H.R. 5587 (111th): To establish a United States Commission on Planetary Defense, and for other purposes.


Jun 23, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 23, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Dana Rohrabacher

Representative for California's 46th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jun 23, 2010
Length: 12 pages

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Summary (CRS)

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 >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 23, 2010

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5587”). 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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