Vote — Nov 30, 2015 5:36 p.m.
Nomination Confirmed 79/7
Jun 26, 1986
99th Congress, 1985–1986
This bill was introduced on June 26, 1986, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Texas's 18th congressional district
A bill to prevent homelessness and to provide a comprehensive aid package for homeless persons.
6/26/1986--Introduced.Homeless Persons' Survival Act of 1986 - TitleI - Emergency Relief for the HomelessSubtitleA - Emergency Shelter for the HomelessDeclares that every homeless individual is entitled to decent overnight shelter. ... Read more >
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 286 (100th).
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5140”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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. (2015). H.R. 5140 — 99th Congress: Homeless Persons’ Survival Act of 1986. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/99/hr5140
“H.R. 5140 — 99th Congress: Homeless Persons’ Survival Act of 1986.” www.GovTrack.us. 1986. November 30, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/99/hr5140>
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