Like Countable?

Install the App
TRY NOW

house Bill H.R. 152

$50 Billion in Hurricane Sandy Relief

Argument in favor

Provides both short-term and long-term relief for those impacted by Hurricane Sandy.

Argument opposed

Too much of the funding goes to programs not directly related to hurricane relief.

bill Progress


  • EnactedJanuary 29th, 2013
    The President signed this bill into law
  • The senate Passed January 28th, 2013
    Roll Call Vote 62 Yea / 36 Nay
  • The house Passed January 16th, 2013
    Roll Call Vote 241 Yea / 180 Nay
      house Committees
      Committee on Appropriations
      Committee on the Budget
    IntroducedJanuary 4th, 2013

Log in or create an account to see how your Reps voted!

bill Progress


  • EnactedJanuary 29th, 2013
    The President signed this bill into law
  • The senate Passed January 28th, 2013
    Roll Call Vote 62 Yea / 36 Nay
  • The house Passed January 16th, 2013
    Roll Call Vote 241 Yea / 180 Nay
      house Committees
      Committee on Appropriations
      Committee on the Budget
    IntroducedJanuary 4th, 2013

Log in or create an account to see how your Reps voted!

Bill Activity

  • referral
    Referred to the Committee on Appropriations, and in addition to the Committee on the Budget, 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.
  • referral
    Referred to House Appropriations
  • referral
    Referred to House Budget
  • action
    Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 23 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 152 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. Measure will be considered read. Specified amendments are in order. The resolution waives all points of order against consideration of the bill. The resolution provides that the amendment in the nature of a substitute printed in part A of this report shall be considered as an original bill. The resolution waives all points of order against the amendment in the nature of a substitute. The resolution provides that if the amendment in the nature of a substitute printed in Part A is not adopted, the Committee of the Whole shall rise and report that it has come to no resolution on the bill. The resolution provides that each such amendment printed in part B and part C of this report shall not be subject to a demand
  • action
    Rule H. Res. 23 passed House.
  • action
    Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 23.
  • action
    Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 152 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. Measure will be considered read. Specified amendments are in order. The resolution waives all points of order against consideration of the bill. The resolution provides that the amendment in the nature of a substitute printed in part A of this report shall be considered as an original bill. The resolution waives all points of order against the amendment in the nature of a substitute. The resolution provides that if the amendment in the nature of a substitute printed in Part A is not adopted, the Committee of the Whole shall rise and report that it has come to no resolution on the bill. The resolution provides that each such amendment printed in part B and part C of this report shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question in the House or the Committee of the Whole. Finally, the resolution directs the Clerk to, in the engrossment of H.R. 152, add the text of H.R. 219, as passed by the House, as a new matter at the end of H.R. 152.
  • action
    House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 23 and Rule XVIII.
  • action
    The Speaker designated the Honorable Shelley Moore Capito to act as Chairwoman of the Committee.
  • action
    GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 152.
  • action
    Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 23, the Committee of the Whole proceeded to consider the Part A Rogers (KY) amendment in the nature of a substitute and the Part B Mulvaney (SC) perfecting amendment.
  • action
    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 23, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Part B Mulvaney (SC) amendment.
  • action
    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 23, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 20 minutes of debate on the Frelinghuysen Part C amendment No. 1.
  • action
    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 23, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Flores Part C perfecting amendment No. 2.
  • action
    POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Flores Part C amendment No. 2, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Flores demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
  • action
    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 23, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Runyan Part C perfecting amendment No. 3.
  • action
    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 23, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Broun (GA) Part C perfecting amendment No. 4.
  • action
    POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Broun (GA) Part C amendment No. 4, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Broun (GA) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
  • action
    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 23, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Duncan (SC) Part C perfecting amendment No. 5.
  • action
    POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Duncan (SC) Part C amendment No. 5, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Duncan (SC) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
  • action
    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 23, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Blumenauer Part C perfecting amendment No. 6.
  • action
    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 23, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Velazquez Part C perfecting amendment No. 7.
  • action
    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 23, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Huelskamp Part C perfecting amendment No. 8.
  • action
    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 23, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Fleming Part C perfecting amendment No. 9.
  • action
    POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Fleming Part C amendment No. 9, as modified, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Fleming demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
  • action
    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 23, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Benishek Part C perfecting amendment No. 10.
  • action
    POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Benishek Part C amendment No. 10, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Benishek demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
  • action
    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 23, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Bishop (UT) Part C perfecting amendment No. 11.
  • action
    POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Bishop (UT) Part C amendment No. 11, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Bishop (UT) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
  • action
    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 23, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Velazquez Part C perfecting amendment No. 12.
  • action
    UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was on agreeing to amendments previously debated and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
  • action
    The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 152.
  • action
    The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
  • action
    The House adopted the amendments en gross as agreed to by the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.
  • vote
    On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 241 - 180 (Roll no. 23).
  • action
    Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
  • action
    Mr. Rogers of Kentucky asked unanimous consent that in the engrossment of H.R. 152, the Clerk shall reinsert the text on page 1, lines 3 through 6 of the bill after the enacting clause. Agreed to without objection.
  • action
    Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 23, in the engrossment of H.R. 152, the text of H.R. 219 as passed by the House, was added as new matter at the end of H.R. 152 and the title of H.R. 152 was conformed to reflect the additional matter.
  • action
    Received in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
  • calendar
    Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 2.
  • action
    Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent.
  • vote
    Passed Senate, under the order of 1/24/13, having achieved 60 votes in the afffirmative, without amendment by Yea-Nay Vote. 62 - 36. Record Vote Number: 4.
  • action
    Message on Senate action sent to the House.
  • topresident
    Presented to President.
  • signed
    Signed by President.
  • enacted
    Became Public Law No: 113-2.

    There are currently no opinions on this bill, be the first to add one!