H.R. 5759 (109th): FEMA Act


Jul 11, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 11, 2006, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Katherine Harris

Representative for Florida's 13th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 11, 2006
Length: 233 pages

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Full Title

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

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Jul 11, 2006

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Related Bills

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H.R. 5013 (Related)
Disaster Recovery Personal Protection Act of 2006

Passed House
Last Action: Jul 25, 2006

H.R. 5351 (Related)
National Emergency Management Reform and Enhancement Act of 2006

Reported by Committee
Last Action: May 17, 2006

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