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H.R. 1261: National Landslide Preparedness Act

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To establish a national program to identify and reduce losses from landslide hazards, to establish a national 3D Elevation Program, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Suzan DelBene

Sponsor. Representative for Washington's 1st congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jun 4, 2019
Length: 27 pages
Introduced
Feb 14, 2019
Status

Passed House (Senate next) on Jun 3, 2019

This bill passed in the House on June 3, 2019 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis
31% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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Position statements

What legislators are saying

House Passes DelBene’s Legislation to Protect Communities from Landslides
    — Rep. Suzan DelBene [D-WA1] (Sponsor) on Jun 3, 2019

My Votes – Week of June 3
    — Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers [R-WA5] on Jun 7, 2019

the daily leader: monday, june 3, 2019
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on Jun 2, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 1261 will add $300 million in new spending through 2024.

History

Feb 14, 2019
 
Introduced

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May 1, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

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Jun 3, 2019
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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Jun 3, 2019
 
Reported by House Committee on Natural Resources

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Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 1261 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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