To provide for the appropriate designation of certain Federal positions involved in wildland fire suppression activities.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 11th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Dec 8, 2006
Length: 3 pages
Jun 28, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on December 7, 2006 but was never passed by the Senate.
Jun 28, 2006
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Jun 29, 2006
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Dec 7, 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.
H.R. 5697 (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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