H.R. 1959 (111th): Defense Communities Redevelopment Act of 2009


Apr 2, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 2, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Chellie Pingree

Representative for Maine's 1st congressional district



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Last Updated: Apr 2, 2009
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About the bill

Full Title

To direct the Department of Defense to utilize no-cost economic development conveyances as the preferred method of disposal of excess property generated through the base closure process, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

4/2/2009--Introduced.Defense Communities Redevelopment Act of 2009 - Reinstates provisions of the Defense Base Closure and Realignment Act of 1990 which allow military departments to transfer surplus real and personal property ... Read more >

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Apr 2, 2009

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1959”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


2 cosponsors (2D) (show)
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Related Bills

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S. 590 (Related)
Defense Communities Assistance Act of 2009

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 12, 2009

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