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H.R. 4634: Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2019

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To reauthorize the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act of 2002, and for other purposes.

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The federal budget process occurs in two stages: appropriations, which set overall spending limits by agency or program, and authorizations, which direct how federal funds should (or should not) be used. Appropriation and authorization provisions are typically made for single fiscal years. A reauthorization bill like this one renews the authorizations of an expiring law.

Sponsor and status

Maxine Waters

Sponsor. Representative for California's 43rd congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Nov 19, 2019
Length: 5 pages
Oct 11, 2019

Passed House (Senate next) on Nov 18, 2019

This bill passed in the House on November 18, 2019 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

92% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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S. 2877 (same title)
Ordered Reported — Nov 20, 2019


Position statements

What legislators are saying

House Reauthorizes Terrorism Risk Insurance Act
    — Rep. Lee Zeldin [R-NY1] (Co-sponsor) on Nov 20, 2019

Congresswoman Beatty Pushes for Protecting Places of Worship
    — Rep. Joyce Beatty [D-OH3] (Co-sponsor) on Nov 19, 2019

the daily leader: monday, november 18, 2019
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on Nov 18, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform estimates H.R. 4634 will add $4.4 billion in new spending through 2029.


Oct 11, 2019

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Oct 16, 2019
Considered by Housing, Community Development, and Insurance

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Oct 29, 2019
Considered by House Committee on Financial Services

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Oct 31, 2019
Ordered Reported

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Nov 15, 2019
On House Schedule

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Nov 18, 2019
Passed House (Senate next)

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Passed Senate

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H.R. 4634 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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