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S. 23: National Commission on the Federal Response to Natural Disasters in Puerto Rico Act of 2019

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A bill to establish a national commission on the Federal response to the 2017 natural disasters in Puerto Rico, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Kirsten Gillibrand

Sponsor. Junior Senator for New York. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jan 3, 2019
Length: 10 pages
Jan 3, 2019

Introduced on Jan 3, 2019

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on January 3, 2019. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

Position statements

What legislators are saying

Senator Warren Demands Detailed Plan for Federal Student Loan Program from New Chief of the Federal Student Aid Office
    — Sen. Elizabeth Warren [D-MA] (Co-sponsor) on May 7, 2019

Rep. Austin Scott Statement on Special Counsel Muellers Report
    — Rep. Austin Scott [R-GA8] on Mar 25, 2019

Frustrated family of N.J. man who died in the Dominican Republic awaits his body - and answers
    — Rep. Frank Pallone [D-NJ6] on Jun 20, 2019

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Jan 3, 2019

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S. 23 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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