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

Introduced:

Jun 17, 1987
100th Congress, 1987–1988

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 23, 1988

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

Law:

Pub.L. 100-707

Sponsor:

Thomas Ridge

Representative for Pennsylvania's 21st congressional district

Republican

Text:

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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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History

Jun 17, 1987
 
Introduced

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Mar 15, 1988
 
Reported by Committee

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Mar 17, 1988
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Oct 21, 1988
 
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 21, 1988
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Nov 23, 1988
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

Nov 23, 1988
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed Congress/Enrolled Bill.

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Details

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

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Votes

There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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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

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