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Text of the Irene and Lee Emergency Assistance Act of 2012

This bill was introduced on February 8, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Feb 08, 2012 (Introduced).

Source: GPO

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112th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 3986

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 8, 2012

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

A BILL

To provide relief for the victims of Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Irene and Lee Emergency Assistance Act of 2012.

2.

Unemployment assistance

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.