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

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.

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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


Oct 5, 1999

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Feb 9, 2000
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S. 1691 (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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