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H.R. 4177: PREPARE Act of 2017

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To enhance the Federal Government's planning and preparation for extreme weather and the Federal Government's dissemination of best practices to respond to extreme weather, thereby increasing resilience, improving regional coordination, and mitigating the financial risk to the Federal Government from such extreme weather, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Matthew Cartwright

Sponsor. Representative for Pennsylvania's 17th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Oct 31, 2017
Length: 28 pages
Introduced:

Oct 31, 2017

Status:

Ordered Reported on Nov 2, 2017

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on November 2, 2017.

Prognosis:

4% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform: SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 4177 will add $12 million in new spending through 2023.
Coalition to Reduce Spending: The Coalition to Reduce Spending supports the bipartisan Preparedness and Risk Management for Extreme Weather Patterns Assuring Resilience (PREPARE) Act because it can enhance government preparedness for extreme weather situations and ensure that federal agencies are sharing information appropriately, using best ...

History

Oct 31, 2017
 
Introduced

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Nov 2, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

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Apr 12, 2018
 
Considered by House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

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Passed House

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 4177 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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