local and regional public and private partnerships
Reaches the greatest number of people through redundant alert mechanisms