To amend the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to clarify that houses of worship are eligible for certain disaster relief and emergency assistance on terms equal to other eligible private nonprofit facilities, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Christopher “Chris” Smith
Sponsor. Representative for New Jersey's 4th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Mar 13, 2013
Length: 5 pages
113th Congress (2013–2015)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on February 13, 2013 but was never passed by the Senate.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
9 Cosponsors (5 Democrats, 4 Republicans)
What legislators are saying
“Smith: Establishment of Flood Insurance Advocate Long Overdue”
— Rep. Christopher “Chris” Smith [R-NJ4] (Sponsor) on Dec 18, 2014
“Reps. Smith, LoBiondo Push House-Passed ‘Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act’”
— Rep. Christopher “Chris” Smith [R-NJ4] (Sponsor) on Mar 10, 2014
“<span class='\"kicker\"'>House passes Sandy-related bill 306-91:</span>House Passes ‘Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act’”
— Rep. Christopher “Chris” Smith [R-NJ4] (Sponsor) on Mar 4, 2014
Feb 8, 2013
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Feb 13, 2013
Passed House (Senate next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.
Jul 15, 2015
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 3066 (114th).
May 11, 2017
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2405 (115th).
H.R. 592 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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