H.R. 592 (113th): Federal Disaster Assistance Nonprofit Fairness Act of 2013


Feb 8, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

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.


Christopher “Chris” Smith

Representative for New Jersey's 4th congressional district



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Last Updated: Mar 13, 2013
Length: 5 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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.

Summary (CRS)

2/13/2013--Passed House without amendment.Federal Disaster Assistance Nonprofit Fairness Act of 2013 - Amends the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to include community centers, including tax-exempt houses ... Read more >

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Feb 8, 2013

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Feb 13, 2013
Passed House

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 592”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


9 cosponsors (5D, 4R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass
Feb 13, 2013 1:34 p.m.
Passed 354/72

Related Bills

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H.R. 3066 (114th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 15, 2015

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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 10, 2013

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