H.R. 2601 (109th): Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 2006 and 2007


May 24, 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 July 20, 2005 but was never passed by the Senate.


Christopher “Chris” Smith

Representative for New Jersey's 4th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 22, 2005
Length: 514 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To authorize appropriations for the Department of State for fiscal years 2006 and 2007, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

7/20/2005--Passed House amended.Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 2006 and 2007 - TitleI - Authorization of AppropriationsSection101 - Authorizes FY2006-FY2007 appropriations for: (1) administration of foreign affairs; (2) international organizations; ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 24, 2005

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Jun 8, 2005
Reported by Committee

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Jul 20, 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. 2601”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Jul 19, 2005 5:11 p.m.
Agreed to 226/195
Jul 19, 2005 5:19 p.m.
Agreed to 423/2
Jul 19, 2005 5:27 p.m.
Agreed to 424/1
Jul 19, 2005 5:35 p.m.
Agreed to 426/1
Jul 19, 2005 5:44 p.m.
Agreed to 223/205
Jul 20, 2005 1:14 p.m.
Agreed to 423/0
Jul 20, 2005 1:22 p.m.
Failed 124/302
Jul 20, 2005 1:32 p.m.
Agreed to 373/56
Jul 20, 2005 1:40 p.m.
Failed 156/273
Jul 20, 2005 1:47 p.m.
Agreed to 422/2
Jul 20, 2005 5:37 p.m.
Agreed to 330/100
Jul 20, 2005 5:47 p.m.
Agreed to 304/124
Jul 20, 2005 5:56 p.m.
Agreed to 291/137
Jul 20, 2005 6:37 p.m.
Passed 351/78

Subject Areas
Related Bills

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S. 600 (identical)

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Mar 3, 2005

H.Res. 365 (rule)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Jul 19, 2005

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