H.R. 1297: Disaster Response Reform Act of 2015

To amend the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to provide assistance for housing cooperatives damaged by a major disaster, to provide relief to homeowners affected by major disasters who have mortgages insured by the FHA or owned or guaranteed by Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac, and for other purposes.

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Mar 4, 2015


Referred to Committee on Mar 4, 2015

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on March 4, 2015, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.


Hakeem Jeffries

Representative for New York's 8th congressional district



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Last Updated: Mar 4, 2015
Length: 14 pages


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Mar 4, 2015

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