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116th CONGRESS
  2d Session
                                H. R. 6765

   To cancel and waive certain debts owed to the United States with 
          respect to Hurricane Sandy, and for other purposes.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                              May 8, 2020

 Mr. Kim (for himself, Mr. Pallone, Mrs. Watson Coleman, Mr. Pascrell, 
Mr. Norcross, Mr. Malinowski, Mr. Payne, and Mr. Sires) introduced the 
 following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Transportation 
  and Infrastructure, and in addition to the Committees on Financial 
     Services, and Small Business, for a period to be subsequently 
   determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such 
 provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned

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                                 A BILL


 
   To cancel and waive certain debts owed to the United States with 
          respect to Hurricane Sandy, and for other purposes.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``Security After Sandy Act''.

SEC. 2. COMMUNITY DISASTER LOAN FORGIVENESS.

    Notwithstanding any other provision of law, repayment shall be 
canceled for all uncollected amounts owed with respect to loans made by 
the Federal Government between January 1, 2006, and January 1, 2020, 
under section 417 of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and 
Emergency Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 5184) with respect to any major 
disaster declared under section 401 of such Act.

SEC. 3. WAIVER OF DEBT.

    (a) In General.--Notwithstanding subchapter II of chapter 37 of 
title 31, United States Code, the Administrator of the Federal 
Emergency Management Administration, the Secretary of Housing and Urban 
Development, and the Administrator of the Small Business 
Administration--
            (1) subject to paragraph (2), shall waive a debt owed to 
        the United States related to covered assistance provided to an 
        individual or household if--
                    (A) such debt owed is a result of an unauthorized 
                use of funds for such covered assistance; and
                    (B) the use of funds related to the same recovery 
                for which the covered assistance was provided; and
            (2) may not waive a debt under paragraph (1) if the debt 
        involves fraud by the debtor.
    (b) Covered Assistance Defined.--In this section, the term 
``covered assistance'' means Federal assistance provided in relation to 
a major disaster declared by the President under section 401 of the 
Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (42 
U.S.C. 5170) between January 1, 2006, and January 1, 2020.
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