Introduced in House Passed House Introduced in Senate Passed Senate To President Became Law
11/05/2019          

Fire Department Proper Response and Equipment Prioritization Act

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11/14/2019 Introduced in House Open
11/05/2019 Introduced in House Open
11/05/2019 Introduced in House Open

            




116 HR 4987 IH: Fire Department Proper Response and Equipment Prioritization Act
U.S. House of Representatives
2019-11-05
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I116th CONGRESS1st SessionH. R. 4987IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVESNovember 5, 2019Ms. Herrera Beutler (for herself and Mr. Higgins of New York) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Science, Space, and TechnologyA BILLTo provide first responders with planning, training, and equipment capabilities for crude oil-by-rail and ethanol-by-rail derailment and incident response, and for other purposes.
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This Act may be cited as the Fire Department Proper Response and Equipment Prioritization Act.
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Support for firefighters for crude oil-by-rail and ethanol-by-rail derailment and incident response
Section 33(c) of the Federal Fire Prevention and Control Act of 1974 (15 U.S.C. 2229(c)) is amended by adding at the end the following new paragraph: (4)
Priority
The Administrator of FEMA shall, in carrying out this section, give high priority consideration to grants providing for planning, training, and equipment to firefighters for crude oil-by-rail and ethanol-by-rail derailment and incident response.
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Jaime Beutler R-WA 11/05/2019 Sponsor
Brian Higgins D-NY 11/05/2019 Cosponsor
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11/05/2019 President Referred to the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.Action By: House of Representatives
11/05/2019 President Introduced in HouseAction By: House of Representatives
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