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H.R. 1456: Peace Corps Reauthorization Act of 2021

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To amend the Peace Corps Act to reauthorize the Peace Corps, better support current and returned volunteers, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

The federal budget process occurs in two stages: appropriations, which set overall spending limits by agency or program, and authorizations, which direct how federal funds should (or should not) be used. Appropriation and authorization provisions are typically made for single fiscal years. A reauthorization bill like this one renews the authorizations of an expiring law.

Sponsor and status

John Garamendi

Sponsor. Representative for California's 3rd congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Mar 1, 2021
Length: 29 pages
Introduced
Mar 1, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status

Ordered Reported on Sep 30, 2021

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on September 30, 2021.

Other activity may have occurred on another bill with identical or similar provisions.

Cosponsors

118 Cosponsors (113 Democrats, 5 Republicans)

Prognosis
2% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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Position statements

What legislators are saying

House Foreign Affairs Committee Passes Garamendis Peace Corps Reauthorization Act
    — Rep. John Garamendi [D-CA3] (Sponsor) on Oct 4, 2021

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 1456 will add $1.2 billion in new spending through 2031.

History

Mar 1, 2021
 
Introduced

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Sep 30, 2021
 
Ordered Reported

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H.R. 1456 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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