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H.R. 1984: DISASTER Act

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To amend chapter 11 of title 31, United States Code, to require the Director of the Office of Management and Budget to annually submit to Congress a report on all disaster-related assistance provided by the Federal Government.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Scott Peters

Sponsor. Representative for California's 52nd congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Mar 28, 2019
Length: 9 pages
Introduced
Mar 28, 2019
Status

Ordered Reported on May 8, 2019

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on May 8, 2019.

Prognosis
19% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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Position statements

What legislators are saying

Reps. Peters, Meadows Introduce Federal Disaster Reform Bill
    — Rep. Scott Peters [D-CA52] (Sponsor) on Apr 2, 2019

Meadows, Peters Introduce Federal Disaster Reform Bill
    — Rep. Mark Meadows [R-NC11] (Co-sponsor) on Apr 2, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform: SpendingTracker.org estimates new spending due to H.R. 1984 will be negligible.

History

Mar 28, 2019
 
Introduced

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

May 8, 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.

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Passed House

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 1984 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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