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


Mar 11, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006


Enacted — Signed by the President on May 11, 2005

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


Pub.L. 109-13


Jerry Lewis

Representative for California's 41st congressional district



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Last Updated: May 12, 2005
Length: 93 pages

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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.

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Mar 11, 2005

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Mar 11, 2005
Reported by Committee

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Mar 16, 2005
Passed House

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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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Committee Assignments

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

Mar 15, 2005 5:29 p.m.
Failed 191/236
Mar 15, 2005 5:38 p.m.
Agreed to 258/170
Mar 15, 2005 5:52 p.m.
Failed 196/231
Mar 16, 2005 11:22 a.m.
Agreed to 420/2
Mar 16, 2005 12:01 p.m.
Passed 388/43
Apr 13, 2005 2:23 p.m.
Motion Rejected 25/75
Apr 19, 2005 2:21 p.m.
Motion Agreed to 91/7
Apr 19, 2005 2:51 p.m.
Motion Agreed to 56/42
Apr 19, 2005 6:10 p.m.
Cloture Motion Agreed to 100/0
Apr 21, 2005 4:55 p.m.
Bill Passed 99/0
On the Conference Report
May 5, 2005 2:04 p.m.
Passed 368/58
On the Conference Report
May 10, 2005 5:50 p.m.
Conference Report Agreed to 100/0

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.Con.Res. 31 (Related)
A concurrent resolution to correct the enrollment of H. R. 1268.

Agreed To (Concurrent Resolution)
May 11, 2005

H.Res. 258 (rule)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
May 5, 2005

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