- EnactedJanuary 29th, 2013The President signed this bill into law
- The senate Passed January 28th, 2013Roll Call Vote 62 Yea / 36 Nay
- The house Passed January 16th, 2013Roll Call Vote 241 Yea / 180 Nay
House Committee on AppropriationsHouse Committee on the BudgetIntroducedJanuary 4th, 2013
- house Committees
What is it?
Provides $17 billion in immediate support for the families and communities impacted by Hurricane Sandy. The remaining $33 billion aids with the repair of roads and bridges (~$20 billion), the Department of Homeland Security's Disaster Relief Fund (~$6.5 billion) and funds for the Army Corps of Engineers (~$4 billion). The bill also prohibits the federal government from acquiring new lands with the fund. This bill was signed into law by President Obama in January 2013.