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H.R. 1690 (116th): Carbon Monoxide Alarms Leading Every Resident To Safety Act of 2019

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To require carbon monoxide detectors in certain federally assisted housing, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Jesús “Chuy” García

Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 4th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Sep 11, 2019
Length: 10 pages
Mar 12, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on September 10, 2019 but was never passed by the Senate.


Position statements

What legislators are saying

García and Cunningham Celebrate Passage of Life-Saving Legislation
    — Rep. Jesús “Chuy” García [D-IL4] (Sponsor) on Sep 10, 2019

Delgado Applauds House Passage of Legislation to Support Modernizations in Affordable Housing for Struggling Families
    — Rep. Antonio Delgado [D-NY19] on Sep 12, 2019

the daily leader: tuesday, september 10, 2019
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on Sep 10, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute estimates H.R. 1690 will add $300 million in new spending through 2024.


Mar 12, 2019

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

May 21, 2019
Considered by House Committee on Financial Services

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Jun 26, 2019
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Sep 10, 2019
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.

H.R. 1690 (116th) was 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 1690. 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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