H.R. 1117: To require the Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency to submit a report regarding certain plans regarding assistance to applicants and grantees during the response to an emergency or disaster.

H.R. 1117 directs the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to foster more open communications between disaster response operations and affected communities after an emergency or disaster by providing more transparency, increased consistency, and better assistance during the recovery phase after a disaster or emergency. Specifically, the bills requires FEMA to report to Congress regarding its plans to provide consistent ...

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Feb 16, 2017


Ordered Reported by Committee on Feb 28, 2017

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on February 28, 2017.

The House Majority Leader indicated on Mar 23, 2017 that this bill may be considered in the week ahead.


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Feb 16, 2017

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Feb 28, 2017
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Mar 9, 2017
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Mar 23, 2017
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