H. R. 3986
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
February 8, 2012
Mr. Tonko introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
To provide relief for the victims of Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee.
This Act may be cited as the
Irene and Lee Emergency Assistance Act of
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, in the case of an individual eligible to receive unemployment assistance under section 410(a) of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 5177(a)) as a result of a disaster declaration made for Hurricane Irene or Tropical Storm Lee on or after August 22, 2011, the President shall make such assistance available for 39 weeks after the date of the disaster declaration.