Project Title: Technical Monitoring of New and Existing Seismic Building Codes and Related Training

Client: Federal Emergency Management Agency

Purpose: To continue FEMA’s support of the model codes and consensus standards development processes, submit proposed changes to the model codes based on the most recent edition of the NEHRP Recommended Seismic Provisions and other FEMA publications, assist state and local code adoption efforts upon request, and to support other code-related activities such as outreach and education to ensure that seismic risk is adequately addressed at the State and local levels.