H.R.2229 - First Responders Passport Act of 2019116th Congress (2019-2020) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Chabot, Steve [R-OH-1] (Introduced 04/10/2019)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs | Senate - Foreign Relations|
|Committee Meetings:||06/20/19 10:00AM|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 09/25/2019 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2229 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
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.