H.R. 654: Pacific Northwest Earthquake Preparedness Act of 2017

H.R. 654 directs the Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to carry out a plan for the purchase and installation of an earthquake early warning system for the Cascadia Subduction Zone (CSZ). Specifically, FEMA is required to develop a plan and identify the necessary funding for an earthquake early warning system. The President is directed to establish an ... Continue reading »
(Source: Republican Policy Committee)

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Overview

Introduced:

Jan 24, 2017

Status:

Passed House (Senate next) on Mar 27, 2017

This bill passed in the House on March 27, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Sponsor:

Peter DeFazio

Representative for Oregon's 4th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 28, 2017
Length: 12 pages

Prognosis:

16% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Jan 24, 2017
 
Introduced

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Feb 28, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

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Mar 9, 2017
 
Reported by House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

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Mar 27, 2017
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 654 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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