H.R. 5556 (109th): Warning, Alert, and Response Network Act


Jun 8, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 8, 2006, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John Shimkus

Representative for Illinois's 19th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jun 8, 2006
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About the bill

Full Title

To establish a unified national hazard alert system, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

6/8/2006--Introduced.Warning, Alert, and Response Network Act - Establishes: (1) a voluntary National Alert System to provide a public communications system capable of alerting the public to emergency situations on a ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 8, 2006

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5556”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


10 cosponsors (5R, 5D) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.


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

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