To reauthorize the programs and activities of the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Pennsylvania's 11th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jun 23, 2017
Length: 16 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced on May 24, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
What legislators are saying
“Barletta Bill to Reauthorize FEMA, Drive Down Disaster Costs Passes Committee”
— Rep. Lou Barletta [R-PA11, 2011-2018] (Sponsor) on May 24, 2017
What stakeholders are saying
May 19, 2017
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
May 24, 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.
Jun 23, 2017
Reported by House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
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H.R. 2548 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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