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H.R. 4177 (115th): Preparedness and Risk Management for Extreme Weather Patterns Assuring Resilience and Effectiveness 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 “Matt” Cartwright

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

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Last Updated: Dec 28, 2018
Length: 30 pages
Introduced
Oct 31, 2017
115th Congress (2017–2019)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on November 2, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).

Cosponsors

24 Cosponsors (14 Democrats, 10 Republicans)

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Position statements

What legislators are saying

House Passes Bipartisan, Common Sense Solution to Save Money and Increase Resilience to Extreme Weather
    — Rep. Matthew “Matt” Cartwright [D-PA8] (Sponsor) on Apr 27, 2018

Washington Review, April 16,2018
    — Rep. Albio Sires [D-NJ8] on Apr 16, 2018

Cartwright Bill to Increase Resilience to Extreme Weather Passes House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
    — Rep. Matthew “Matt” Cartwright [D-PA8] (Sponsor) on Apr 13, 2018

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute 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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Nov 14, 2018
 
Reported by House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

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H.R. 4177 (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. 4177. 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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