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

Introduced:

Apr 18, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Status:
Enacted — Signed by the President
on Dec 20, 2006

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

Law:

Pub.L. 109-424

Sponsor:

Sherwood “Sherry” Boehlert
Representative for New York's 24th congressional district
Republican

Text:

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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.

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H.R. 5946 (Related)
Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Reauthorization Act of 2006

Enacted — Signed by the President
Jan 12, 2007

S. 50 (Related)
Tsunami Preparedness Act

Passed Senate
Last Action: Jul 1, 2005

What is a bill?

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

History

Introduced
Apr 18, 2005
Reported by Committee
May 4, 2005
Passed House
Dec 6, 2006
Vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Passed Senate
Dec 8, 2006
Vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
Enacted — Signed by the President
Dec 20, 2006

Details

Cosponsors
25 cosponsors (17D, 8R) (show)
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Votes

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