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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History

Apr 18, 2005
 
Introduced

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May 4, 2005
 
Reported by Committee

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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.

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Details

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

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Votes

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