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H.R. 3237: Emergency Security Supplemental to Respond to January 6th Appropriations Act, 2021

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Making emergency supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2021, and for other purposes.

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The federal budget process occurs in two stages: appropriations and authorizations. This is an appropriations bill, which sets overall spending limits by agency or program, typically for a single fiscal year (October 1 through September 30 of the next year).

Sponsor and status

Rosa DeLauro

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

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Last Updated: May 24, 2021
Length: 38 pages
May 14, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)

Passed House (Senate next) on May 20, 2021

This bill passed in the House on May 20, 2021 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

66% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

Position statements

Statement of Administration Policy

President Joseph Biden [D]: H.R. 3237 — Emergency Security Supplemental to Respond to January 6th Appropriations Act, 2021 (May 18, 2021)

What legislators are saying

??? Democrats vote AGAINST security aid to Israel
    — Rep. Kevin McCarthy [R-CA23] on May 20, 2021

Ruppersberger Supports Legislation to Investigate January 6 Riot, Strengthen Capitol Security
    — Rep. A. Dutch Ruppersberger [D-MD2] on May 20, 2021

chairman Bishop backs emergency security supplemental appropriations bill
    — Rep. Sanford Bishop [D-GA2] on May 20, 2021

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May 14, 2021

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May 14, 2021
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May 14, 2021
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May 20, 2021
Passed House (Senate next)

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H.R. 3237 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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