H.R. 1817 (109th): Department of Homeland Security Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2006


Apr 26, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on May 18, 2005 but was never passed by the Senate.


Christopher Cox

Representative for California's 48th congressional district



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Last Updated: May 19, 2005
Length: 104 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2006 for the Department of Homeland Security, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

5/18/2005--Passed House amended.Department of Homeland Security Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2006 - TitleI - Authorization of AppropriationsSection101 - Authorizes appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for FY ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 26, 2005

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Apr 27, 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.

May 18, 2005
Passed House

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

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1817”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


May 18, 2005 6:12 p.m.
Failed 184/244
May 18, 2005 6:23 p.m.
Agreed to 363/65
May 18, 2005 6:31 p.m.
Agreed to 242/185
May 18, 2005 6:40 p.m.
Failed 182/245
May 18, 2005 6:47 p.m.
Failed 196/230
May 18, 2005 7:27 p.m.
Passed 424/4

Subject Areas
Related Bills

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H.Res. 283 (Related)
Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1817) to authorize appropriations for fiscal year ...

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
May 18, 2005

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