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.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
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.
Senator from Tennessee
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Last Updated: Oct 19, 2000
Length: 13 pages
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Updated bill text was published as of Passed the Senate (Engrossed).
S. 1639 (106th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 106th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 1999 to Dec 15, 2000. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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