H.R. 1674 (109th): Tsunami Warning and Education Act


Apr 18, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006


Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 20, 2006

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 20, 2006.


Pub.L. 109-424


Sherwood “Sherry” Boehlert

Representative for New York's 24th congressional district



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Last Updated: Dec 11, 2006
Length: 8 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To authorize and strengthen the tsunami detection, forecast, warning, and mitigation program of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, to be carried out by the National Weather Service, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

Section4 - Directs the Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), through the National Weather Service (NWS) and in consultation with other NOAA offices, to operate a tsunami ... Read more >


Apr 18, 2005

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 4, 2005
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Dec 6, 2006
Passed House

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

Dec 8, 2006
Passed Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 20, 2006
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1674”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


25 cosponsors (17D, 8R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

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