H.R. 2295 (111th): Defense Communities Assistance Act of 2009


May 7, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 7, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Sam Farr

Representative for California's 17th congressional district



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Last Updated: May 7, 2009
Length: 7 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To assist local communities with closed and active military bases, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

5/7/2009--Introduced.Defense Communities Assistance Act of 2009 - Expresses the sense of Congress on the necessity of assisting local communities coping with the impact of base closures and realignments and other ... Read more >

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May 7, 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. 2295”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


5 cosponsors (4D, 1R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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S. 590 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 12, 2009

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