H.R. 3858 (109th): Pets Evacuation and Transportation Standards Act of 2006

To amend the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to ensure that State and local emergency preparedness operational plans address the needs of individuals with household pets and service animals following a major disaster or emergency.



Sep 22, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006


Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 6, 2006

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 6, 2006.


Pub.L. 109-308


Tom Lantos

Representative for California's 12th congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 21, 2006
Length: 2 pages


Sep 22, 2005

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Apr 5, 2006
Reported by Committee

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May 22, 2006
Passed House

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Aug 4, 2006
Passed Senate with Changes

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Sep 20, 2006
House Agreed to Changes

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Oct 6, 2006
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 3858 (109th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 109th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2005 to Dec 9, 2006. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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