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H.R. 3881 (115th): AFG and SAFER Program Reauthorization Act of 2017

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To reauthorize the Assistance to Firefighters Grants program, the Fire Prevention and Safety Grants program, and the Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response grant program, and for other purposes.

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The federal budget process occurs in two stages: appropriations, which set overall spending limits by agency or program, and authorizations, which direct how federal funds should (or should not) be used. Appropriation and authorization provisions are typically made for single fiscal years. A reauthorization bill like this one renews the authorizations of an expiring law.

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Bill Pascrell Jr.

Sponsor. Representative for New Jersey's 9th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Sep 28, 2017
Length: 6 pages
Introduced
Sep 28, 2017
115th Congress (2017–2019)
Status
Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

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H.R. 4661: United States Fire Administration, AFG, and SAFER Program Reauthorization Act of 2017
Enacted — Signed by the President on Jan 3, 2018. (compare text)
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Sep 28, 2017
 
Introduced

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H.R. 3881 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 3881. 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 passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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