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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 guidance ... Continue reading »
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Overview

Introduced:

Feb 16, 2017

Status:

Passed House & Senate (President next) on Oct 4, 2017

This bill was passed by Congress on October 4, 2017 and goes to the President next.

Sponsor:

Vicky Hartzler

Representative for Missouri's 4th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Oct 6, 2017
Length: 1 pages

Prognosis:

93% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Feb 16, 2017
 
Introduced

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Feb 28, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

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Mar 9, 2017
 
Reported by House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

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Mar 27, 2017
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Jul 26, 2017
 
Considered by Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Sep 18, 2017
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Reported by Senate Committee.

Sep 18, 2017
 
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.

Oct 4, 2017
 
Passed Senate

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.

Pending
 
Signed by the President

H.R. 1117 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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