New Cosponsors — May 5, 2009
New Cosponsor: Rep. William “Bill” Delahunt [D-MA10, 1997-2010]
New Cosponsor: Rep. Michael Michaud [D-ME2, 2003-2014]
The bill now has 2 cosponsors (2 Democrats).
Apr 2, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on April 2, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Maine's 1st congressional district
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Last Updated: Apr 2, 2009
Length: 3 pages
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.
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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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.
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 1959 — 111th Congress: Defense Communities Redevelopment Act of 2009. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr1959
“H.R. 1959 — 111th Congress: Defense Communities Redevelopment Act of 2009.” www.GovTrack.us. 2009. October 9, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr1959>
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