H.R.592: Federal Disaster Assistance Nonprofit Fairness Act of 2013

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Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Federal Disaster Assistance Nonprofit Fairness Act of 2013 - Amends the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to include community centers, including tax-exempt houses of worship, as "private nonprofit facilities" for purposes of disaster relief and emergency assistance eligibility under such Act. Makes a church,...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

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There are 5 statements associated with H.R.592.

Bill Actions

Date Description
March 13, 2013
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
Feb. 14, 2013
Received in the Senate.
Feb. 13, 2013
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Feb. 13, 2013

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 354 - 72 (Roll no. 39). (text: CR H465)

Feb. 13, 2013
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H479-480)
Feb. 13, 2013
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
Feb. 13, 2013
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 592.
Feb. 13, 2013
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H465-479)
Feb. 13, 2013
Mr. Barletta moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
Feb. 11, 2013
Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management.
Feb. 8, 2013
Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.
Feb. 8, 2013

Introduced in the House by Christopher H. Smith (R-N.J.)

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