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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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 13th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jul 11, 2006
Length: 233 pages
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.
Jul 11, 2006
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H.R. 5759 (109th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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