About the bill
H.R. 1214 temporarily increases FEMA’s simplified projects threshold for disaster recovery public assistance to $500,000. The Act sunsets on September 30, 2021.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Pennsylvania's 11th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Mar 28, 2017
Length: 3 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on March 27, 2017 but was never passed by the Senate.
What legislators are saying
“Barletta Calls for Mitigation on Front End of Disasters”
— Rep. Lou Barletta [R-PA11, 2011-2018] (Sponsor) on Nov 6, 2017
“President Trump signs into law FAA Reauthorization, Denham priorities included”
— Rep. Jeff Denham [R-CA10, 2013-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Oct 5, 2018
Feb 24, 2017
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Feb 28, 2017
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.
Mar 9, 2017
Reported by House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
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.
Mar 27, 2017
Passed House (Senate next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
H.R. 1214 (115th) 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.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 1214. This is the one from the 115th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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