S. 2845 (108th): Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004


Sep 23, 2004
108th Congress, 2003–2004


Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 17, 2004

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 17, 2004.


Pub.L. 108-458


Susan Collins

Senator from Maine



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Last Updated: Dec 8, 2004
Length: 235 pages

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Full Title

A bill to reform the intelligence community and the intelligence and intelligence-related activities of the United States Government, and for other purposes.

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Sep 23, 2004

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 24, 2004
Reported by Committee

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Oct 6, 2004
Passed Senate

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

Oct 6, 2004
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Public Print.

Oct 16, 2004
Text Published

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

Dec 7, 2004
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.

Dec 8, 2004
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.

Dec 17, 2004
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


10 cosponsors (7D, 3R) (show)
Oct 5, 2004 9:46 a.m.
Cloture Motion Agreed to 85/10
Oct 6, 2004 5:01 p.m.
Bill Passed 96/2
On the Conference Report
Dec 7, 2004 7:38 p.m.
Passed 336/75
On the Conference Report
Dec 8, 2004 3:13 p.m.
Conference Report Agreed to 89/2

Subject Areas
Related Bills

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H.R. 5150 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 24, 2004

S. 2840 (identical)

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Sep 22, 2004

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