S. 1619 (111th): Livable Communities Act of 2009


Aug 6, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on August 3, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Christopher Dodd

Senator from Connecticut



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Last Updated: Dec 19, 2010
Length: 164 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to establish the Office of Sustainable Housing and Communities, to establish the Interagency Council on Sustainable Communities, to establish a comprehensive planning grant program, to establish a sustainability challenge grant program, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

Livable Communities Act of 2010 - Section5 - Establishes in the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) an Office of Sustainable Housing and Communities (OSHC).Requires the OSHC Director to: ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Aug 6, 2009

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Aug 3, 2010
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1619”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


22 cosponsors (20D, 2I) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 4690 (Related)
Livable Communities Act of 2010

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 25, 2010

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