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H.R. 1214: Protecting Disaster Relief Funds Act of 2019

The text of the bill below is as of Feb 13, 2019 (Introduced).


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116th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 1214

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 13, 2019

(for herself, Mr. Gonzalez of Texas, Mr. McGovern, Mr. Cisneros, Ms. Moore, Mr. Espaillat, Mrs. Demings, Mrs. Watson Coleman, Mr. Garamendi, Mr. Lawson of Florida, and Mr. Serrano) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and in addition to the Committee on Financial Services, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned

A BILL

To prohibit certain funds from being transferred or reprogrammed to plan, develop, or construct a new physical barrier along the Southwest border, and for other purposes.

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Short title

This Act may be cited as the Protecting Disaster Relief Funds Act of 2019.

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Prohibition on use of certain funds for a new physical barrier along the Southwest border

Notwithstanding any other provision of law, none of the funds appropriated or otherwise made available by Public Law 115–56, Public Law 115–123, Public Law 115–72, or Public Law 115–254 to the Department of Homeland Security or Department of Housing and Urban Development for activities relating to disaster relief or recovery may be transferred or reprogrammed to plan, develop, or construct a new physical barrier along the Southwest border of the United States. Furthermore, none of the funds appropriated or otherwise made available to the Corps of Engineers by Public Law 115–123 may be transferred or reprogrammed under section 2293 of title 33, United States Code.