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S. 23 (116th): 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.

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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
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 3, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.


5 Cosponsors (5 Democrats)


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What legislators are saying

Senator Warren to Business Roundtable: Your 2019 Commitment to 'Promote an Economy that Serves all Americans' Was an Empty Publicity Stunt
    — Sen. Elizabeth Warren [D-MA] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 17, 2020

Inhofe Receives \"True Blue\" Award for Perfect Voting Record on Faith, Family Values and Religious Freedom
    — Sen. James “Jim” Inhofe [R-OK] on Feb 14, 2020

Senators Lankford, Inhofe Celebrate Religious Freedom Day
    — Sen. James Lankford [R-OK] on Jan 16, 2020

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Jan 3, 2019

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

S. 23 (116th) was 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 23. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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