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H.R. 1311 (116th): To amend the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to ensure that unmet needs after a major disaster are met.

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Garret Graves

Sponsor. Representative for Louisiana's 6th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jul 11, 2019
Length: 8 pages
Introduced
Feb 19, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 27, 2019, 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).

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7 Cosponsors (5 Republicans, 2 Democrats)

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What legislators are saying

T & I Committee Passes Graves Legislation to Improve Disaster Recovery
    — Rep. Garret Graves [R-LA6] (Sponsor) on Mar 27, 2019

T & I COMMITTEE PASSES CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETTS LEGISLATION TO IMPROVE DISASTER RECOVERY
    — Rep. Stacey Plaskett [D-VI] (Co-sponsor) on Apr 2, 2019

Graves Files Bipartisan Bill for Faster Disaster Recovery
    — Rep. Garret Graves [R-LA6] (Sponsor) on Feb 20, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 1311 will add $3.1 billion in new spending through 2029.

History

Feb 19, 2019
 
Introduced

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Mar 27, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

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Jul 11, 2019
 
Reported by House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

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H.R. 1311 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 1311. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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