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S. 3418 (116th): STORM Act


A bill to amend the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to allow the Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency to provide capitalization grants to States to establish revolving funds to provide hazard mitigation assistance to reduce risks from disasters and natural hazards, and other related environmental harm.

Sponsor and status

Gary Peters

Sponsor. Senator for Michigan. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Dec 19, 2020
Length: 9 pages
Introduced
Mar 9, 2020
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jan 1, 2021

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on January 1, 2021.

Law
Pub.L. 116-284
Cosponsors

5 Cosponsors (3 Democrats, 2 Republicans)

Source

Position statements

What legislators are saying

Higgins Commends Passage of Bill to Expand Disaster Mitigation Efforts
    — Rep. Clay Higgins [R-LA3] on Dec 20, 2020

the daily leader: friday, december 18, 2020
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on Dec 17, 2020

the daily leader: thursday, december 17, 2020
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on Dec 16, 2020

More statements at ProPublica Represent...

What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates S. 3418 will add $314 million in new spending through 2025.

Incorporated legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

H.R. 3779: Resilience Revolving Loan Fund Act of 2019

Ordered Reported on Sep 19, 2019. 91% incorporated. (compare text)

History

Mar 9, 2020
 
Introduced

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Mar 11, 2020
 
Ordered Reported

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Aug 10, 2020
 
Reported by Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

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Dec 9, 2020
 
Passed Senate (House next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 16, 2020
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Preprint (Suspension).

Dec 18, 2020
 
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Jan 1, 2021
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 3418 (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. 3418. 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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