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HR 152 - Disaster Relief Appropriations Act, 2013 - National Key Vote

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Title: Disaster Relief Appropriations Act, 2013

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that appropriates funds for Hurricane Sandy disaster relief.

Highlights:

  • Appropriates $11.5 billion to the Disaster Relief Fund of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) (Title 10, Ch. 6).
  • Appropriates $300 million to the Disaster Assistance Direct Loan Program Account (Title 10, Ch. 6).
  • Appropriates $86 million for grants to the National Railroad Passenger Corporation to advance capital projects that address Northeast Corridor infrastructure recovery in areas affected by Hurricane Sandy (Title 10, Ch. 9).
  • Appropriates funds for certain costs related to the consequences of Hurricane Sandy including, but not limited to, the following (Title 10, Ch. 2):
    • $10 million for buildings and facilities for federal prison system;
    • $10 million for salaries and expenses for the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI);
    • $1 million for salaries and expenses for the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA);
    • $1 million to the Legal Services Corporation for expenses related to the consequences of Hurricane Sandy;
    • $9 million for repairs to National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) buildings damaged by Hurricane Sandy; and
    • $13 million for “accelerating” the ground readiness project of the National Weather Service.

NOTE: THIS LEGISLATION NEEDED A THREE-FIFTHS MAJORITY VOTE TO PASS.

See How Your Politicians Voted

Title: Disaster Relief Appropriations Act, 2013

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that appropriates funds for Hurricane Sandy disaster relief.

Highlights:

  • Appropriates $11.5 billion to the Disaster Relief Fund of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) (Title 10, Ch. 6).
  • Appropriates $300 million to the Disaster Assistance Direct Loan Program Account (Title 10, Ch. 6).
  • Appropriates $86 million for grants to the National Railroad Passenger Corporation to advance capital projects that address Northeast Corridor infrastructure recovery in areas affected by Hurricane Sandy (Title 10, Ch. 9).
  • Appropriates funds for certain costs related to the consequences of Hurricane Sandy including, but not limited to, the following (Title 10, Ch. 2):
    • $10 million for buildings and facilities for federal prison system;
    • $10 million for salaries and expenses for the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI);
    • $1 million for salaries and expenses for the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA);
    • $1 million to the Legal Services Corporation for expenses related to the consequences of Hurricane Sandy;
    • $9 million for repairs to National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) buildings damaged by Hurricane Sandy; and
    • $13 million for “accelerating” the ground readiness project of the National Weather Service.

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