H.R.592 - Federal Disaster Assistance Nonprofit Fairness Act of 2013

To amend the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to clarify that houses of worship are eligible for certain disaster relief and emergency assistance on terms equal to other eligible private nonprofit facilities, and for other purposes. view all titles (3)

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  • Official: To amend the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to clarify that houses of worship are eligible for certain disaster relief and emergency assistance on terms equal to other eligible private nonprofit facilities, and for other purposes. as introduced.
  • Short: Federal Disaster Assistance Nonprofit Fairness Act of 2013 as introduced.
  • Short: Federal Disaster Assistance Nonprofit Fairness Act of 2013 as passed house.

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Result: Passed - February 13, 2013

Roll call number 39 in the House

Question: On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass: H R 592 To amend the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to clarify that houses of worship are eligible for certain disaster relief and emergency assistance on terms equal to other eligible private nonprofit facilities, and for other purposes

 

Official Summary

Federal Disaster Assistance Nonprofit Fairness Act of 2013 - Amends the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to include community centers, including tax-exempt houses of worship, as \"private nonprofit facilities\" for purposes of disaster relief and emergency ass

Official Summary

Federal Disaster Assistance Nonprofit Fairness Act of 2013 - Amends the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to include community centers, including tax-exempt houses of worship, as \"private nonprofit facilities\" for purposes of disaster relief and emergency assistance eligibility under such Act. Makes a church, synagogue, mosque, temple, or other house of worship, and a private nonprofit facility operated by a religious organization, eligible for federal contributions for the repair, restoration, and replacement of facilities damaged or destroyed by a major disaster, without regard to the religious character of the facility or the primary religious use of the facility. Makes this Act applicable to the provision of assistance in response to a major disaster or emergency declared on or after October 28, 2012.

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