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S. 1617: Disaster Assistance for Rural Communities Act

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A bill to modify the requirements for the Administrator of the Small Business Administration relating to declaring a disaster in a rural area, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

James Risch

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Idaho. Republican.

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Last Updated: Feb 17, 2022
Length: 10 pages
Introduced
May 13, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status

Ordered Reported on Feb 15, 2022

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on February 15, 2022.

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Cosponsors

4 Cosponsors (2 Republicans, 2 Democrats)

Prognosis
17% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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History

May 13, 2021
 
Introduced

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Nov 4, 2021
 
Considered by Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Nov 17, 2021
 
Considered by Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Feb 15, 2022
 
Ordered Reported

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May 3, 2022
 
Reported by Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship

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Passed Senate

 
Passed House

 
Signed by the President

S. 1617 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.

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