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  • Federal Disaster Assistance Nonprofit Fairness Act of 2013


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    Representative Lou Barletta

    From: PA District 11

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-02-13

    BARLETTA. Madam Speaker, I move to suspend the rules and pass the bill (H.R. 592) to amend the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to clarify that houses of worship are eligible...



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    Representative Christopher H. Smith

    From: NJ District 4

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-02-13

    SMITH of New Jersey. I thank my good friend, the chair, for yielding. I thank him for his support and for Mr. Rahall. And I want to thank Gracie Meng for her cosponsorship and leadership on this important...



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    Representative Jerrold Nadler

    From: NY District 10

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-02-13

    NADLER asked and was given permission to revise and extend his remarks.) Mr. NADLER. Madam Speaker, I reluctantly rise in opposition to this bill. The purpose of this bill is laudable. Unfortunately,...



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    Representative Bob Goodlatte

    From: VA District 6

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-02-13

    GOODLATTE. I thank the gentleman from Pennsylvania, the chairman of the subcommittee, for his hard work on this legislation and the gentleman from New Jersey (Mr. Smith) for introducing it and leading...



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    Representative Grace Meng

    From: NY District 6

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-02-13

    MENG. Madam Speaker, I rise today to strongly urge my colleagues to support H.R. 592, the Federal Disaster Assistance Nonprofit Fairness Act of 2013. I want to also thank my colleague, Congressman Chris...



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    Representative Joseph R. Pitts

    From: PA District 16

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-02-13

    PITTS. Madam Speaker, I'm pleased to speak on behalf of my friend Mr. Smith's sensible legislation to help rebuild communities destroyed by Hurricane Sandy. Federal assistance is intended to make communities...



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    Representative Robert C. "Bobby" Scott

    From: VA District 3

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-02-13

    SCOTT of Virginia. Madam Speaker, I thank the gentleman for yielding. I rise in opposition to H.R. 592, the Federal Disaster Assistance Nonprofit Fairness Act of 2013, which would add ``houses of worship''...



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    Representative Sheila Jackson Lee

    From: TX District 18

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-02-13

    JACKSON LEE. Madam Speaker, I absolutely agree with my colleagues of the necessity of an absolute firewall around the protection of the First Amendment. And I do believe that Members understand the sacred...



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    Representative Sander M. Levin

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    Party:

    Date: 2013-02-13

    LEVIN. Madam Speaker, in the wake of the devastation caused by Superstorm Sandy, Congress must be an active partner in the effort to rebuild, so I will vote in favor of the bill before the House today,...



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    Representative Trent Franks

    From: AZ District 8

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-02-13

    FRANKS of Arizona. Madam Speaker, we often come to this floor to advocate any number of controversial issues--issues that often produce strong disagreement from the given Speaker's opposing party. But...



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    Representative Christopher H. Smith

    From: NJ District 4

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-02-13

    SMITH of new jersey in the house of representatives Wednesday, February 13, 2013 Mr. SMITH of New Jersey. Madam Speaker, Superstorm...



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    Representative Betty McCollum

    From: MN District 4

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-02-13

    McCOLLUM of minnesota in the house of representatives Wednesday, February 13, 2013 Ms. McCOLLUM. Madam Speaker, I rise in opposition...