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

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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Overview

Introduced:

Jul 11, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

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

Sponsor:

Katherine Harris

Representative for Florida's 13th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 11, 2006
Length: 233 pages

History

Jul 11, 2006
 
Introduced

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H.R. 5759 (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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