H.R. 2 (108th): Jobs and Growth Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2003

Introduced:

Feb 27, 2003
108th Congress, 2003–2004

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on May 28, 2003

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on May 28, 2003.

Law:

Pub.L. 108-27

Sponsor:

William “Bill” Thomas

Representative for California's 22nd congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: May 23, 2003
Length: 17 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To provide for reconciliation pursuant to section 201 of the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 2004.

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History

Feb 27, 2003
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 6, 2003
 
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.

May 9, 2003
 
Passed House

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

May 15, 2003
 
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.

May 23, 2003
 
Conference Report Agreed to by House

A conference committee was formed, comprising members of both the House and Senate, to resolve the differences in how each chamber passed the bill. The House approved the committee's report proposing the final form of the bill for consideration in both chambers. The Senate must also approve the conference report.

May 23, 2003
 
Conference Report Agreed to by Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

May 28, 2003
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Details

Cosponsors
51 cosponsors (51R) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

Votes
May 9, 2003 2:31 p.m.
Passed 222/203
May 15, 2003 11:18 p.m.
Bill Passed 51/49
On the Conference Report
May 23, 2003 1:56 a.m.
Passed 231/200
On the Conference Report
May 23, 2003 9:39 a.m.
Conference Report Agreed to 51/50

Subject Areas
Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

S. 2 (identical)

Reported by Committee
Last Action: May 8, 2003

S. 1054 (Included-In)
Jobs and Growth Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2003

Reported by Committee
Last Action: May 13, 2003

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