US HB152 | 2013-2014 | 113th Congress

Status

Completed Legislative Action
Status: Passed on January 29 2013 - 100% progress
Action: 2013-01-29 - Became Public Law No: 113-2.
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]

Summary

Division A: Disaster Relief Appropriations Act, 2013 - Disaster Relief Appropriations Act, 2013 - Makes supplemental appropriations for FY2013 to specified federal agencies and programs for expenses related to the consequences of Hurricane Sandy. Title I: Department of Agriculture - Makes supplemental appropriations to the Department of Agriculture (USDA) for the Commodity Assistance Program, for the emergency food assistance program. Title II: Department of the Army (as modified by section 1041) - Makes supplemental appropriations to the Corps of Engineers--Civil for investigations, to expedite at full federal expense studies of flood and storm damage reduction, including: (1) ongoing flood and storm damage reduction studies in impacted areas in the North Atlantic Division of the Corps, (2) a comprehensive study to address the flood risks of vulnerable coastal populations in affected areas within the boundaries of that Division, and (3) an evaluation of the performance of existing projects constructed by the Corps that were damaged, for purposes of determining their effectiveness and making recommendations. Makes supplemental appropriations to the Corps for construction to rehabilitate, repair, and construct Corps projects, including funds to reduce future flood risk in ways that will support the long-term sustainability of the coastal ecosystem and communities and reduce the economic costs and risks associated with large-scale flood and storm events in affected areas along the Atlantic Coast within the boundaries of such Division. Requires ongoing construction projects receiving funds under this Act to be completed be at full federal expense. Makes supplemental appropriations to the Corps for: (1) operations and maintenance, to dredge federal navigation channels and repair damage to Corps projects; (2) flood control and coastal emergencies, to prepare for flood, hurricane, and other natural disasters and to support emergency operations, repairs, and other authorized activities; and (3) expenses to oversee emergency response and recovery activities. Title III: Small Business Administration - Makes supplemental appropriations to the Small Business Administration (SBA) for: (1) salaries and expenses for grants to, or cooperative agreements with, organizations to provide technical assistance related to disaster recovery, response, and long-term resiliency to small businesses that are recovering from Hurricane Sandy; (2) the Office of Inspector General; and (3) the Disaster Loans Program Account. Title IV: Department of Homeland Security - Makes supplemental appropriations to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for: (1) the Coast Guard for acquisition, construction, and improvements; (2) the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for the Disaster Relief Fund; (3) science and technology for research, development, acquisition, and operations; and (4) the Domestic Nuclear Detection Office. Title V: Department of the Interior - Makes supplemental appropriations to the Department of the Interior for: (1) the Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Park Service for construction, and (2) the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement for oil spill research. Title VI: Department of Health and Human Services - Makes supplemental appropriations to: (1) the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for the Public Health and Social Services Emergency Fund, including for making payments under the Head Start Act and for additional payments under the Social Services Block Grant program; and (2) the Social Security Administration for administrative expenses. Title VII: Department of Defense - Makes supplemental appropriations to: (1) the Department of Defense (DOD) for military construction for the Army National Guard; and (2) the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for the Veterans Health Administration for medical services and medical facilities, the National Cemetery Administration, and departmental administration for information technology systems and major construction projects. Title VIII: Department of Transportation (as modified by section 1094) - Makes supplemental appropriations to the Department of Transportation (DOT) for: (1) the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for facilities and equipment; and (2) the Federal Highway Administration for the Emergency Relief Program. Limits obligations for projects resulting from a single natural disaster or a single catastrophic failure in a state to $100 million, but authorizes the Secretary of Transportation to obligate up to $500 million for a single natural disaster event in a state for emergency relief projects arising from damage caused in 2012. Makes supplemental appropriations to: (1) the Federal Railroad Administration for grants to the National Railroad Passenger Corporation to advance capital projects that address Northeast Corridor infrastructure recovery and resiliency in the affected areas, and (2) the Federal Transit Administration for the Public Transportation Emergency Relief Program. Makes supplemental appropriations to the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for the Community Development Fund for necessary expenses related to disaster relief, long-term recovery, restoration of infrastructure and housing, and economic revitalization in the most impacted and distressed areas due to eligible events in calendar years 2011, 2012, and 2013. (Sec. 1091) Authorizes the HUD Secretary, upon request, to make temporary adjustments to the section 8 housing choice voucher annual renewal funding allocations and administrative fee eligibility determinations for public housing agencies in an area for which the President declared a major disaster to avoid significant adverse funding impacts that would otherwise result. (Sec. 1092) Requires DOT and HUD to submit to the the House and Senate Appropriations Committees a plan for implementing this Title and updates to such plan on a biannual basis. (Sec. 1093) Prohibits funds provided in this Title to DOT or HUD from being used to make a grant unless the applicable Secretary notifies the Appropriations Committees not less than 3 full business days before any project, state, or locality is selected to receive a grant award totaling $1 million or more. (Sec. 1096) Prohibits funds provided in this Division from being used for land acquisition by the Secretary of the Interior or the Secretary of Agriculture. Title IX: General Provisions--This Division - (Sec. 904) Requires each federal agency to submit to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), the General Accountability Office (GAO), the respective Inspector General, and the House and Senate Appropriations Committees by March 31, 2013, internal control plans for funds provided by this Division. Requires GAO to review the design of such plans. Requires the Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board, through FY2015, to develop and use information technology resources and oversight mechanisms to detect and remediate waste, fraud, and abuse in the obligation and expenditure of funds appropriated for purposes related to the impact of Hurricane Sandy. Title X: Additional Disaster Assistance - Chapter 1: Department of Agriculture - Makes additional supplemental appropriations to USDA for the Emergency Conservation Program. (Sec. 1011) Directs USDA's Office of Inspector General to use unobligated disaster assistance oversight funds provided under the Disaster Relief and Recovery Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2008 for continued oversight of USDA disaster- and emergency-related activities. Chapter 2: Department of Commerce - Makes supplemental appropriations to the Department of Commerce for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) for: (1) operations, research, and facilities for various purposes, including to improve weather forecasting and hurricane intensity forecasting capabilities and for expenses related to fishery disasters; and (2) procurement, acquisition, and construction. Makes supplemental appropriations to the Department of Justice (DOJ) for the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), and the Federal Prison System. Makes supplemental appropriations for: (1) the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) for repairs at damaged facilities; and (2) payment to the Legal Services Corporation. Chapter 3: Department of Defense - Makes additional supplemental appropriations to DOD for: (1) operation and maintenance for the Army, Navy, Air Force, Army National Guard, and Air National Guard; (2) procurement of ammunition for the Army; and (3) Defense Working Capital Funds. Chapter 4: Department of the Army - Replaces provisions of Title II, as reflected in the summary of that Title. (Sec. 1041) Declares that this Chapter shall apply in place of Title II, which shall have no force or effect. Chapter 5 - Makes supplemental appropriations to: (1) the General Services Administration (GSA) for the Federal Buildings Fund, and (2) the SBA for the Office of Inspector General and the Disaster Loans Program Account. Reduces the amount appropriated to the SBA under Title III for salaries and expenses. Declares that the supplemental appropriations for the SBA Office of Inspector General and the Disaster Loans Program Account under this Chapter shall apply in place of the supplemental appropriations for such Office and Account under Title III. Chapter 6: Department of Homeland Security - Makes additional supplemental appropriations to DHS for: (1) U.S. Customs and Border Protection, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), and the U.S. Secret Service for salaries and expenses; and (2) FEMA for the Disaster Relief Fund and the Disaster Assistance Direct Loan Program Account; and (3) science and technology for research, development, acquisition, and operations. Reduces the amount appropriated to the Coast Guard under Title IV for acquisition, construction, and improvements. Declares that the supplemental appropriations for the Disaster Relief Fund under this Chapter shall apply in place of the supplemental appropriations for such Fund under Title IV. Increases the amount appropriated for science and technology under Title IV for research, development, acquisition, and operations. Chapter 7: Department of the Interior -Makes additional supplemental appropriations to the Department of the Interior for: (1) the National Park Service for the Historic Preservation Fund, and (2) departmental operations (including funds to restore and rebuild national parks, national wildlife refuges, and other federal public assets). Increases the amounts appropriated under Title V to the Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Park Service for construction. Makes additional supplemental appropriations to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for: (1) environmental programs and management, (2) the Hazardous Substance Superfund, (3) the Leaking Underground Storage Tank Fund, and (4) state and tribal assistance grants. Makes additional supplemental appropriations to: (1) the Forest Service for capital improvements and maintenance, and (2) the Smithsonian Institution. Chapter 8: Department of Labor - Makes supplemental appropriations to the Department of Labor for training and employment services. Makes supplemental appropriations to HHS for the Public Health and Social Services Emergency Fund for disaster response and recovery, including for making payments under the Head Start Act and additional payments for distribution as provided under the Social Services Block Grant Program. Declares that the supplemental appropriations for the Public Health and Social Services Emergency Fund under this Chapter shall apply in place of the supplemental appropriations for such Fund under Title VI. Chapter 9: Department of Transportation - Replaces provisions of Title VIII, as reflected in the summary of that Title. (Sec. 1094) Declares that this Chapter shall apply in place of Title VIII, which shall have no force or effect. Division B: Sandy Recovery Improvement Act of 2013 - (Sec. 1101) Sandy Recovery Improvement Act of 2013 - Amends the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to authorize the President, acting through the FEMA Administrator, to approve public assistance projects for major disasters or emergencies under alternative procedures with the goal of: (1) reducing the costs to the federal government of providing such assistance; (2) increasing flexibility in the administration of assistance; (3) expediting the provision of assistance to a state, tribal or local government, or owner or operator of a private nonprofit facility; and (4) providing financial incentives and disincentives for the timely and cost-effective completion of projects. Requires such alternative procedures, with respect to grants for facility repair, restoration, or replacement, to allow: (1) such grants to be made on the basis of fixed estimates if the state, tribal, or local government or the owner or operator of the private nonprofit facility agrees to be responsible for any actual costs that exceed the estimate; (2) a grantee to elect to receive an in-lieu contribution, without reduction, on the basis of estimates of the cost to repair, restore, reconstruct, or replace a facility and management expenses; (3) consolidating state, local, or tribal facilities as a single project; and (4) the Administrator to permit a grantee, when completed project costs are less than the estimated costs, to use excess funds for activities that reduce the risk of future damage, hardship, or suffering from a major disaster and for other activities to improve future public assistance operations or planning. Requires such alternative procedures, with respect to grants for debris removal, to allow: (1) such grants to be made on the basis of fixed estimates to provide financial incentives and disincentives for the timely or cost-effective completion if the grantee agrees to be responsible for any actual costs that exceed the estimate; (2) use of a sliding scale for determining the federal share for removal of debris and wreckage based on the time it takes to complete; (3) use of program income from recycled debris without offset to the grant amount; (4) reimbursement of wages for grantee employees and extra hires performing or administering debris and wreckage removal; (5) incentives to a state, local, or tribal government to have a debris management plan approved by the Administrator and to have pre-qualified contractors before the date of declaration of the major disaster; and (6) the Administrator to permit a grantee, when actual project costs are less than estimated costs, to use the excess funds for debris management planning, acquisition of debris management equipment for current or future use, and other activities to improve future debris removal operations. (Sec. 1103) Authorizes the President to enter into lease agreements for, and make repairs or improvements to, multifamily rental property located in areas covered by a major disaster declaration when the President determines it would be a cost-effective alternative to other temporary housing options. (Sec. 1104) Directs the President, for purposes of hazard mitigation assistance, to ensure that: (1) environmental reviews and historic preservation reviews are completed on an expeditious basis; and (2) the shortest existing applicable process under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 and the National Historic Preservation Act is utilized. Authorizes the President to provide not more than 25% of the amount of the estimated cost of hazard mitigation measures to a state grantee before eligible costs are incurred. (Sec. 1105) Directs the Administrator to establish procedures under which an applicant, through December 31, 2015, may request the use of alternative dispute resolution, including arbitration by an independent review panel to resolve disputes relating to eligible assistance. (Sec. 1106) Directs the President to establish a unified interagency review process to ensure compliance with environmental and historic requirements relating to disaster recovery projects in order to expedite the recovery process. (Sec. 1107) Requires the President: (1) within one year, to complete an analysis to determine whether an increase in the threshold for eligibility for the provision of federal disaster or emergency assistance on the basis of the amount of the federal estimate of assistance necessary is appropriate; and (2) if so, to establish such threshold, adjust it annually for inflation, and review it every three years. (Sec. 1108) Authorizes the President: (1) to provide child care assistance to an individual or household adversely affected by a major disaster; and (2) after declaring a major disaster or emergency for an area within the jurisdiction of a state, tribal, or local government, to reimburse such government for costs relating to basic pay and benefits and overtime and hazardous duty compensation for permanent employees of such government conducting emergency protective measures. (Sec. 1109) Requires the Administrator to review, update, and revise factors relating to trauma to measure the severity, magnitude, and impact of a disaster. (Sec. 1110) Amends the Stafford Act to authorize Indian tribal governments to submit requests for major disaster or emergency declarations directly to the President. (Sec. 1111) Directs the Administrator to submit recommendations for the development of a national strategy for reducing future costs, loss of life, and injuries associated with extreme disaster events in vulnerable areas of the United States.

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Title

Disaster Relief Appropriations Act, 2013

Sponsors


Roll Calls

2013-01-28 - On Passage of the Bill H.R. 152 (Y: 62 N: 36 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2013-01-28 - On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4 to H.R. 152 (Disaster Relief Appropriations Act, 2013) (Y: 35 N: 62 NV: 3 Abs: 0) [FAIL]
2013-01-15 - On Passage (Y: 241 N: 180 NV: 11 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2013-01-15 - On Agreeing to the Amendment (Y: 228 N: 192 NV: 12 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2013-01-15 - On Agreeing to the Amendment (Y: 223 N: 198 NV: 11 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2013-01-15 - On Agreeing to the Amendment (Y: 208 N: 212 NV: 12 Abs: 0) [FAIL]
2013-01-15 - On Agreeing to the Amendment (Y: 216 N: 205 NV: 11 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2013-01-15 - On Agreeing to the Amendment (Y: 202 N: 217 NV: 13 Abs: 0) [FAIL]
2013-01-15 - On Agreeing to the Amendment (Y: 206 N: 214 NV: 12 Abs: 0) [FAIL]
2013-01-15 - On Agreeing to the Amendment (Y: 221 N: 197 NV: 14 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2013-01-15 - On Agreeing to the Amendment (Y: 327 N: 91 NV: 14 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2013-01-15 - On Agreeing to the Amendment (Y: 162 N: 258 NV: 12 Abs: 0) [FAIL]

History

DateChamberAction
2013-01-29SenateBecame Public Law No: 113-2.
2013-01-29SenateSigned by President.
2013-01-29SenatePresented to President.
2013-01-29SenateMessage on Senate action sent to the House.
2013-01-28SenatePassed Senate, under the order of 1/24/13, having achieved 60 votes in the afffirmative, without amendment by Yea-Nay Vote. 62 - 36. Record Vote Number: 4.
2013-01-28SenateS.AMDT.4 Amendment SA 4, under the order of 1/24/13, not having achieved 60 votes in the affirmative, the amendment was not agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 35 - 62. Record Vote Number: 3.
2013-01-28SenateS.AMDT.4 Amendment SA 4 proposed by Senator Lee. (consideration: CR S320-323; text: CR S320)To offset the cost of the bill with rescissions and discretionary cap reductions.
2013-01-28SenateMeasure laid before Senate by unanimous consent. (consideration: CR S311-323)
2013-01-28SenateRead the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 2.
2013-01-22SenateReceived in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
2013-01-15HousePursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 23, in the engrossment of H.R. 152, the text of H.R. 219 as passed by the House, was added as new matter at the end of H.R. 152 and the title of H.R. 152 was conformed to reflect the additional matter.
2013-01-15HouseMr. Rogers of Kentucky asked unanimous consent that in the engrossment of H.R. 152, the Clerk shall reinsert the text on page 1, lines 3 through 6 of the bill after the enacting clause. Agreed to without objection.
2013-01-15HouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2013-01-15HouseOn passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 241 - 180 (Roll no. 23).
2013-01-15HouseThe House adopted the amendments en gross as agreed to by the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. (text of amendment in the nature of a substitute: CR H121-124)
2013-01-15HouseThe previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule. (consideration: CR H151)
2013-01-15HouseThe House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 152.
2013-01-15HouseH.AMDT.5 On agreeing to the Frelinghuysen amendment (A003) as amended Agreed to by recorded vote: 228 - 192 (Roll no. 22).
2013-01-15HouseH.AMDT.15 On agreeing to the Bishop (UT) amendment (A013) Agreed to by recorded vote: 223 - 198 (Roll no. 21).
2013-01-15HouseH.AMDT.14 On agreeing to the Benishek amendment (A012) Failed by recorded vote: 208 - 212 (Roll no. 20).
2013-01-15HouseH.AMDT.13 On agreeing to the Fleming amendment (A011) as modified Agreed to by recorded vote: 216 - 205 (Roll no. 19).
2013-01-15HouseH.AMDT.9 On agreeing to the Duncan (SC) amendment (A007) Failed by recorded vote: 202 - 217 (Roll no. 18).
2013-01-15HouseH.AMDT.8 On agreeing to the Broun (GA) amendment (A006) Failed by recorded vote: 206 - 214 (Roll no. 17).
2013-01-15HouseH.AMDT.6 On agreeing to the Flores amendment (A004) Agreed to by recorded vote: 221 - 197 (Roll no. 16).
2013-01-15HouseUNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was on agreeing to amendments previously debated and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
2013-01-15HouseH.AMDT.16 On agreeing to the Velazquez amendment (A014) Agreed to by voice vote.
2013-01-15HouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 23, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Velazquez Part C perfecting amendment No. 12.
2013-01-15HouseH.AMDT.16 Amendment (A014) offered by Ms. Velazquez to the Frelinghuysen amendment (A003). (consideration: CR H145-146; text: CR H145)Amendment increases the funding to the National Cemetery Administration by $1 million for the purpose of repairing veterans' cemeteries damaged by Hurricane Sandy.
2013-01-15HousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Bishop (UT) Part C amendment No. 11, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Bishop (UT) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
2013-01-15HouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 23, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Bishop (UT) Part C perfecting amendment No. 11.
2013-01-15HouseH.AMDT.15 Amendment (A013) offered by Mr. Bishop (UT) to the Frelinghuysen amendment (A003). (consideration: CR H144-145, H149-150; text: CR H144)An amendment numbered 11 printed in Part C of House Report 113-1 to prohibit the Secretaries of the Interior or Agriculture from acquiring any more federal land using funds provided under this emergency supplemental appropriations bill for Hurricane Sandy relief.
2013-01-15HousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Benishek Part C amendment No. 10, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Benishek demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
2013-01-15HouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 23, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Benishek Part C perfecting amendment No. 10.
2013-01-15HouseH.AMDT.14 Amendment (A012) offered by Mr. Benishek to the Frelinghuysen amendment (A003). (consideration: CR H143-144, H149; text: CR H143)Amendment sought to strike the proviso on line 20, restoring the requirement that local investments would be required in Historic Preservation Grants.
2013-01-15HousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Fleming Part C amendment No. 9, as modified, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Fleming demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
2013-01-15HouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 23, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Fleming Part C perfecting amendment No. 9.
2013-01-15HouseH.AMDT.13 Fleming amendment (A011) modified by unanimous consent. To strike "Steward" and insert "Stewart". (text as modified: CR H141)
2013-01-15HouseH.AMDT.13 Amendment (A011) offered by Mr. Fleming to the Frelinghuysen amendment (A003). (consideration: CR H141-143, H148-149)Amendment to cut $9,800,000 from the Fish & Wildlife Service for rebuilding seawalls and buildings on uninhabited islands in the Stewart McKinney National Wildlife Refuge in Connecticut.
2013-01-15HouseH.AMDT.12 On agreeing to the Huelskamp amendment (A010) Agreed to by voice vote.
2013-01-15HouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 23, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Huelskamp Part C perfecting amendment No. 8.
2013-01-15HouseH.AMDT.12 Amendment (A010) offered by Mr. Huelskamp to the Frelinghuysen amendment (A003). (consideration: CR H141; text: CR H141)Amendment requires FEMA to disclose all disaster relief grants, not just those over $1 million.
2013-01-15HouseH.AMDT.11 By unanimous consent, the Velazquez amendment was withdrawn.
2013-01-15HouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 23, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Velazquez Part C perfecting amendment No. 7.
2013-01-15HouseH.AMDT.11 Amendment (A009) offered by Ms. Velazquez to the Frelinghuysen amendment (A003). (consideration: CR H140-141; text: CR H140)An amendment numbered 7 printed in Part C of House Report 113-1 to increase the Community Development Fund appropriation amount by $25 million offset by reductions elsewhere in the bill.
2013-01-15HouseH.AMDT.10 On agreeing to the Blumenauer amendment (A008) Agreed to by voice vote.
2013-01-15HouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 23, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Blumenauer Part C perfecting amendment No. 6.
2013-01-15HouseH.AMDT.10 Amendment (A008) offered by Mr. Blumenauer to the Frelinghuysen amendment (A003). (consideration: CR H140; text: CR H140)Amendment clarifies that Corps of Engineers construction projects receiving funds under this legislation will be at full Federal expense only with respect to the funds provided in the bill for repairing beaches damaged by Hurricane Sandy.
2013-01-15HousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Duncan (SC) Part C amendment No. 5, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Duncan (SC) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
2013-01-15HouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 23, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Duncan (SC) Part C perfecting amendment No. 5.
2013-01-15HouseH.AMDT.9 Amendment (A007) offered by Mr. Duncan (SC) to the Frelinghuysen amendment (A003). (consideration: CR H139-140, H147-148; text: CR H139)Amendment sought to strike $1 million in the bill for the Legal Services Corporation (LSC) and to replace it with language prohibiting use of funds in the bill for LSC.
2013-01-15HousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Broun (GA) Part C amendment No. 4, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Broun (GA) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
2013-01-15HouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 23, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Broun (GA) Part C perfecting amendment No. 4.
2013-01-15HouseH.AMDT.8 Amendment (A006) offered by Mr. Broun (GA) to the Frelinghuysen amendment (A003). (consideration: CR H137-139, H147; text: CR H137)Amendment sought to strike $13 million in funding for National Weather Service's ground readiness project.
2013-01-15HouseH.AMDT.7 On agreeing to the Runyan amendment (A005) Agreed to by voice vote.
2013-01-15HouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 23, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Runyan Part C perfecting amendment No. 3.
2013-01-15HouseH.AMDT.7 Amendment (A005) offered by Mr. Runyan to the Frelinghuysen amendment (A003). (consideration: CR H137; text: CR H137)Amendment clarifies that the fisheries disaster money in the Frelinghuysen amendment is intended for States that were declared fisheries disasters in 2012 as a direct result of Hurricane Sandy.
2013-01-15HousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Flores Part C amendment No. 2, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Flores demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
2013-01-15HouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 23, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Flores Part C perfecting amendment No. 2.
2013-01-15HouseH.AMDT.6 Amendment (A004) offered by Mr. Flores to the Frelinghuysen amendment (A003). (consideration: CR H136-137, H146-147; text: CR H136)Amendment strikes the $150 million for Regional Ocean Partnership grants.
2013-01-15HouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 23, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 20 minutes of debate on the Frelinghuysen Part C amendment No. 1.
2013-01-15HouseH.AMDT.5 Amendment (A003) offered by Mr. Frelinghuysen. (consideration: CR H128-137, H150-151; text: CR H128-133)Amendment provides an additional $33.677 billion in total spending to cover current and anticipated needs in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. As amended, see item 40 (Fleming amendment) and item 42 (Bishop (UT) amendment).
2013-01-15HouseH.AMDT.3 On agreeing to the Rogers (KY) amendment (A001) Agreed to by recorded vote: 327 - 91 (Roll no. 15). (consideration: CR H127-128)Amendment in the nature of a substitute printed in part A of House Report 113-1 and made in order as original text for the purpose of further amendment under the 5-minute rule. Amendment provides $17 billion in emergency funding to address immediate needs for victims and communities affected by Hurricane Sandy.
2013-01-15HouseH.AMDT.4 On agreeing to the Mulvaney amendment (A002) Failed by recorded vote: 162 - 258 (Roll no. 14).
2013-01-15HouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 23, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Part B Mulvaney (SC) amendment.
2013-01-15HouseH.AMDT.4 Amendment (A002) offered by Mr. Mulvaney to the Rogers (KY) amendment (A001). (consideration: CR H125-127; text: CR H125)Amendment to the pending Rogers (KY) language sought to provide an offset of the $17 billion in emergency funding made available to address immediate needs for victims and communities affected by Hurricane Sandy. The offset would have been achieved by an across the board cut of 1.63 percent to all discretionary appropriations for fiscal year 2013.
2013-01-15HousePursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 23, the Committee of the Whole proceeded to consider the Part A Rogers (KY) amendment in the nature of a substitute and the Part B Mulvaney (SC) perfecting amendment.
2013-01-15HouseGENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 152.
2013-01-15HouseThe Speaker designated the Honorable Shelley Moore Capito to act as Chairwoman of the Committee.
2013-01-15HouseHouse resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 23 and Rule XVIII.
2013-01-15HouseRule provides for consideration of H.R. 152 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. Measure will be considered read. Specified amendments are in order. The resolution waives all points of order against consideration of the bill. The resolution provides that the amendment in the nature of a substitute printed in part A of this report shall be considered as an original bill. The resolution waives all points of order against the amendment in the nature of a substitute. The resolution provides that if the amendment in the nature of a substitute printed in Part A is not adopted, the Committee of the Whole shall rise and report that it has come to no resolution on the bill. The resolution provides that each such amendment printed in part B and part C of this report shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question in the House or the Committee of the Whole. Finally, the resolution directs the Clerk to, in the engrossment of H.R. 152, add the text of H.R. 219, as passed by the House, as a new matter at the end of H.R. 152.
2013-01-15HouseConsidered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 23. (consideration: H109-152)
2013-01-15HouseRule H. Res. 23 passed House.
2013-01-14HouseRules Committee Resolution H. Res. 23 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 152 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. Measure will be considered read. Specified amendments are in order. The resolution waives all points of order against consideration of the bill. The resolution provides that the amendment in the nature of a substitute printed in part A of this report shall be considered as an original bill. The resolution waives all points of order against the amendment in the nature of a substitute. The resolution provides that if the amendment in the nature of a substitute printed in Part A is not adopted, the Committee of the Whole shall rise and report that it has come to no resolution on the bill. The resolution provides that each such amendment printed in part B and part C of this report shall not be subject to a demand
2013-01-04HouseReferred to House Budget
2013-01-04HouseReferred to House Appropriations
2013-01-04HouseReferred to the Committee on Appropriations, and in addition to the Committee on the Budget, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.

Same As/Similar To

HR23 (Related) 2013-01-15 - Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
HB219 (Related) 2013-12-20 - Indefinitely postponed by Senate by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S9115)

Subjects

Appropriations
Army Corps of Engineers
Aviation and airports
Cemeteries and funerals
Child health
Coast guard
Computers and information technology
Congressional oversight
Defense spending
Department of Defense
Department of Health and Human Services
Department of Homeland Security
Department of Housing and Urban Development
Department of the Interior
Department of Transportation
Department of Veterans Affairs
Disaster relief and insurance
Economic development
Education programs funding
Emergency medical services and trauma care
Executive agency funding and structure
Family services
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
Floods and storm protection
Food assistance and relief
Government lending and loan guarantees
Government studies and investigations
Health facilities and institutions
Health programs administration and funding
Housing and community development funding
Infrastructure development
Marine and coastal resources, fisheries
Military facilities and property
National Guard and reserves
National Railroad Passenger Corporation (Amtrak)
Natural disasters
Navigation, waterways, harbors
Oil and gas
Parks, recreation areas, trails
Preschool education
Public transit
Railroads
Small business
Small Business Administration
Social Security Administration
Transportation programs funding
Veterans' medical care
Water quality
Wildlife conservation and habitat protection

US Congress State Sources

TypeSource
Summaryhttp://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d113:HN00152:@@@L&summ2=m&
Texthttp://gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/BILLS-113hr152ih/pdf/BILLS-113hr152ih.pdf
Texthttp://gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/BILLS-113hr152eh/pdf/BILLS-113hr152eh.pdf
Texthttp://gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/BILLS-113hr152pcs/pdf/BILLS-113hr152pcs.pdf
Texthttp://gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/BILLS-113hr152enr/pdf/BILLS-113hr152enr.pdf
Roll Callhttp://clerk.house.gov/evs/2013/roll014.xml
Roll Callhttp://clerk.house.gov/evs/2013/roll015.xml
Roll Callhttp://clerk.house.gov/evs/2013/roll016.xml
Roll Callhttp://clerk.house.gov/evs/2013/roll017.xml
Roll Callhttp://clerk.house.gov/evs/2013/roll018.xml
Roll Callhttp://clerk.house.gov/evs/2013/roll019.xml
Roll Callhttp://clerk.house.gov/evs/2013/roll020.xml
Roll Callhttp://clerk.house.gov/evs/2013/roll021.xml
Roll Callhttp://clerk.house.gov/evs/2013/roll022.xml
Roll Callhttp://clerk.house.gov/evs/2013/roll023.xml
Roll Callhttp://www.senate.gov/legislative/LIS/roll_call_votes/vote1131/vote_113_1_00003.xml
Roll Callhttp://www.senate.gov/legislative/LIS/roll_call_votes/vote1131/vote_113_1_00004.xml

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