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USSB2520Intro
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A bill to amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to provide for engagements with State, local, Tribal, and territorial governments, and for other purposes.
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2021-10-21
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 152.
USHB4426Engross
50%
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 bill directs the Federal Emergency Managemen...
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2021-09-30
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB5343Intro
25%
Directs the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to report to Congress on case management personnel turnover. Specifically, FEMA must report on the turnover rate for FEMA case management personnel, the average and median length of employment fo...
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2021-09-23
[Hearing: Oct 27 @ 10:00 am]
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB5298Intro
25%
Makes common interest communities, such as housing cooperatives (co-ops) and condominiums, eligible for the same assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) as other homeowners. Specifically, the bill adds definitions of residentia...
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2021-09-21
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USSR373Intro
25%
A resolution marking the 4-year anniversary of the devastation of Puerto Rico and the United States Virgin Islands by Hurricane Maria.
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2021-09-21
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHCR51Intro
25%
This concurrent resolution declares that Congress remains steadfast in its commitment to the people of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands to assist in restoring the islands to their full potential and that Congress will not abandon U.S. citizens...
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2021-09-20
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHR591Intro
25%
This resolution supports (1) the goals of Wildfire Preparedness Week, and (2) resources and educational initiatives that communicate how affected communities can prevent wildfires and react during a wildfire.
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2021-08-17
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB4492Intro
25%
To establish an interagency forum for biodefense preparedness, and for other purposes.
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2021-08-11
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USHB4938Intro
25%
To ensure that older adults and individuals with disabilities are prepared for disasters, and for other purposes.
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2021-08-06
To House Transportation And Infrastructure Committee
USHB4954Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to develop guidance for firefighters and other emergency response personnel on training, education programs, and best practices to protect them from exposure to perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl sub...
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2021-08-06
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USSB2658Intro
25%
A bill to ensure that older adults and individuals with disabilities are prepared for disasters, and for other purposes.
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2021-08-05
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB2525Intro
25%
Authorizes the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to conduct research and development to identify U.S. critical domains for economic and homeland security and evaluate the extent to which disruption, corruption, exploitation, or dysfunction of any...
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2021-08-04
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USSB231Engross
50%
Requires the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to develop guidance for firefighters and other emergency response personnel on training, education programs, and best practices to protect them from exposure to perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalky...
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2021-07-30
Held at the desk.
USHB3037Intro
25%
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 must be (1) residing on property located in the area for which...
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2021-07-28
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB3709Intro
25%
To direct the Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency to submit to Congress a report on preliminary damage assessments and make necessary improvements to processes in the Federal Emergency Management Agency, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-28
Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management Discharged.
USHB4082Intro
25%
Directs the Departments of the Interior and Agriculture and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to jointly establish a commission to study and make recommendations to improve federal policies relating to wildland fire prevention, mitigatio...
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2021-07-28
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USHB1850Engross
50%
Directs the Department of Homeland Security to designate the National Urban Security Technology Laboratory as a science and technology laboratory responsible for testing and evaluating emerging technologies and conducting research and development to ...
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2021-07-21
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB3263Engross
50%
Directs the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to establish a medical countermeasures program to facilitate personnel readiness and protection for DHS employees and working animals in the event of a chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, or ...
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2021-07-21
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB3264Engross
50%
Authorizes the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to conduct research and development to identify U.S. critical domains for economic and homeland security and evaluate the extent to which disruption, corruption, exploitation, or dysfunction of any...
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2021-07-21
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB2419Intro
25%
A bill to authorize the President to declare a smoke emergency, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-21
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB2423Intro
25%
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 Assistance Program of the Federal Emergen...
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2021-07-21
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSR313Intro
25%
This resolution commemorates the 10th anniversary of the Souris River flood in Minot, North Dakota.
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2021-07-21
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5025; text: CR S5022)
USHB4431Intro
25%
Provides FY2022 appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security. The bill provides appropriations for Departmental Management, Operations, Intelligence, and Oversight, including the Office of the Secretary and Executive Management; the Managem...
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2021-07-15
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 62.
USSB2362Intro
25%
A bill to require rulemaking by the Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency to address considerations in evaluating the need for public and individual disaster assistance, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-15
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB2359Intro
25%
A bill to provide emergency assistance for disaster response and recovery, and for other expenses, directly related to Hurricanes Laura, Delta, or Zeta.
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2021-07-15
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB539Engross
50%
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 waive a debt owed to the United States related to ...
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2021-07-14
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USSR300Intro
25%
This resolution commends the bravery and selfless service demonstrated by the first responders deployed in the aftermath of the collapse of the Champlain Towers South condominium building in Surfside, Florida, on June 24, 2021, and commemorates the l...
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2021-07-14
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4882; text: CR S4904)
USSB2123Intro
25%
A bill to establish the Federal Clearinghouse on Safety and Security Best Practices for Faith-Based Organizations and Houses of Worship, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-14
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with amendments favorably.
USSB2150Intro
25%
Directs the Departments of the Interior and Agriculture and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to jointly establish a commission to study and make recommendations to improve federal policies relating to wildland fire prevention, mitigatio...
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2021-07-14
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB2336Intro
25%
A bill to provide emergency assistance for disaster response and recovery, and other expenses directly related to Hurricanes Laura, Delta, and Zeta, and flooding in calendar year 2021 in Louisiana.
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2021-07-13
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB4182Intro
25%
To require the President to declare the global wildlife extinction crisis a national emergency under the National Emergencies Act, and for other purposes.
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2021-06-28
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USSR270Intro
25%
This resolution honors the memory of the fallen firefighters of the Granite Mountain Interagency Hotshot Crew of the Prescott, Arizona, Fire Department. The resolution extends condolences to the surviving families of the 19 firefighters lost in the l...
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2021-06-24
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR S4795)
USSB2212Intro
25%
A bill to amend the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to provide for the authority to reimburse local governments or electric cooperatives for interest expenses, and for other purposes.
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2021-06-24
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSR288Intro
25%
This resolution commemorates the 10th anniversary of the Souris River flood in Minot, North Dakota.
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2021-06-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHJR52Intro
25%
This joint resolution terminates the national emergency concerning COVID-19 declared by the President on March 13, 2020.
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2021-06-17
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USSB2114Intro
25%
A bill to expand the definition of qualified persons for purposes of the Public Readiness and Emergency Preparedness Act to include health professional students.
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2021-06-17
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB2016Engross
50%
Extends the deadline by which the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) must (1) conduct a study and develop a plan under which the collection of information from disaster assistance applicants and grantees will be made less burdensome, duplicat...
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2021-06-16
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB3917Intro
25%
To enure that a declaration for a major disaster or emergency is made on a timely basis, rural areas receive assistance, and for other purposes.
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2021-06-16
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB3728Intro
25%
To provide grants for fire station construction through the Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, and for other purposes.
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2021-06-07
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB3624Intro
25%
To provide for a National Disaster Safety Board.
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2021-06-01
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USSB1877Intro
25%
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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2021-05-27
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB1916Intro
25%
Prohibits (1) the President or the Department of Health and Human Services from declaring emergencies or disasters for the purpose of imposing gun control; and (2) a federal officer or employee, or person operating under color of federal law, from ba...
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2021-05-27
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB1946Intro
25%
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 waive a debt owed to the United States related to ...
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2021-05-27
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB1952Intro
25%
A bill to provide for a National Disaster Safety Board.
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2021-05-27
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB3459Intro
25%
To amend the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to expand eligibility for individual and public assistance to certain areas and to include cumulative damage from multiple natural catastrophes in the definition of major di...
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2021-05-24
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHJR46Intro
25%
This joint resolution terminates the national emergency concerning COVID-19 declared by the President on March 13, 2020.
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2021-05-21
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB3394Intro
25%
To prohibit the sharing of certain information with respect to individuals who are victims of major disasters, and for other purposes.
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2021-05-21
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB3349Intro
25%
To increase for calendar years 2020 and 2021 the amount of the Federal share for disaster relief and emergency assistance for a local government with a population of less than 50,000, and for other purposes.
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2021-05-20
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USSB1688Intro
25%
A bill to establish a Federal standard in order to improve the Nation's resilience to current and future flood risk.
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2021-05-18
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB3161Intro
25%
To establish a pilot program to enhance the mapping of urban flooding and associated property damage and the availability of such mapped data to homeowners, businesses, and localities to help understand and mitigate the risk of such flooding, and for...
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2021-05-13
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
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