S. 1691 (106th): Disaster Mitigation Act of 1999


Oct 5, 1999
106th Congress, 1999–2000

Enacted as H.R. 707 (companion bill)

James “Jim” Inhofe

Senator from Oklahoma



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Last Updated: May 16, 2000
Length: 96 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to authorize programs for predisaster mitigation, to streamline the administration of disaster relief, to control the Federal costs of disaster assistance, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

5/16/2000--Reported to Senate amended.TABLE OF CONTENTS: TitleI - Predisaster Hazard Mitigation Title II: Disaster Preparedness and Mitigation Assistance Title III: Miscellaneous Disaster Mitigation Act of 1999TitleI - Predisaster Hazard MitigationAmends ... Read more >

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Oct 5, 1999

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Feb 9, 2000
Reported by Committee

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1691”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


7 cosponsors (5R, 2D) (show)
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Related Bills

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S. 2361 (105th) was a previous version of this bill.

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jul 29, 1998

H.R. 707 (identical)

Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 30, 2000

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