Bill Sponsor
Senate Bill 870
118th Congress(2023-2024)
A bill to authorize appropriations for the United States Fire Administration and firefighter assistance grant programs, to advance the benefits of nuclear energy, and for other purposes.
Became Law
Amendments
Became Law
Became Public Law 118-67 on Jul 9, 2024
Overview
Text
Introduced
Mar 16, 2023
Latest Action
Jul 9, 2024
Origin Chamber
Senate
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
870
Congress
118
Policy Area
Energy
Energy
Primary focus of measure is all sources and supplies of energy, including alternative energy sources, oil and gas, coal, nuclear power; efficiency and conservation; costs, prices, and revenues; electric power transmission; public utility matters.
Sponsorship by Party
Senate Votes (3)
House Votes (1)
Question
On the Motion
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]).
Result
Motion Agreed to
Roll Number
200
Senate Roll Call Votes
Summary

Fire Grants and Safety Act

This bill reauthorizes through FY2030 the U.S. Fire Administration, the Assistance to Firefighters Grants Program, and the Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response Grant Program.

The Government Accountability Office must conduct an audit of and issue a publicly available report on

  • barriers that prevent fire departments from accessing federal funds, and
  • the U.S. Fire Administration.

The bill makes the government of China, and any entity or organization operating or incorporated in China, ineligible to be a recipient or subrecipient of federal assistance under such programs.

Public Record
Record Updated
Jul 13, 2024 11:03:17 AM