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S. 979: Federal Advance Contracts Enhancement Act

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A bill to amend the Post-Katrina Emergency Management Reform Act of 2006 to incorporate the recommendations made by the Government Accountability Office relating to advance contracts, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Marco Rubio

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Florida. Republican.

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Last Updated: Sep 10, 2019
Length: 8 pages
Introduced
Apr 2, 2019
Status

Ordered Reported on Jun 19, 2019

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on June 19, 2019.

Prognosis
3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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What legislators are saying

Rubio Bill to Reform FEMA Advance Contracts Reported to Full Senate
    — Sen. Marco Rubio [R-FL] (Sponsor) on Jun 19, 2019

Schwartz Introduces Plan to Address Pressing Challenges Facing Seniors Today
    — Rep. Allyson Schwartz [D-PA13, 2005-2014] on Jul 24, 2014

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform SpendingTracker.org estimates S. 979 will add $2 million in new spending through 2024.

History

Apr 2, 2019
 
Introduced

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Jun 19, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

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Sep 10, 2019
 
Reported by Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

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Signed by the President

S. 979 is 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.

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