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H.R. 5765 (117th): Stop AOC Act

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About the bill

Ocasio-Cortez has yet to introduce a contrary bill aimed at lead sponsor Lauren Boebert called the Stop LOB Act.

Context

FEMA, the Federal Emergency Management Agency, has a financial assistance program to help pay for funerals of people who died from the COVID-19 pandemic. The government will contribute up to $9,000, and there is no requirement that the deceased person be a U.S. citizen or green card holder.

As of November 1, the program has disbursed more than $1.2 billion. At that point, about 196,000 people had received money, or about 26 percent of the 735,646 who had died by that date.

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, commonly referred to by her initials “AOC,” was one of the most public advocates of launching a funeral assistance program. Congress …

Sponsor and status

Lauren Boebert

Sponsor. Representative for Colorado's 3rd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Oct 28, 2021
Length: 2 pages
Introduced
Oct 28, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on October 28, 2021, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).

Cosponsors

7 Cosponsors (7 Republicans)

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History

Oct 28, 2021
 
Introduced

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

H.R. 5765 (117th) was 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. 5765. This is the one from the 117th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 117th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2021 to Jan 3, 2023. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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