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.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Florida. Republican.
Last Updated: Dec 19, 2020
Length: 3 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 31, 2020
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 31, 2020.
5 Cosponsors (3 Republicans, 2 Democrats)
What legislators are saying
“Rubio, Peters, Tillis Applaud House Passage of Bipartisan FACE Act”
— Sen. Marco Rubio [R-FL] (Sponsor) on Dec 18, 2020
“the daily leader: friday, december 18, 2020”
— Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on Dec 17, 2020
“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
This bill incorporates provisions from:
H.R. 3500: Federal Advance Contracts Enhancement Act
Introduced on Jun 26, 2019. 100% incorporated. (compare text)
S. 979 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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