US SB3418 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 4-2)
Status: Passed on January 1 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-01-01 - Became Public Law No: 116-284.
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


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 mitigation revolving loan funds. Such funds shall provide funding assistance to local governments to carry out projects to reduce disaster risk in order to decrease the loss of life and property, the cost of insurance claims, and federal disaster payments. FEMA shall not be liable for any claim based on the exercise or performance of, or the failure to exercise or perform, a discretionary function or duty by FEMA or by a FEMA employee in carrying out this bill.

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STORM Act Safeguarding Tomorrow through Ongoing Risk Mitigation Act



2021-01-01SenateBecame Public Law No: 116-284.
2021-01-01SenateSigned by President.
2020-12-21SenatePresented to President.
2020-12-18HouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2020-12-18HouseOn motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H7264-7266)
2020-12-18HouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 3418.
2020-12-18HouseConsidered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H7264-7268)
2020-12-18HouseMs. Norton moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
2020-12-14HouseHeld at the desk.
2020-12-14HouseReceived in the House.
2020-12-10SenateMessage on Senate action sent to the House.
2020-12-09SenatePassed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent. (text of amendment in the nature of a substitute: CR S7370-7372)
2020-12-09SenateS.Amdt.2697 Amendment SA 2697 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
2020-12-09SenateS.Amdt.2697 Amendment SA 2697 proposed by Senator Inhofe for Senator Peters. (consideration: CR S7377; text: CR S7370-7372) In the nature of a substitute.
2020-12-09SenateThe committee amendments withdrawn by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR S7375-7377)
2020-12-09SenateMeasure laid before Senate by unanimous consent. (consideration: CR S7375-7377)
2020-08-10SenatePlaced on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 511.
2020-08-10SenateCommittee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Reported by Senator Johnson with amendments. With written report No. 116-249.
2020-03-11SenateCommittee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
2020-03-09SenateRead twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.

Same As/Similar To

HB3779 (Related) 2020-09-04 - Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 389.


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