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Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2019

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Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2019

Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2019
This bill provides $12.1 billion in FY2019 supplemental appropriations to several federal departments and agencies for expenses related to the consequences of recent wildfires, hurricanes, volcanos, earthquakes, typhoons, and other natural disasters.
The funding provided by this bill is designated as emergency spending, which is exempt from discretionary spending limits and other budget enforcement rules.
The bill includes appropriations for
  • the Department of Agriculture,
  • the Department of Commerce,
  • the Department of Justice,
  • the Department of Defense,
  • the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers,
  • the Department of the Interior,
  • the Department of Energy,
  • the Department of Homeland Security,
  • the Environmental Protection Agency,
  • the Forest Service,
  • the Department of Health and Human Services,
  • the Department of Labor,
  • the Department of Education,
  • the Government Accountability Office,
  • the Department of Veterans Affairs,
  • the Department of Transportation, and
  • the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Actions
03/28/19

Passed Senate

01/16/19

Passed House

01/16/19

Failed House

01/08/19

Introduced

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Motion by Senator McConnell to reconsider the vote by which cloture on H.R. 268 was not invoked (Record Vote No. 56) entered in Senate.

Date: April 1, 2019

Cloture not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 46 - 48. Record Vote Number: 56.

Date: April 1, 2019

Cloture on the motion to proceed to the measure invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 90 - 10. Record Vote Number: 53.

Date: March 26, 2019

On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 237 - 187 (Roll no. 39).

Date: January 16, 2019

Content
Code:
116.HR.268
Subject:
Emergency Management
Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2019
Date: January 17, 2019 Official Title: Making supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2019, and for other purposes. That the following sums are hereby appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, and out of applicable corporate or other revenues, receipts, and funds, for the several departments, agencies, corporations, and other organizational units of Government for fiscal year 2019, and for other purposes, namely: In addition to other amounts made available by section 309 of , there is hereby appropriated $600,000,000 (increased by $5,000,000) (increased by $5,000,000) for the Secretary of Agriculture to provide a grant to the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico for disaster nutrition assistance in response to Presidentially declared major disasters and emergencies: , That the funds made available to the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico under this section shall remain available for obligation by the Commonwealth until September 30, 2020, and shall be in addition to funds otherwise made available: , That such amount is designated by the Congress as being for an emergency requirement pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A)(i) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985. In addition to amounts otherwise made available, out of the funds made available under section 18 of Food and Nutrition Act of 2008, $10,200,000 (increased by $15,000,000) shall be available for the Secretary to provide a grant to the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands for disaster nutrition assistance in response to the Presidentially declared major disasters and emergencies: , That funds made available to the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands under this section shall remain available for obligation by the Commonwealth until September 30, 2020: , That such amount is designated by the Congress as being for an emergency requirement pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A)(i) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985. For purposes of administering title I of subdivision 1 of division B of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 (), losses to agricultural producers resulting from hurricanes shall also include losses of peach and blueberry crops in calendar year 2017 due to extreme cold: , That the amounts provided by this section are designated by the Congress as being for an emergency requirement pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A)(i) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985: , That amounts repurposed under this heading that were previously designated by the Congress as an emergency requirement pursuant to the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 are designated by the Congress as an emergency requirement pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A)(i) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985.
  • (1) Except as provided in paragraph (2), a person or legal entity is not eligible to receive a payment under the Market Facilitation Program established pursuant to the Commodity Credit Corporation Charter Act ( et seq.) if the average adjusted gross income of such person or legal entity is greater than $900,000.
  • (2) Paragraph (1) shall not apply to a person or legal entity if at least 75 percent of the adjusted gross income of such person or legal entity is derived from farming, ranching, or forestry related activities. A person or legal entity may not receive a payment under the Market Facilitation Program described in subsection (a)(1), directly or indirectly, of more than $125,000. In this section, the term has the meaning given the term defined in section 760.1502 of title 7 Code of Federal Regulations (as in effect July 18, 2018). The amount provided by this section is designated by the Congress as being for an emergency requirement pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A)(i) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985.In General The Federal share of assistance provided for DR4336PR, DR4339PR, DR4340USVI and DR4335USVI under sections 403, 406 and 407 of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act ( and 5173) shall be 100 percent of the eligible costs under such sections.Applicability The Federal share provided by subsection (a) shall apply to disaster assistance applied for before, on, or after the date of enactment of this Act. The Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency may provide assistance, pursuant to section 428 of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act ( et seq.), for critical services as defined in section 406 of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act for the duration of the recovery for incidents DR4404, DR4396, and DR4398 to
  • (1) replace or restore the function of a facility or system to industry standards without regard to the pre-disaster condition of the facility or system; and
  • (2) replace or restore components of the facility or system not damaged by the disaster where necessary to fully effectuate the replacement or restoration of disaster-damaged components to restore the function of the facility or system to industry standards. Not later than 45 days after the date of enactment of this Act, the agencies receiving funds appropriated by this title shall provide a detailed operating plan of anticipated uses of funds made available in this title by State and Territory, and by program, project, and activity, to the Committees on Appropriations: , That no such funds shall be obligated before the operating plans are provided to the Committees: , That such plans shall be updated, including obligations to date, and submitted to the Committees on Appropriations every 60 days until all such funds are expended. Section 1108(g)(5) of the Social Security Act () is amended
  • (1) in subparagraph (A), by striking "and (E)" and inserting "(E), and (F)";