House Bill 7981
117th Congress(2021-2022)
Public and Federally Assisted Housing Fire Safety Act of 2022
Active
Active
Passed House on Jul 27, 2022
Overview
Text
Introduced
Jun 8, 2022
Latest Action
Jul 28, 2022
Origin Chamber
House
Type
Bill
Bill
The primary form of legislative measure used to propose law. Depending on the chamber of origin, bills begin with a designation of either H.R. or S. Joint resolution is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
7981
Congress
117
Policy Area
Housing and Community Development
Housing and Community Development
Primary focus of measure is home ownership; housing programs administration and funding; residential rehabilitation; regional planning, rural and urban development; affordable housing; homelessness; housing industry and construction; fair housing. Measures concerning mortgages and mortgage finance may fall under Finance and Financial Sector policy area.
Sponsorship by Party
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
House Votes (1)
Senate Votes (0)
Passed
July 27, 2022
Type
Voice Vote
Voice Vote
A vote in which the presiding officer states the question, then asks those in favor and against to say "Yea" or "Nay," respectively, and announces the result according to his or her judgment. The names or numbers of senators voting on each side are not recorded.
Passed/agreed to in House: Pursuant to section 5 of H. Res. 1254, and the motion offered by Mr. Kildee, the following bills passed under suspension of the rules: H.R. 623, as amended; H.R. 3952, as amended; H.R. 3962, as amended; H.R. 4551; H.R. 5313, as amended; H.R. 6933; H.R. 7132, as amended; H.R. 7361; H.R. 7569; H.R. 7624, as amended; H.R. 7733, as amended; and H.R. 7981, as amended.(consideration: CR H7197-7211, H7219-7220, H7223-7237; text: 07/26/2022 CR H7131-7133)
Summary

Public and Federally Assisted Housing Fire Safety Act of 2022

This bill requires each unit of federally assisted housing to contain hardwired or tamper-resistant battery-powered smoke alarms. The bill also requires the Department of Housing and Urban Development to complete a national campaign to educate the general public about health and safety requirements and how to properly use safety features in housing.

Text (4)
July 28, 2022
July 27, 2022
July 20, 2022
Actions (14)
07/28/2022
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.
07/27/2022
Pursuant to section 5 of H. Res. 1254, and the motion offered by Mr. Kildee, the following bills passed under suspension of the rules: H.R. 623, as amended; H.R. 3952, as amended; H.R. 3962, as amended; H.R. 4551; H.R. 5313, as amended; H.R. 6933; H.R. 7132, as amended; H.R. 7361; H.R. 7569; H.R. 7624, as amended; H.R. 7733, as amended; and H.R. 7981, as amended. (consideration: CR H7197-7211, H7219-7220, H7223-7237; text: 07/26/2022 CR H7131-7133)
07/27/2022
Passed/agreed to in House: Pursuant to section 5 of H. Res. 1254, and the motion offered by Mr. Kildee, the following bills passed under suspension of the rules: H.R. 623, as amended; H.R. 3952, as amended; H.R. 3962, as amended; H.R. 4551; H.R. 5313, as amended; H.R. 6933; H.R. 7132, as amended; H.R. 7361; H.R. 7569; H.R. 7624, as amended; H.R. 7733, as amended; and H.R. 7981, as amended.(consideration: CR H7197-7211, H7219-7220, H7223-7237; text: 07/26/2022 CR H7131-7133)
07/27/2022
Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 1254, proceedings on H.R. 7981 are considered vacated.
07/26/2022
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
07/26/2022
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 7981.
07/26/2022
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H7131-7134)
07/26/2022
Ms. Waters moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
07/20/2022
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 332.
07/20/2022
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Financial Services. H. Rept. 117-426.
06/22/2022
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.
06/22/2022
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
06/08/2022
Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.
06/08/2022
Introduced in House
Public Record
Record Created
Jun 9, 2022 7:12:31 AM
Record Updated
Sep 29, 2022 3:27:33 AM