S. 2971: National Urban Search and Rescue Response System Act of 2016

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

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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May 23, 2016


Passed House with Changes on Dec 7, 2016

This bill passed in the Senate and the House, but the House made changes and sent it back to the Senate on December 7, 2016.


Robert “Rob” Portman

Junior Senator from Ohio



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Last Updated: Dec 7, 2016
Length: 16 pages


5% chance of being enacted according to PredictGov (details)


May 23, 2016

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 25, 2016
Reported by Committee

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

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.

Senate Approves House Changes

Signed by the President

S. 2971 is 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.

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