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H Res 437 - Bipartisan Committee to Investigate Hurricane Katrina - Key Vote

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Jeff Fortenberry voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation-Resolution.

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Legislation-Resolution - Resolution Passed (House) (224-188) - (Key vote)

Title: Bipartisan Committee to Investigate Hurricane Katrina

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a resolution that creates a bipartisan committee to review conduct, and report on the Federal, State, and local responses to Hurricane Katrina.

Highlights:
  • Stipulates that the Commission be composed of 20 individuals appointed by the Speaker of the House, of whom 9 will be selected after discussion with the Minority Leader (Sec. 2).
  • Requires that the Commission's final report be presented no later than February 15, 2006 (Sec. 3).
  • Allows for $500,000 to be allocated out of appropriate House accounts for committee purposes (Sec. 6).
Legislation-Resolution - Introduced (House) -

Title: Bipartisan Committee to Investigate Hurricane Katrina

Sponsors

  • David T. Dreier (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
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