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H.R. 5547: CEDS Act

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To amend the Public Works and Economic Development Act of 1965 to require eligible recipients of certain grants to develop a comprehensive economic development strategy that directly or indirectly increases the accessibility of affordable, quality care-based services, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Nikema Williams

Sponsor. Representative for Georgia's 5th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Mar 30, 2022
Length: 4 pages
Introduced
Oct 8, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status

Passed House (Senate next) on Mar 30, 2022

This bill passed in the House on March 30, 2022 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

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

Cosponsors

1 Cosponsor (1 Republican)

Prognosis
19% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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Position statements

What legislators are saying

the daily leader: wednesday, march 30, 2022
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on Mar 29, 2022

Washington Review: April 1, 2022
    — Rep. Albio Sires [D-NJ8] on Apr 1, 2022

Dear Colleague: Update on the March-April Work Period
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on Mar 25, 2022

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates new spending due to H.R. 5547 will be negligible.

History

Oct 8, 2021
 
Introduced

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

Oct 27, 2021
 
Ordered Reported

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Mar 8, 2022
 
Reported by House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

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Mar 25, 2022
 
Text Published

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Mar 30, 2022
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

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Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 5547 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. 5547. This is the one from the 117th Congress.

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