H.R. 2707 (100th): Major Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Amendments of 1987


Jun 17, 1987
100th Congress, 1987–1988


Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 23, 1988

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on November 23, 1988.


Pub.L. 100-707


Thomas Ridge

Representative for Pennsylvania's 21st congressional district



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Last Updated: Nov 23, 1988

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Disaster Relief Act of 1974 to provide for more effective assistance in response to major disasters and emergencies, and for other purposes.

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Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

S. 1453 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 30, 1987

S. 2380 (Related)
Disaster Relief Act Amendments of 1988

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Aug 10, 1988

What is a bill?

The “H.R.” in “H.R. 2707” means this is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Jun 17, 1987
Reported by Committee
Mar 15, 1988
Passed House
Mar 17, 1988
Passed Senate with Changes
Oct 21, 1988
Vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Passed House
Oct 21, 1988
Vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Enacted — Signed by the President
Nov 23, 1988


111 cosponsors (69D, 42R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no votes related to this bill.

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