H.R.5350: To authorize the Secretary of Commerce to sell or exchange certain National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration property located in Norfolk, Virginia, and for other purposes.

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 110th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about congress
  • Introduced Feb. 12, 2008
  • Latest Major Action Oct. 13, 2008

Bill Cosponsor

Bill Summary

Authorizes the Secretary of Commerce to sell or exchange to the city of Norfolk, Virginia, certain real property under the administrative jurisdiction of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), including land and improvements, located in Norfolk, if the Secretary: (1) determines that such conveyance is in the best interests of NOAA and the federal government; and (2) has provided prior notification to the appropriate...

(Source: Library of Congress)

Congressional Budget Office Estimate

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Bill Actions

Date Description
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure.
Referred to the Committee on Natural Resources, and in addition to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Referred to House Natural Resources
Referred to House Oversight and Government Reform
Referred to the Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, and Oceans.
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended) by Voice Vote .
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Natural Resources. H. Rept. 110-822, Part I.
House Committee on Oversight and Government Granted an extension for further consideration ending not later than Sept. 12, 2008.
Committee on Oversight and Government discharged.
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 542.
Ms. Bordallo moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
Considered under suspension of the rules.
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5350.
At the conclusion of debate, the chair put the question on the motion to suspend the rules. Mr. Bishop (UT) objected to the vote on the grounds that a quorum was not present. Further proceedings on the motion were postponed. The point of no quorum was withdrawn.
Considered as unfinished business.
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Received in the Senate.
Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent.
Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Mr. Rahall asked unanimous consent that the House agree to the Senate amendment.
On motion that the House agree to the Senate amendment Agreed to without objection.
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Cleared for White House.
Presented to President.
Signed by President.
Became Public Law No: 110-393.
Feb. 12, 2008

Introduced in the House by Robert C. Scott (D-Va.)

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