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Pets Evacuation and Transportation Standards Act of 2006

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

Pets Evacuation and Transportation Standards Act of 2005

Short Titles - Senate

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Pets Evacuation and Transportation Standards Act of 2006

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Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to ensure that State and local emergency preparedness operational plans address the needs of individuals with household pets and service animals following a major disaster or emergency.


Actions Overview (8)

Date
10/06/2006 Became Public Law No: 109-308. (TXT | PDF)
10/06/2006 Signed by President.
09/27/2006 Presented to President.
09/20/2006 Resolving differences -- House actions: On motion that the House suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendment Agreed to by voice vote.(consideration: CR H6806-6808; text as House agreed to Senate amendment: CR H6806)
08/04/2006 Passed/agreed to in Senate: Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.(text: CR S8884)
08/03/2006 Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs discharged by Unanimous Consent.
05/22/2006 Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 349 - 24 (Roll no. 178).(text: CR H2985)
09/22/2005 Introduced in House

All Actions (29)

Date Chamber
10/06/2006 Became Public Law No: 109-308. (TXT | PDF)
10/06/2006 Signed by President.
09/27/2006 House Presented to President.
09/20/2006-6:10pm House Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
09/20/2006-6:10pm House On motion that the House suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendment Agreed to by voice vote. (consideration: CR H6806-6808; text as House agreed to Senate amendment: CR H6806)
09/20/2006-5:51pm House DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on the motion to suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendment to H.R. 3858.
09/20/2006-5:50pm House Mr. Shuster moved that the House suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendment.
08/04/2006 Senate Message on Senate action sent to the House.
08/04/2006 Senate Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR S8884)
08/03/2006 Senate S.Amdt.4881 Amendment SA 4881 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
08/03/2006 Senate S.Amdt.4881 Amendment SA 4881 proposed by Senator Frist for Senator Lautenberg. (consideration: CR S8884; text: CR S8884)
08/03/2006 Senate Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent. (consideration: CR S8884)
08/03/2006 Senate Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs discharged by Unanimous Consent.
07/27/2006 Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
Action By: Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
05/23/2006 Senate Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
05/22/2006-7:07pm House Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
05/22/2006-7:07pm House On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 349 - 24 (Roll no. 178). (text: CR H2985)
05/22/2006-7:00pm House Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H2988-2989)
05/22/2006-3:41pm House At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
05/22/2006-3:22pm House DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3858.
05/22/2006-3:22pm House Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H2985-2987)
05/22/2006-3:21pm House Mr. Shuster moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
04/05/2006 House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management Discharged.
Action By: Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
04/05/2006 House Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
Action By: Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
04/05/2006 House Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Action By: Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
09/23/2005 House Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management.
Action By: Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
09/22/2005 House Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.
09/22/2005 House Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E1943)
09/22/2005 House Introduced in House

Cosponsors (110)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Shays, Christopher [R-CT-4]* 09/22/2005
Rep. Young, Don [R-AK-At Large]* 09/22/2005
Rep. Oberstar, James L. [D-MN-8]* 09/22/2005
Rep. Frank, Barney [D-MA-4]* 09/22/2005
Rep. DeLauro, Rosa L. [D-CT-3] 09/29/2005
Rep. Davis, Susan A. [D-CA-53] 09/29/2005
Rep. Pastor, Ed [D-AZ-4] 09/29/2005
Rep. Van Hollen, Chris [D-MD-8] 09/29/2005
Rep. Lynch, Stephen F. [D-MA-9] 09/29/2005
Rep. Matheson, Jim [D-UT-2] 09/29/2005
Rep. Kilpatrick, Carolyn C. [D-MI-13] 09/29/2005
Rep. Payne, Donald M. [D-NJ-10] 09/29/2005
Rep. Miller, George [D-CA-7] 09/29/2005
Rep. Moran, James P. [D-VA-8] 09/29/2005
Rep. Abercrombie, Neil [D-HI-1] 09/29/2005
Rep. Holt, Rush [D-NJ-12] 09/29/2005
Rep. Kildee, Dale E. [D-MI-5] 10/03/2005
Rep. Gordon, Bart [D-TN-6] 10/03/2005
Rep. Capps, Lois [D-CA-23] 10/03/2005
Rep. Kaptur, Marcy [D-OH-9] 10/03/2005
Rep. Engel, Eliot L. [D-NY-17] 10/03/2005
Rep. Blumenauer, Earl [D-OR-3] 10/03/2005
Rep. Schakowsky, Janice D. [D-IL-9] 10/03/2005
Rep. Udall, Mark [D-CO-2] 10/03/2005
Rep. Goode, Virgil H., Jr. [R-VA-5] 10/03/2005
Rep. Cleaver, Emanuel [D-MO-5] 10/03/2005
Rep. Filner, Bob [D-CA-51] 10/07/2005
Rep. Tanner, John S. [D-TN-8] 10/07/2005
Rep. Lee, Barbara [D-CA-9] 10/07/2005
Rep. Inslee, Jay [D-WA-1] 10/07/2005
Rep. Farr, Sam [D-CA-17] 10/07/2005
Rep. Hinchey, Maurice D. [D-NY-22] 10/07/2005
Rep. Case, Ed [D-HI-2] 10/07/2005
Rep. Kline, John [R-MN-2] 10/07/2005
Rep. McNulty, Michael R. [D-NY-21] 10/07/2005
Rep. Spratt, John M., Jr. [D-SC-5] 10/07/2005
Rep. Nadler, Jerrold [D-NY-8] 10/07/2005
Rep. Berkley, Shelley [D-NV-1] 10/07/2005
Rep. Waxman, Henry A. [D-CA-30] 10/07/2005
Rep. Snyder, Vic [D-AR-2] 10/07/2005
Rep. Wu, David [D-OR-1] 10/19/2005
Rep. Tierney, John F. [D-MA-6] 10/19/2005
Rep. Lewis, John [D-GA-5] 10/19/2005
Rep. Johnson, Eddie Bernice [D-TX-30] 10/19/2005
Rep. Evans, Lane [D-IL-17] 10/19/2005
Rep. Schwarz, John J.H. "Joe" [R-MI-7] 10/19/2005
Rep. Lowey, Nita M. [D-NY-18] 10/19/2005
Rep. Watson, Diane E. [D-CA-33] 10/19/2005
Rep. Thompson, Mike [D-CA-1] 10/25/2005
Rep. Sherman, Brad [D-CA-27] 10/25/2005
Rep. McIntyre, Mike [D-NC-7] 10/25/2005
Rep. Wexler, Robert [D-FL-19] 10/25/2005
Rep. McCollum, Betty [D-MN-4] 10/25/2005
Rep. Davis, Jo Ann [R-VA-1] 10/25/2005
Rep. King, Peter T. [R-NY-3] 10/28/2005
Rep. Grijalva, Raul M. [D-AZ-7] 10/28/2005
Rep. Bishop, Timothy H. [D-NY-1] 10/28/2005
Rep. Napolitano, Grace F. [D-CA-38] 11/02/2005
Rep. Menendez, Robert [D-NJ-13] 11/02/2005
Rep. Andrews, Robert E. [D-NJ-1] 11/02/2005
Rep. Wolf, Frank R. [R-VA-10] 11/04/2005
Rep. Olver, John W. [D-MA-1] 11/04/2005
Rep. Price, David E. [D-NC-4] 11/10/2005
Rep. Deal, Nathan [R-GA-10] 11/10/2005
Rep. Foley, Mark [R-FL-16] 11/10/2005
Rep. Hastings, Alcee L. [D-FL-23] 11/10/2005
Rep. Smith, Christopher H. [R-NJ-4] 11/18/2005
Rep. Markey, Edward J. [D-MA-7] 12/06/2005
Rep. Maloney, Carolyn B. [D-NY-14] 12/06/2005
Rep. Ruppersberger, C. A. Dutch [D-MD-2] 12/06/2005
Rep. Neal, Richard E. [D-MA-2] 12/06/2005
Rep. Norton, Eleanor Holmes [D-DC-At Large] 12/16/2005
Rep. DeFazio, Peter A. [D-OR-4] 12/16/2005
Rep. Rangel, Charles B. [D-NY-15] 01/03/2006
Rep. Fortuno, Luis G. [R-PR-At Large] 01/31/2006
Rep. Simmons, Rob [R-CT-2] 01/31/2006
Rep. Christensen, Donna M. [D-VI-At Large] 01/31/2006
Rep. Kennedy, Patrick J. [D-RI-1] 02/08/2006
Rep. Saxton, Jim [R-NJ-3] 02/08/2006
Rep. Weiner, Anthony D. [D-NY-9] 02/08/2006
Rep. Pryce, Deborah [R-OH-15] 02/08/2006
Rep. Ackerman, Gary L. [D-NY-5] 02/15/2006
Rep. Gilchrest, Wayne T. [R-MD-1] 02/15/2006
Rep. Stark, Fortney Pete [D-CA-13] 02/15/2006
Rep. Dent, Charles W. [R-PA-15] 03/09/2006
Rep. Weldon, Curt [R-PA-7] 03/14/2006
Rep. Bartlett, Roscoe G. [R-MD-6] 03/30/2006
Rep. Wasserman Schultz, Debbie [D-FL-20] 03/30/2006
Rep. Ross, Mike [D-AR-4] 03/30/2006
Rep. Schiff, Adam B. [D-CA-29] 04/25/2006
Rep. Diaz-Balart, Mario [R-FL-25] 04/25/2006
Rep. Rothman, Steven R. [D-NJ-9] 04/25/2006
Rep. Dicks, Norman D. [D-WA-6] 04/25/2006
Rep. Tauscher, Ellen O. [D-CA-10] 04/25/2006
Rep. Platts, Todd Russell [R-PA-19] 04/25/2006
Rep. Ferguson, Mike [R-NJ-7] 04/25/2006
Rep. Kelly, Sue W. [R-NY-19] 04/25/2006
Rep. Sanchez, Loretta [D-CA-47] 04/26/2006
Rep. Rahall, Nick J., II [D-WV-3] 04/26/2006
Rep. Bonner, Jo [R-AL-1] 05/02/2006
Rep. Skelton, Ike [D-MO-4] 05/02/2006
Rep. Delahunt, William D. [D-MA-10] 05/02/2006
Rep. Kucinich, Dennis J. [D-OH-10] 05/02/2006
Rep. Roybal-Allard, Lucille [D-CA-34] 05/02/2006
Rep. Pallone, Frank, Jr. [D-NJ-6] 05/09/2006
Rep. Doyle, Michael F. [D-PA-14] 05/09/2006
Rep. Gallegly, Elton [R-CA-24] 05/17/2006
Rep. DeGette, Diana [D-CO-1] 05/17/2006
Rep. Schmidt, Jean [R-OH-2] 05/18/2006
Rep. Clay, Wm. Lacy [D-MO-1] 05/18/2006

Committees (2)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Transportation and Infrastructure09/22/2005 Referred to
04/05/2006 Markup by
House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management09/23/2005 Referred to
04/05/2006 Discharged from
Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs05/23/2006 Referred to
07/27/2006 Markup by
08/03/2006 Discharged from

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Subjects (18)

  • Administrative procedure
  • Disabled
  • Disaster relief
  • Disasters
  • Displaced persons
  • Federal Emergency Management Agency
  • Federal-local relations
  • Federal-state relations
  • Hurricane aftermath legislation
  • Pets
  • Planning
  • Protection of animals
  • Self-help devices for the disabled
  • Standards

Latest Summary (3)

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Shown Here:
Public Law No: 109-308 (10/06/2006)

(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the Senate on August 4, 2006. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Pets Evacuation and Transportation Standards Act of 2006 - Amends the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to require the Director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to ensure that state and local emergency preparedness operational plans address the needs of individuals with household pets and service animals prior to, during, and following a major disaster or emergency.

Authorizes the Director to: (1) study and develop plans that take into account the needs of individuals with pets and service animals prior to, during, and following a major disaster or emergency; and (2) make financial contributions, on the basis of programs or projects approved by the Director, to the states and local authorities for animal emergency preparedness purposes, including the procurement, construction, leasing, or renovating of emergency shelter facilities and materials that will accommodate people with pets and service animals.

Authorizes federal agencies to provide, as assistance essential to meeting threats to life and property resulting from a major disaster, rescue, care, shelter, and essential needs to individuals with household pets and service animals and to such pets and animals.