H.R. 6109 (110th): Pre-Disaster Mitigation Act of 2008


May 21, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on June 23, 2008 but was never passed by the Senate.


James Oberstar

Representative for Minnesota's 8th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jun 24, 2008
Length: 4 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to reauthorize the pre-disaster hazard mitigation program, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

6/23/2008--Passed House amended.Pre-Disaster Mitigation Act of 2008 - Amends the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to: (1) increase the amount guaranteed to each state under the ... Read more >

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May 21, 2008

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May 22, 2008
Reported by Committee

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Jun 23, 2008
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. 6109”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


3 cosponsors (2R, 1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Subject Areas
Related Bills

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S. 3175 (Related)
Predisaster Hazard Mitigation Act of 2008

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jun 25, 2008

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