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USHB2914EngrossHousing Survivors of Major Disasters Act of 2020 This bill makes certain individuals and households eligible for housing assistance in connection with a major disaster, including Hurricane Maria of 2017. To be eligible, an individual or household mus...
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2020-11-18
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB4358EngrossPreliminary Damage Assessment Improvement Act of 2020 This bill directs the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to (1) submit to Congress a report describing the preliminary damage assessment process, as supported by FEMA in the five years bef...
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2020-11-18
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB5953EngrossPreventing Disaster Revictimization Act This bill requires the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to waive certain debts owed to the United States related to disaster assistance provided to an individual or household. Specifically, FEMA must ...
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2020-11-18
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB8266EngrossFEMA Assistance Relief Act of 2020 This bill modifies the federal cost share of certain emergency assistance relating to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019). Specifically, the bill provides for (1) a 100% federal cost share of assistance provid...
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2020-11-18
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB542EngrossSupporting Research and Development for First Responders Act This bill directs the Department of Homeland Security to designate the National Urban Security Technology Laboratory as a science and technology laboratory responsible for testing and evalu...
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2020-11-09
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 577.
USHB2589EngrossUnifying DHS Intelligence Enterprise Act This bill directs the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to develop and disseminate written guidance for the processing, analysis, production, and dissemination of homeland security information and terroris...
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2020-11-09
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 578.
USHB8701IntroFEMA Loan Interest Payment Relief Act
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2020-11-02
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USSB4821IntroA bill to amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to clarify that utility line technicians qualify as emergency response providers.
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2020-10-20
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB4815IntroDisaster Learning and Life Saving Act of 2020
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2020-10-20
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB4204IntroFederal Emergency Pandemic Response Act This bill addresses the issue of national pandemic preparedness and response. It directs the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) or another federal agency, as determined by the OMB, to convene an Interagency ...
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2020-10-19
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 573.
USHB8622IntroADVANCE Act Analyzing Disaster Vulnerabilities and Applicable National Capabilities for Emergencies Act
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2020-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB8569IntroDisaster Learning and Life Saving Act of 2020
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2020-10-13
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB5736EngrossTransnational White Supremacist Extremism Review Act This bill directs the Office of Intelligence and Analysis of the Department of Homeland Security to develop and disseminate a threat assessment regarding threats to the United States associated wit...
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2020-10-01
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSCR48IntroA concurrent resolution expressing support for the designation of October 28, 2020, as "Honoring the Nation's First Responders Day". This concurrent resolution supports the designation of October 28, 2020, as Honoring the Nation's First Responders Da...
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2020-09-30
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB8421IntroWildfire Smoke Relief Act This bill provides for assistance for the purchase of smoke inhalation prevention equipment to specified individuals at risk of wildfire smoke-related illness. The President, in carrying out the Transitional Sheltering Assis...
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2020-09-30
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB3256IntroProtecting and Securing Chemical Facilities from Terrorist Attacks Act of 2019 This bill reauthorizes the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) program until May 1, 2025. The CFATS program requires...
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2020-09-21
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 427.
USSB4618IntroEnsuring Relief for Americans Impacted by Economic and Natural Disasters Act, 2020 This bill provides $86.6 billion in FY2020 supplemental appropriations to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for the Disaster Relief Fund. The bill designa...
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2020-09-21
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 549.
USHB8307IntroMasks for Students Act This bill requires that a specified Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) policy relating to public assistance remain in effect to provide cloth facial coverings to public schools (kindergarten through 12th grade) that pro...
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2020-09-18
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB8309IntroKeep America Secure Act
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2020-09-18
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USSB4627IntroFEMA Assistance Relief Act of 2020
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2020-09-17
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB4157IntroNational Infrastructure Simulation and Analysis Center Pandemic Modeling Act of 2020
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2020-09-09
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 529.
USSB4552IntroHurricane Laura Recovery Funding Act, 2020 This bill provides $10 billion in FY2020 supplemental appropriations to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for the Disaster Relief Fund. The bill designates the funding as emergency spending, whi...
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2020-09-09
To Senate Appropriations Committee
USHCR37IntroExpressing support for designation of October 28 as "Honoring the Nation's First Responders Day". This concurrent resolution supports the designation of Honoring the Nation's First Responders Day.
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2020-09-04
Placed on the House Calendar, Calendar No. 92.
USHB2242IntroTo amend the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to include certain services in the definition of critical services, and for other purposes. This bill allows the President, in the event of a major disaster, to make contrib...
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2020-09-04
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 388.
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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2020-09-04
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 389.
USHB8112IntroIncrease Federal Disaster Cost Share Act of 2020 This bill increases the federal cost share from 75% to 90% for any federal disaster declaration beginning on January 20, 2020, and ending on December 31, 2020.
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2020-08-26
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB8071IntroEmergency Flood Response Act
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2020-08-19
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB8045IntroGenome Editing Threat Assessment Act
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2020-08-14
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB3418IntroSTORM Act Safeguarding Tomorrow through Ongoing Risk Mitigation Act of 2020
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2020-08-10
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 511.
USSB529EngrossNational Landslide Preparedness Act This bill directs the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) to establish a National Landslide Hazards Reduction Program to identify and understand landslide hazards and risks, reduce losses from landslides, protect communi...
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2020-08-07
Held at the desk.
USHB7282IntroProtecting Against Public Safety Disinformation Act
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2020-08-01
To House Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Innovation
USHB7915IntroProtecting America through Information Sharing Act
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2020-08-01
To House Subcommittee on Intelligence and Counterterrorism
USHB7860IntroExpanding Access to Emergency Meals Act
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2020-07-31
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB7748IntroCrisis Counseling Act This bill provides for immediate approval of any request by a state, local, or tribal government for crisis counseling and training after the President declares a major disaster under the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and E...
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2020-07-24
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USSB4148PassA bill to extend the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards Program of the Department of Homeland Security, and for other purposes. This bill extends the Department of Homeland Security's Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards Program until J...
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2020-07-22
Became Public Law No: 116-150. (TXT | PDF)
USSB3658IntroAchieving Racial and Ethnic Equity in Disaster Response, Recovery, and Resilience Act of 2020 This bill establishes an Office of Equal Rights and Community Inclusion (OERCI) within the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). OERCI shall be respon...
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2020-07-22
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB4165IntroA bill to repeal section 692 of the Post-Katrina Emergency Management Reform Act of 2006. This bill repeals a provision of the Post-Katrina Emergency Management Reform Act of 2006 that requires the Department of Homeland Security to promulgate regula...
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2020-07-22
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment favorably.
USSB4153IntroNational Response Framework Improvement Act of 2020
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2020-07-22
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB4133IntroREAL ID Modernization Act
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2020-07-22
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USHB7669IntroDepartment of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2021 This bill provides FY2021 appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security. The bill provides appropriations for Departmental Management, Operations, Intelligence, and Oversight, includin...
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2020-07-20
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 368.
USSB4197IntroA bill to extend the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards Program of the Department of Homeland Security, and for other purposes. This bill extends the Department of Homeland Security's Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards Program through...
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2020-07-02
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB4169IntroNational Commission on United States Counterterrorism Policy Act of 2020
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2020-07-02
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB4096IntroA bill to extend the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards Program of the Department of Homeland Security, and for other purposes. This bill extends the Department of Homeland Security's Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards Program through...
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2020-06-29
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB7298IntroTo extend the period for obligations or expenditures for amounts obligated for the National Disaster Resilience competition. This bill extends the deadline for National Disaster Resilience Competition awardees to utilize the program's funding until S...
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2020-06-22
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB7258IntroWater for Public Health Act This bill authorizes Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) assistance during a public health emergency to include efforts to provide individuals with access to potable water and basic sanitation. Specifically, FEMA ma...
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2020-06-19
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USSB4017IntroA bill to extend the period for obligations or expenditures for amounts obligated for the National Disaster Resilience competition. This bill extends the deadline for National Disaster Resilience Competition awardees to utilize the program's funding ...
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2020-06-18
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB6505IntroDetection and Response to Emerging Highly Communicable Infectious Disease Events Act This bill directs the National Biosurveillance Integration Center of the Department of Homeland Security to detect, as early as possible, an emerging highly communic...
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2020-06-01
To House Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Recovery
USHB7028IntroNational Commission on U.S. Counterterrorism Policy Act of 2020
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2020-06-01
To House Subcommittee on Intelligence and Counterterrorism
USHB6880IntroEmergency Medical Manufacturing Library Act of 2020 This bill directs the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to coordinate the development of plans, designs, and guidance relating to the production of certain homeland security-critical suppli...
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2020-06-01
To House Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Recovery
USSB3806IntroLocal Community Emergency Relief Act of 2020
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2020-05-21
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
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