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.

Summary (CRS)

Earthquake Hazards Reduction Authorization Act of 2000 - Amends the Earthquake Hazards Reduction Act of 1977 (the Act) to authorize appropriations for FY 2001 through 2003 for:(1) the Director of ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Sep 24, 1999

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Apr 13, 2000
Reported by Committee

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Oct 18, 2000
Passed Senate

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

Oct 19, 2000
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the Senate (Engrossed).

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1639”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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

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

Related Bills

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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

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