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H.R. 2548: Hazard Eligibility and Local Projects Act

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To modify eligibility requirements for certain hazard mitigation assistance programs, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Lizzie Fletcher

Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 7th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Dec 18, 2019
Length: 4 pages
May 7, 2019

Passed House (Senate next) on Dec 17, 2019

This bill passed in the House on December 17, 2019 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

8% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

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What legislators are saying

Olson Applauds Passage of HELP Act to Expedite Recovery Process After Disasters
    — Rep. Pete Olson [R-TX22] (Co-sponsor) on Dec 17, 2019

En manos del Senado federal medida para acelerar proyectos de mitigacin
    — Commish. Jenniffer González-Colón [R-PR0] (Co-sponsor) on Jan 2, 2020

My Votes – Week of December 16
    — Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers [R-WA5] on Dec 20, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform estimates H.R. 2548 will add $17 million in new spending through 2021.
Institute for Spending Reform estimates H.R. 2548 will add $17 million in new spending through 2021.


May 7, 2019

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Jun 26, 2019
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Dec 12, 2019
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Dec 13, 2019
On House Schedule

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Dec 17, 2019
Passed House (Senate next)

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H.R. 2548 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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