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USHB6309IntroNatural Disaster Safe Inmate Relocation Act This bill directs the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to encourage states and localities that receive assistance under the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to adopt...
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2020-03-20
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USSB3418IntroSTORM Act Safeguarding Tomorrow through Ongoing Risk Mitigation Act of 2020
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2020-03-11
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USHB6202IntroResilient Elections During Quarantines and Natural Disasters Act of 2020 This bill requires states and jurisdictions to adopt contingency plans and permit absentee voting in order to prevent the disruption of federal elections due to natural disaster...
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2020-03-11
To House Administration Committee
USSB3440IntroResilient Elections During Quarantines and Natural Disasters Act of 2020 This bill requires states and jurisdictions to adopt contingency plans and permit absentee voting in order to prevent the disruption of federal elections due to natural disaster...
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2020-03-11
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USHR742IntroRecognizing the continued success of the Food for Peace Act.
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2020-03-10
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB3836IntroWIRED Act Wireless Infrastructure Resiliency during Emergencies and Disasters Act This bill authorizes states to require wireless companies to deploy infrastructure that can withstand natural disasters.
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2020-02-27
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USSB3349IntroBuilt to Last Act of 2020
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2020-02-27
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB5994IntroBuilt to Last Act of 2020
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2020-02-27
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USHB2914IntroHousing Survivors of Major Disasters Act of 2019
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2020-02-26
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB5895IntroLeave No Americans Behind Act of 2020 This bill eliminates the loan repatriation program, which requires persons who need to be evacuated from foreign countries during situations such as war or natural disasters to reimburse the U.S. government for c...
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2020-02-13
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB3285IntroHazard Eligibility and Local Projects Act This bill makes an entity seeking assistance under a hazard mitigation assistance program eligible to receive such assistance for certain projects already in progress.
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2020-02-12
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB2932EngrossHomeland Security for Children Act This bill requires the Office of Strategy, Policy, and Plans in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to review and incorporate into DHS policy feedback from organizations representing the needs of children. The...
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2020-02-11
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB4737EngrossDepartment of Homeland Security Climate Change Research Act This bill requires the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to evaluate current federal research and development regarding approaches to mitigate the consequences of climate change on homel...
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2020-02-11
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB5709IntroClimate Resilient Communities Act
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2020-01-30
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB5627IntroMATCH Act of 2020 Making Access To Cleanup Happen Act of 2020
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2020-01-22
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USSB3214IntroMATCH Act of 2020 Making Access To Cleanup Happen Act of 2020
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2020-01-16
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSB3204IntroFEMA Climate Change Preparedness Act This bill requires the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to (1) revise its 2018-2022 Strategic Plan to ensure that the plan explicitly mentions climate change and addresses the implications of climate cha...
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2020-01-16
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB496IntroSinkhole Mapping Act of 2019 This bill directs the United States Geological Survey (USGS) to establish a program to study the short-term and long-term mechanisms that cause sinkholes, including extreme storm events, prolonged droughts causing shifts ...
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2020-01-15
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
USSB2302IntroAmerica's Transportation Infrastructure Act of 2019 This bill addresses several provisions related to highway transportation infrastructure, including provisions to improve road safety, accelerate project completions, improve resiliency to disasters,...
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2020-01-08
By Senator Barrasso from Committee on Environment and Public Works filed written report. Report No. 116-200.
USHB1158PassDHS Cyber Incident Response Teams Act of 2019 This bill provides FY2020 appropriations for several federal departments and agencies. It includes 4 of the 12 regular FY2020 appropriations bills: the Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2020; the ...
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2019-12-20
Became Public Law No: 116-93. (TXT | PDF)
USHB630IntroCounterterrorism Screening and Assistance Act of 2019 This bill directs the Department of State to report biennially on U.S. initiatives to build capacity in foreign countries to prevent travel by terrorists and foreign fighters, and accelerates prog...
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2019-12-18
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHB2548EngrossHazard Eligibility and Local Projects Act This bill expands eligibility under a hazard mitigation assistance program to receive such assistance for acquisition or relocation projects already in progress.
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2019-12-18
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB3669EngrossWeatherizing Infrastructure in the North and Terrorism Emergency Readiness Act of 2019 This bill requires the Department of Homeland Security to develop and conduct a collective-response-to-terrorism exercise that includes managing cascading effects ...
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2019-12-10
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB914IntroCoordinated Ocean Observations and Research Act of 2019
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2019-12-05
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 318.
USHB3460EngrossEnd Neglected Tropical Diseases Act This bill states that it is U.S. policy to support a broad range of activities toward finding cost-effective treatment for, and eliminating, neglected tropical diseases in order to improve the economic and social w...
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2019-12-04
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB5100IntroDRIP Act of 2019 Drought Relief through Innovative Projects Act of 2019 This bill directs the Department of Agriculture to establish a competitive grant program to (1) remove nonnative plant species in riparian areas that contribute to drought condit...
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2019-12-04
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USHB3115IntroLiving Shorelines Act of 2019 This bill directs the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to award grants to state or local governments, Indian tribes, or nonprofit organizations to (1) implement climate-resilient living shoreline projects;...
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2019-11-26
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 257.
USSB2893IntroPreparing Superfund for Climate Change Act of 2019
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2019-11-19
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB5176IntroClimate Resiliency Service Corps Act of 2019
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2019-11-19
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB3702EngrossReforming Disaster Recovery Act of 2019
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2019-11-19
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB3541IntroCoastal State Climate Preparedness Act of 2019
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2019-11-15
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 237.
USSB2862IntroDRIP Act of 2019 Drought Relief through Innovative Projects Act of 2019 This bill directs the Department of Agriculture to establish a competitive grant program to (1) remove nonnative plant species in riparian areas that contribute to drought condit...
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2019-11-14
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB3167IntroNational Flood Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2019 This bill generally revises the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) and reauthorizes the program through FY2024. Among other things, the bill expands the NFIP mapping program, establish...
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2019-10-28
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 210.
USSB2333IntroEnergy Cybersecurity Act of 2019 This bill directs the Department of Energy (DOE) to develop advanced cybersecurity applications and technologies for the energy sector. DOE shall advance the security of field devices and third-party control systems; ...
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2019-10-23
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 264.
USHB4823IntroFEMA Climate Change Preparedness Act This bill requires the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to (1) revise its 2018-2022 Strategic Plan to ensure that the plan explicitly mentions climate change and addresses the implications of climate cha...
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2019-10-23
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USSB2636IntroClean Water Infrastructure Resilience and Sustainability Act
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2019-10-17
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB4496IntroWildfires and Hurricanes Indemnity Program Extension Act of 2019 This bill extends the Department of Agriculture 2017 Wildfires and Hurricanes Indemnity Program. (Under current law, the program provides disaster payments to agricultural producers who...
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2019-10-11
To House Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management
USHB4092IntroSafe from the Start Act of 2019 This bill directs the Department of State to direct U.S. foreign assistance to address humanitarian crises in a manner that aims to prevent and respond to gender-based violence at the onset of an emergency. Specificall...
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2019-10-08
To House Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations Committee
USHB4303IntroBahamas TPS Act of 2019
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2019-10-02
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB2229EngrossFirst Responders Passport Act of 2019 This bill authorizes the Department of State to waive passport fees for an individual operating under a contract, grant, or cooperative agreement with the U.S. government, including a volunteer, to travel abroad ...
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2019-09-25
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB4272IntroTPS for Victims of Hurricane Dorian Act of 2019
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2019-09-25
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB4347IntroPREPARE Act of 2019 Preparedness and Risk Management for Extreme Weather Patterns Assuring Resilience and Effectiveness Act of 2019
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2019-09-19
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB4415IntroTo provide a temporary increase in the limitation on deductible contributions made for relief efforts related to Hurricane Dorian. This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow an increase in the limitation on the charitable contribution tax de...
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2019-09-19
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3779IntroResilience Revolving Loan Fund Act of 2019 This bill authorizes the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to enter into agreements with any state or Indian tribal government to make capitalization grants for the establishment of hazard mitigatio...
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2019-09-19
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB4376IntroSTORM Aid for Disasters Act Streamlining The Official Response and Monetary Aid for Disasters Act
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2019-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHR562IntroExpressing condolences and long-term support to the people of The Bahamas in the aftermath of the devastating Hurricane Dorian. This resolution expresses support for victims of Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas and urges the President to make available...
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2019-09-18
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB2470IntroEnergy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2020 This bill provides FY2020 appropriations for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers civil works projects, the Department of the Interior's Bureau of Reclamation, the Department of Energ...
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2019-09-12
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 204.
USSB2478IntroBahamas Temporary Protected Status Act of 2019
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2019-09-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB2476IntroHurricane Dorian Charitable Giving Act This bill suspends limitations on the tax deduction for charitable contributions in the case of cash contributions made for relief efforts related to Hurricane Dorian. Such contributions must be made after Augus...
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2019-09-12
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2474IntroDepartment of Defense Appropriations Act, 2020 This bill provides FY2020 appropriations to the Department of Defense (DOD) for military activities. The bill excludes military construction, military family housing, civil works projects of the Army Cor...
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2019-09-12
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 205.
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