2013 Recent Vote
Following its passage in the House, the Senate took up H.R. 152, the Disaster Relief Appropriations Act, 2013, would provide much needed support for communities impacted by Hurricane Sandy, including funding to repair national parks and historical treasures, and would also include many provisions to assess the vulnerability of coastal communities to future disasters and to encourage better pre-disaster planning in a changing climate. On January 28, 2013, the Senate approved H.R. 152 by a vote of 62-36 (Senate roll call vote 4). President Obama signed the Disaster Relief Appropriations Act into law on January 29, 2013.