H.R. 6542 (112th): FEMA Reform Act of 2012


Sep 21, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 21, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Cedric Richmond

Representative for Louisiana's 2nd congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 21, 2012
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About the bill

Full Title

To improve assistance after a hurricane or major disaster.

Summary (CRS)

9/21/2012--Introduced.FEMA Reform Act of 2012 - Requires:(1) 50% of the amount estimated for a preliminary damage assessment by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for any state or local government ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Sep 21, 2012

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 6542”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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