S. 590 (111th): Defense Communities Assistance Act of 2009


Mar 12, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 12, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Olympia Snowe

Senator from Maine



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Last Updated: Mar 12, 2009
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About the bill

Full Title

A bill to assist local communities with closed and active military bases, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

3/12/2009--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 >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 12, 2009

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 590”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


4 cosponsors (3R, 1D) (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. 2295 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 7, 2009

H.R. 1959 (Related)
Defense Communities Redevelopment Act of 2009

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 2, 2009

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