H.R. 5697 (109th): Federal Wildland Firefighter Classification Act


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.


Richard Pombo

Representative for California's 11th congressional district



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Last Updated: Dec 8, 2006
Length: 3 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To provide for the appropriate designation of certain Federal positions involved in wildland fire suppression activities.

Summary (CRS)

Federal Wildland Firefighter Classification Act - Directs the Director of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), in the administration of federal law governing the classification of certain positions in the ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 28, 2006

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 29, 2006
Reported by Committee

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Dec 7, 2006
Passed House

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.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5697”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


2 cosponsors (2R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

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