H.R. 5005 (107th): Homeland Security Act of 2002


Jun 24, 2002
107th Congress, 2001–2002


Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 25, 2002

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on November 25, 2002.


Pub.L. 107-296


Richard Armey

Representative for Texas's 26th congressional district



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Last Updated: Nov 25, 2002
Length: 187 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To establish the Department of Homeland Security, and for other purposes.

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Jun 24, 2002

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 10, 2002
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Jul 26, 2002
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Nov 19, 2002
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes.

Nov 20, 2002
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the Senate (Engrossed) with an Amendment.

Nov 22, 2002
House Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was without objection so no record of individual votes was made.

Nov 25, 2002
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

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