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H.R. 4347: PREPARE Act of 2019

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To enhance the Federal Government's planning and preparation for extreme weather and the Federal Government's dissemination of best practices to respond to extreme weather, thereby increasing resilience, improving regional coordination, and mitigating the financial risk to the Federal Government from such extreme weather, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Matthew Cartwright

Sponsor. Representative for Pennsylvania's 8th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Sep 17, 2019
Length: 29 pages
Introduced
Sep 17, 2019
Status

Ordered Reported on Sep 19, 2019

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on September 19, 2019.

Prognosis
16% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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What legislators are saying

Comit aprueba proyecto de la comisionada residente para mejorar respuesta federal a desastres
    — Commish. Jenniffer González-Colón [R-PR0] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 20, 2019

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Institute for Spending Reform SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 4347 will add $13 million in new spending through 2024.

History

Sep 17, 2019
 
Introduced

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Sep 19, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

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H.R. 4347 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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