S. 782 (111th): National Volcano Early Warning and Monitoring Program Act


Apr 2, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on December 16, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Lisa Murkowski

Senator from Alaska



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Last Updated: Mar 2, 2010
Length: 12 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to provide for the establishment of the National Volcano Early Warning and Monitoring System.

Summary (CRS)

3/2/2010--Reported to Senate amended.National Volcano Early Warning and Monitoring Program Act - Directs the Secretary of the Interior to establish within the United States Geological Survey (USGS) a National Volcano ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 2, 2009

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Dec 16, 2009
Reported by Committee

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 782”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (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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S. 566 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 14, 2011

H.R. 4847 (Related)
National Volcano Early Warning and Monitoring System Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 15, 2010

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