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H.R. 5687: Emergency Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief and Puerto Rico Disaster Tax Relief Act, 2020

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Making emergency supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2020, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Nita Lowey

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

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Last Updated: Feb 11, 2020
Length: 50 pages
Jan 28, 2020
116th Congress (2019–2021)

Passed House (Senate next) on Feb 7, 2020

This bill passed in the House on February 7, 2020 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

4% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

Position statements

What legislators are saying

Cole Offers Motion to Recommit Disaster Aid Supplemental
    — Rep. Tom Cole [R-OK4] on Feb 7, 2020

My Votes – Week of February 3rd
    — Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers [R-WA5] on Feb 7, 2020

Congressman Rooney Votes Against Unnecessary and Irresponsible Spending – “Congress Must Start Paying Attention to Our Unconscionable National Debt”
    — Rep. Francis Rooney [R-FL19] on Feb 7, 2020

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute estimates H.R. 5687 will add $20.1 billion in new spending through 2030.


Jan 28, 2020

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Feb 7, 2020
Passed House (Senate next)

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