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H.R. 2157 (116th): Additional Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief Act, 2019

Making supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2019, and for other purposes.

Sponsor and status

Nita Lowey

Sponsor. Representative for New York's 17th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jun 5, 2019
Length: 32 pages
Apr 9, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jun 6, 2019

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on June 6, 2019.

Pub.L. 116-20

Position statements

What legislators are saying

LaMalfa Applauds HUD Long-Term Disaster Relief Funds
    — Rep. Doug LaMalfa [R-CA1] on Dec 19, 2019

Rep. Austin Scott Applauds Roll Out of Block Grants for Georgians Impacted by Hurricane Michael
    — Rep. Austin Scott [R-GA8] on Feb 26, 2020

Walker Bill to Pay for Disaster Spending by Putting America First and Cutting Foreign Aid to Get House Vote
    — Rep. Mark Walker [R-NC6, 2015-2020] on Jun 11, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute estimates H.R. 2157 will add $18 billion in new spending through 2029.

Incorporated legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

S. 811: Additional Supplemental Appropriations for Border Security and Disaster Relief, 2019

Introduced on Mar 14, 2019. 85% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 572: Additional Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief, 2019

Introduced on Feb 26, 2019. 90% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 268: Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2019

Passed House (Senate next) on Jan 16, 2019. 75% incorporated. (compare text)


Apr 9, 2019

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

May 10, 2019
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

May 23, 2019
Passed Senate with Changes (back to House)

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes.

Jun 3, 2019
House Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Jun 6, 2019
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 2157 (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. 2157. 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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