S. 2166 (109th): Hurricane Election Relief Act of 2005


Dec 21, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on February 9, 2006 but was never passed by the House.


Trent Lott

Senator from Mississippi



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Last Updated: Feb 14, 2006
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About the bill

Full Title

A bill to direct the Election Assistance Commission to make grants to States to restore and replace election administration supplies, materials, records, equipment, and technology which were damaged, destroyed, or dislocated as a result of Hurricane Katrina or Hurricane Rita.

Summary (CRS)

2/9/2006--Passed Senate without amendment.Hurricane Election Relief Act of 2005 - Directs the Election Assistance Commission to make a grant to each state for the purpose of: (1) restoring and replacing ... Read more >

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Dec 21, 2005

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Feb 9, 2006
Passed Senate

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2166”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1D) (show)
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Related Bills

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H.R. 5759 (Related)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 11, 2006

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