House Bill 3237
117th Congress(2021-2022)
Emergency Security Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2021
Became Law
Amendments
Became Law
Became Public Law 117-31 on Jul 30, 2021
Overview
Text
Introduced
May 14, 2021
Latest Action
Jul 30, 2021
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
3237
Congress
117
Policy Area
Congress
Congress
Primary focus of measure is Members of Congress; general congressional oversight; congressional agencies, committees, operations; legislative procedures; U.S. Capitol. Measures concerning oversight and investigation of specific matters may fall under the issue-specific relevant policy area.
Sponsorship by Party
Connecticut
Passed
July 29, 2021
Type
Vote On House Agreeing To The Senate Action
House Roll Call Votes
Summary

Emergency Security Supplemental to Respond to January 6th Appropriations Act, 2021

This bill provides $1.9 billion in FY2021 emergency supplemental appropriations for the legislative branch and federal agencies to respond to the attack on the U.S. Capitol Complex that occurred on January 6, 2021.

The funding provided by the bill is designated as emergency spending, which is exempt from discretionary spending limits.

The bill provides appropriations for purposes such as

  • security-related upgrades,
  • repairs to facilities damaged by the attack,
  • reimbursements for the costs of responding to the attack,
  • support for prosecutions,
  • the establishment of a quick reaction force within the District of Columbia National Guard to assist the Capitol Police, and
  • legislative branch expenses related to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019).

In addition, the bill requires Capitol Police officers who interact with the public to use body-worn cameras.

Within the legislative branch, the bill provides appropriations for

  • the Senate,
  • the House of Representatives,
  • the Capitol Police,
  • the Architect of the Capitol,
  • the Library of Congress,
  • the Government Publishing Office, and
  • the Congressional Budget Office.

The bill also provides appropriations for

  • the Department of Justice,
  • the National Guard,
  • the judiciary,
  • the District of Columbia,
  • the General Services Administration,
  • the U.S. Secret Service, and
  • the National Park Service.
Amendments (2)
Jul 29, 2021
Agreed to in Senate
1
Sponsorship
Senate Amendment 2124 to Senate Amendment 2123
To require a report to Congress on the health of the Afghan special immigrant visa program.
Agreed To
Jul 29, 2021
Agreed to in Senate
2
Sponsorship
Senate Amendment 2123
In the nature of a substitute.
Agreed To
Amendments
Public Record
Record Created
May 15, 2021 7:12:14 AM
Record Updated
Oct 19, 2021 2:06:44 PM