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H.R. 539: Preventing Disaster Revictimization Act

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To amend the Disaster Recovery Reform Act of 2018 to require the Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency to waive certain debts owed to the United States related to covered assistance provided to an individual or household, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Sam Graves

Sponsor. Representative for Missouri's 6th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jun 14, 2021
Length: 6 pages
Introduced
Jan 28, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status

Ordered Reported on Mar 24, 2021

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on March 24, 2021.

The House Majority Leader indicated on Jun 11, 2021 that this bill may be considered in the week ahead.

Prognosis
23% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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History

Jan 28, 2021
 
Introduced

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

Mar 24, 2021
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Jun 11, 2021
 
On House Schedule

The House indicated that this bill would be considered in the week ahead.

Jun 11, 2021
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Preprint (Suspension).

Jun 14, 2021
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Reported by House Committee.

If this bill has further action, the following steps may occur next:
 
Passed House

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 539 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 539. This is the one from the 117th Congress.

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