H.R.5687: Emergency Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief and Puerto Rico Disaster Tax Relief Act, 2020

About This Bill

  • Introduced Jan. 28, 2020
  • Latest Major Action Feb. 11, 2020

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Bill Summary

Emergency Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief and Puerto Rico Disaster Tax Relief Act, 2020 This bill provides FY2020 supplemental appropriations and expands tax credits to respond to recent natural disasters and emergencies that affected Puerto Rico and other U.S. territories. The funding provided by this bill is designated as emergency spending, which is exempt from discretionary spending limits. The bill provides $4.89 billion...

(Source: Library of Congress)

Statement of Administration Policy

The administration strongly opposes this legislation and has recommended the president veto it.

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 25 statements associated with H.R.5687.

Bill Actions

Date Description
Feb. 11, 2020
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 416.
Feb. 10, 2020
Received in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
Feb. 7, 2020
Mr. Cole moved to recommit to the Committee on Appropriations. (text: CR H960)
Feb. 7, 2020
The Clerk was authorized to correct section numbers, punctuation, and cross references, and to make other necessary technical and conforming corrections in the engrossment of H.R. 5687.
Feb. 7, 2020
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Feb. 7, 2020
On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 237 - 161 (Roll no. 54).
Feb. 7, 2020
On motion to recommit Failed by recorded vote: 178 - 223 (Roll no. 53).
Feb. 7, 2020
The previous question on the motion to recommit was ordered without objection.
Feb. 7, 2020
Floor summary: DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Cole motion to recommit.
Feb. 7, 2020
Mr. Cole moved to recommit to the Committee on Appropriations.
Feb. 7, 2020
The House adopted the amendments en gross as agreed to by the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.
Feb. 7, 2020
The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
Feb. 7, 2020
The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 5687.
Feb. 7, 2020
UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was on adoption of amendments, which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
Feb. 7, 2020
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 833, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes on the Levin (MI) amendment No. 6.
Feb. 7, 2020
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 833, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes on the Tlaib amendment No. 5.
Feb. 7, 2020
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 833, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes on the Crenshaw amendment No. 4.
Feb. 7, 2020
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 833, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes on the Plaskett amendment No. 3.
Feb. 7, 2020
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 833, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes on the Gonzalez-Colon (PR) amendment No. 2.
Feb. 7, 2020
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Shalala amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment, and by voice vote announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mrs. Lowey demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings until a time to be announced.
Feb. 7, 2020
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 833, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes on the Shalala amendment No. 1.
Feb. 7, 2020
GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 5687.
Feb. 7, 2020
The Speaker designated the Honorable Kathy Castor to act as Chairwoman of the Committee.
Feb. 7, 2020
House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 833 and Rule XVIII.
Feb. 7, 2020
Rule provides for consideration of H. Res. 826, H.R. 2474 and H.R. 5687. The resolution provides for consideration of H.Res. 826 under a closed rule with one hour of debate. Also, the resolution provides for consideration of H.R. 2474, under a structured rule and consideration of H.R. 5687, under a structured rule. Each bill shall be debated for one hour.
Feb. 7, 2020
Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 833.
Feb. 7, 2020
Mr. Cole moved to recommit to the Committee on Appropriations. (text: CR H960-961)
Feb. 7, 2020
Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 833. (consideration: CR H941-962; text: CR H947-953)
Feb. 6, 2020
Rule H. Res. 833 passed House.
Feb. 5, 2020
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 833 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H. Res. 826, H.R. 2474 and H.R. 5687. The resolution provides for consideration of H.Res. 826 under a closed rule with one hour of debate. Also, the resolution provides for consideration of H.R. 2474, under a structured rule and consideration of H.R. 5687, under a structured rule. Each bill shall be debated for one hour.
Jan. 28, 2020
Referred to the Committee on Appropriations, and in addition to the Committees on the Budget, and Ways and Means, 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.
Jan. 28, 2020

Introduced in the House by Nita M. Lowey (D-N.Y.)

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