H.R. 5351 (109th): National Emergency Management Reform and Enhancement Act of 2006


May 11, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 17, 2006, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


David Reichert

Representative for Washington's 8th congressional district



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Last Updated: May 11, 2006
Length: 151 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to establish a Directorate of Emergency Management, to codify certain existing functions of the Department of Homeland Security, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

TitleI - Emergency ManagementSection101 - Amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (the Act) to provide for the establishment within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) of a Directorate of ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 11, 2006

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 17, 2006
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.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5351”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


51 cosponsors (33R, 18D) (show)

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

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