About the bill
- Full Title
A bill to authorize and direct the Director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency to develop emergency evacuation plans for highly-populated areas of the United States for use in the event of a nuclear attack and to use such plans as a model to the extent practicable in the development of supplemental emergency evacuation plans for use in the event of accidents at civilian nuclear power plants or other non-military disasters or accidents which threaten U.S. civilian populations and for other purposes.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
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Mar 27, 1980
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 6961”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
- Committee Assignments
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 6961 — 96th Congress: Emergency Evacuation Act of 1980. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/96/hr6961
“H.R. 6961 — 96th Congress: Emergency Evacuation Act of 1980.” www.GovTrack.us. 1980. February 14, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/96/hr6961>
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