Bill Sponsor
House Bill 8987
117th Congress(2021-2022)
Fairness for 9/11 Families Act
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Amendments
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Passed House on Sep 30, 2022
Overview
Text
Introduced
Sep 26, 2022
Latest Action
Nov 15, 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
8987
Congress
117
Policy Area
Crime and Law Enforcement
Crime and Law Enforcement
Primary focus of measure is criminal offenses, investigation and prosecution, procedure and sentencing; corrections and imprisonment; juvenile crime; law enforcement administration. Measures concerning terrorism may fall under Emergency Management or International Affairs policy areas.
Sponsorship by Party
Democrat
New York
House Votes (1)
Senate Votes (0)
checkPassed on September 30, 2022
Question
On Passage
Status
Passed
Type
Roll Call Vote
Roll Call Vote
A vote that records the individual position of each Member who voted. Such votes occurring on the House floor (by the "yeas and nays" or by "recorded vote") are taken by electronic device. The Senate has no electronic voting system; in such votes, Senators answer "yea" or "nay" as the clerk calls each name aloud. Each vote is compiled by clerks and receives a roll call number (referenced in Congress.gov as a "Record Vote" [Senate] or "Roll no." [House]).
Roll Call Type
Yea-And-Nay
Roll Number
477
House Roll Call Votes
Summary

Fairness for 9/11 Families Act

This bill authorizes and provides funding for lump-sum catch-up payments from the United States Victims of State Sponsored Terrorism Fund to 9/11 victims, 9/11 spouses, and 9/11 dependents.

The bill also rescinds specified unobligated funds that were provided to the Small Business Administration for the Paycheck Protection Program.

Text (3)
November 15, 2022
September 30, 2022
September 26, 2022
Amendments (1)
Displaying only amendments with a detailed public record (0)
Actions (14)
11/15/2022
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 547.
11/14/2022
Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
10/11/2022
Received in the Senate.
09/30/2022
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
09/30/2022
On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 400 - 31 (Roll no. 477). (text: CR H8351)
09/30/2022
Passed/agreed to in House: On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 400 - 31 (Roll no. 477).
09/30/2022
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H8355-8356)
09/30/2022
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on H.R. 8987, the Chair put the question on passage of the bill and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Biggs demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings until a time to be announced.
09/30/2022
The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
09/30/2022
DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 8987.
09/30/2022
Resolution provides for the consideration of the Senate amendment to H. R. 6833 and H.R. 8987, and an hour of debate for each measure. It also provides for a motion to recommit H.R. 6833.
09/30/2022
Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 1404. (consideration: CR H8351-8354)