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S. 2938: Bipartisan Safer Communities Act


A bill to designate the United States Courthouse and Federal Building located at 111 North Adams Street in Tallahassee, Florida, as the "Joseph Woodrow Hatchett United States Courthouse and Federal Building", and for other purposes.

Sponsor and status

Marco Rubio

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Florida. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jun 25, 2022
Length: 32 pages
Introduced
Oct 5, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jun 25, 2022

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on June 25, 2022.

Law
Pub.L. 117-159
Cosponsors

1 Cosponsor (1 Republican)

Source

Position statements

Statement of Administration Policy

President Joseph Biden [D]: S.2938 – Bipartisan Safer Communities Act (Jun 23, 2022)

What legislators are saying

The DeSaulnier Digest: Fighting Back Against Republican Attacks on Reproductive Freedom and Protecting Americans from Gun Violence
    — Rep. Mark DeSaulnier [D-CA11] on Jun 27, 2022

Rep. Hank Johnson on Airport Noise in African American Community
    — Rep. Henry C. “Hank” Johnson [D-GA4] on Jul 11, 2022

Napolitano & Katko Urge House and Senate Leadership to Include Life-Saving Mental Health Legislation in Final End-of-Year Package
    — Rep. Grace Napolitano [D-CA32] on Nov 17, 2022

More statements at ProPublica Represent...

What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates S. 2938 will save $4.8 billion through 2032.

History

Oct 5, 2021
 
Introduced

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

Dec 1, 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.

Dec 9, 2021
 
Passed Senate (House next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Mar 30, 2022
 
Failed in the House Under Suspension

Passage was attempted under a fast-track procedure called "suspension of the rules." The vote failed, but the bill can be voted on again.

May 12, 2022
 
Text Published

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

May 18, 2022
 
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

May 18, 2022
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the House with an Amendment.

Jun 23, 2022
 
Passed Senate with Changes (back to House)

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes.

Jun 23, 2022
 
Text Published

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

Jun 24, 2022
 
House Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Jun 25, 2022
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 2938 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 S. 2938. This is the one from the 117th Congress.

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