H.R. 1268 (109th): Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act for Defense, the Global War on Terror, and Tsunami Relief, 2005

Introduced:

Mar 11, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on May 11, 2005

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on May 11, 2005.

Law:

Pub.L. 109-13

Sponsor:

Jerry Lewis

Representative for California's 41st congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: May 12, 2005
Length: 93 pages

About the bill

Full Title

An act making Emergency Supplemental Appropriations for Defense, the Global War on Terror, and Tsunami Relief, for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2005, and for other purposes.

Summary

The REAL ID Act of 2005, Pub.L. 109–13, 119 Stat. 302, enacted May 11, 2005, is an Act of Congress that modifies U.S. federal law pertaining to security, authentication, and issuance procedures standards for the state driver's licenses and identification (ID) cards, as well as various immigration issues pertaining to terrorism.

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History

Mar 11, 2005
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Mar 11, 2005
 
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.

Mar 16, 2005
 
Passed House

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

Apr 6, 2005
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Reported by Senate Committee.

Apr 21, 2005
 
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.

Apr 21, 2005
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Public Print.

May 5, 2005
 
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 10, 2005
 
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 11, 2005
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

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