To reauthorize the United States Fire Administration, 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.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Virginia's 10th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Dec 23, 2017
Length: 3 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
Enacted — Signed by the President on Jan 3, 2018
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on January 3, 2018.
8 Cosponsors (7 Republicans, 1 Democrat)
What legislators are saying
“Comstock Announces Nearly $1.5 Million Federal Firefighter Grant for Loudoun County”
— Rep. Barbara Comstock [R-VA10, 2015-2018] (Sponsor) on Sep 19, 2018
“Sen. Coons applauds FEMA grant supporting resources for Delaware firefighters”
— Sen. Christopher Coons [D-DE] on Jul 18, 2018
“Larsen Applauds Passage of $750 Million Grants Programs to Assist Firefighters and Emergency First Responders”
— Rep. Rick Larsen [D-WA2] on Dec 20, 2017
This bill incorporates provisions from:
H.R. 3881: AFG and SAFER Program Reauthorization Act of 2017
Introduced on Sep 28, 2017. 74% incorporated. (compare text)
S. 829: AFG and SAFER Program Reauthorization Act of 2017
Passed Senate (House next) on Aug 2, 2017. 74% incorporated. (compare text)
Aug 2, 2017
Source Bill — Passed Senate (House next)
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 829 (115th), possibly in lieu of similar activity on H.R. 4661 (115th).
Dec 15, 2017
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Dec 18, 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.
Dec 21, 2017
The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
Jan 3, 2018
Enacted — Signed by the President
The President signed the bill and it became law.
H.R. 4661 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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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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United States Fire Administration, AFG, and SAFER Program Reauthorization Act of 2017, Pub. L. No. 115-98, H.R. 4661, 115th Cong. (2018).
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