To establish a National Integrated Drought Information System within the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to improve drought monitoring and forecasting capabilities.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 4th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Dec 9, 2006
Length: 2 pages
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.
10 Cosponsors (6 Democrats, 4 Republicans)
Apr 6, 2006
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Jun 7, 2006
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Sep 26, 2006
Passed House (Senate next)
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 6, 2006
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.
H.R. 5136 (109th) was a 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.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 5136. This is the one from the 109th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 109th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2005 to Dec 9, 2006. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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