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H.R. 268: Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2019

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About the bill

This bill was one of many attempts by House Democrats to end the partial government shutdown without funding for a southern border wall. The bill would provide funding for emergency disaster relief for the rest of fiscal year 2019 (through September), in addition to reopening the agencies whose funding lapsed at the start of the partial government shutdown until February 8, 2019 (a so called “continuing resolution”).

House Democrats issued a press release on passage of the bill. The release explains the rationale for the bill and the proposed distribution ...

Sponsor and status

Nita Lowey

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

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Last Updated: Jan 22, 2019
Length: 68 pages
Introduced
Jan 8, 2019
Status

Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted, so there will not likely be further activity on this bill.

This bill was incorporated into:

H.R. 2157: Additional Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief Act, 2019
Enacted — Signed by the President on Jun 6, 2019. (compare text)
Prognosis
3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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Position statements

What legislators are saying

Ernst Supports Disaster Aid for Iowa
    — Sen. Joni Ernst [R-IA] on Apr 1, 2019

ICYMI: Rep. Austin Scott on impasse over Hurricane Michael relief
    — Rep. Austin Scott [R-GA8] on Apr 10, 2019

Bishop Marks First 100 Days of the House Democratic Majority By Highlighting The Progress Being Made For The People
    — Rep. Sanford Bishop [D-GA2] on Apr 12, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform: SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 268 will add $13.9 billion in new spending through 2028.

History

Jan 8, 2019
 
Introduced

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

Jan 16, 2019
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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

H.R. 268 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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