H.R. 41 (113th): Hurricane Sandy relief bill


Jan 3, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015


Enacted — Signed by the President on Jan 6, 2013

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on January 6, 2013.


Pub.L. 113-1


Scott Garrett

Representative for New Jersey's 5th congressional district



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Last Updated: Mar 19, 2013
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About the bill

Full Title

To temporarily increase the borrowing authority of the Federal Emergency Management Agency for carrying out the National Flood Insurance Program.

Summary (CRS)

1/6/2013--Public Law.Amends the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968 to increase from $20.725 billion to $30.425 billion the total amount of notes and obligations (federal borrowing authority) which may be ... Read more >


Jan 3, 2013

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jan 4, 2013
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Jan 4, 2013
Passed Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Jan 6, 2013
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 41”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


44 cosponsors (33D, 11R) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass
Jan 4, 2013 11:22 a.m.
Passed 354/67

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