New Cosponsor — Nov 18, 2010
New Cosponsor: Rep. Pete Olson [R-TX22]
The bill now has 1 cosponsor (1 Republican).
Jun 23, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on June 23, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for California's 46th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jun 23, 2010
Length: 12 pages
6/23/2010--Introduced.Establishes in the legislative branch the United States Commission on Planetary Defense to:(1) review the structure, coordination, management policies, and procedures of the federal government, and as appropriate, international bodies, ... Read more >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 5587 — 111th Congress: To establish a United States Commission on Planetary Defense, and for other purposes.. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr5587
“H.R. 5587 — 111th Congress: To establish a United States Commission on Planetary Defense, and for other purposes..” www.GovTrack.us. 2010. October 4, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr5587>
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