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S. 529: National Landslide Preparedness Act

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A bill to establish a national program to identify and reduce losses from landslide hazards, to establish a national 3D Elevation Program, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Maria Cantwell

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Washington. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Dec 5, 2019
Length: 52 pages
Introduced
Feb 14, 2019
Status

Ordered Reported on Apr 3, 2019

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on April 3, 2019.

Prognosis
38% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
See Instead

H.R. 1261 (same title)
Passed House (Senate next) — Jun 3, 2019

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What legislators are saying

Feinstein, Murkowski, Cantwell, Gardner, Wyden Reintroduce Bill to Help Prepare and Protect Communities from Landslides
    — Sen. Dianne Feinstein [D-CA] (Co-sponsor) on Feb 21, 2019

Wyden, Murkowski, Cantwell, Gardner, Feinstein Reintroduce Bill to Help Prepare and Protect Communities from Landslides
    — Sen. Ron Wyden [D-OR] (Co-sponsor) on Feb 21, 2019

Gardner, Murkowski, Cantwell, Wyden, Feinstein Reintroduce Bill to Help Prepare and Protect Communities from Landslides
    — Sen. Cory Gardner [R-CO] (Co-sponsor) on Feb 21, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform SpendingTracker.org estimates S. 529 will add $223 million in new spending through 2024.

History

Feb 14, 2019
 
Introduced

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

Apr 3, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

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Dec 5, 2019
 
Reported by Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

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Passed House

 
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S. 529 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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