S. 2971 (114th): National Urban Search and Rescue Response System Act of 2016

A bill to authorize the National Urban Search and Rescue Response System.

Overview

Introduced:

May 23, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 16, 2016

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 16, 2016.

Law:

Pub.L. 114-326

Sponsor:

Robert “Rob” Portman

Senator from Ohio

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Dec 13, 2016
Length: 6 pages

Incorporated Legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

H.R. 1471: FEMA Disaster Assistance Reform Act of 2015

Passed House on Feb 29, 2016. 30% incorporated. (compare text)

History

May 23, 2016
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 25, 2016
 
Ordered Reported by Committee

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Aug 30, 2016
 
Reported by Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

Nov 30, 2016
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 7, 2016
 
Passed House with Changes

The House passed the bill with changes not in the Senate version and sent it back to the Senate to approve the changes.

Dec 10, 2016
 
Senate Agreed to Changes

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 Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 16, 2016
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 2971 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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