S. 1639 (106th): Earthquake Hazards Reduction Authorization Act of 2000


Sep 24, 1999
106th Congress, 1999–2000

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on October 18, 2000 but was never passed by the House.


William “Bill” Frist

Senator from Tennessee



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Last Updated: Oct 19, 2000
Length: 13 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to authorize appropriations for carrying out the Earthquake Hazards Reduction Act of 1977, for the National Weather Service and Related Agencies, and for the United States Fire Administration for fiscal years 2000, 2001, and 2002.

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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.

H.R. 1550 (Related)
Fire Administration Authorization Act of 2000

Enacted — Signed by the President
Nov 13, 2000

H.R. 1553 (Related)
National Weather Service and Related Agencies Authorization Act of 1999

Passed House
Last Action: May 19, 1999

What is a bill?

The “S.” in “S. 1639” means this is a Senate 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.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Sep 24, 1999
Reported by Committee
Apr 13, 2000
Passed Senate
Oct 18, 2000
Vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.


4 cosponsors (3D, 1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.


There have been no votes related to this bill.

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