Summary: H.R.2229 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed House (09/24/2019)

First Responders Passport Act of 2019

This bill authorizes the Department of State to waive passport fees for an individual operating under a contract, grant, or cooperative agreement with the U.S. government, including a volunteer, to travel abroad within the first seven days after a natural disaster to aid a foreign country suffering from the natural disaster.

The Department of State shall report to Congress on the number of fee waivers for the issuance of passports to first responders.