skip to main content
React to this bill with an emoji:
Save your position on this bill bill on a six-point scale from strongly oppose to strongly support:

H.R. 3408 (109th): To reauthorize the Livestock Mandatory Reporting Act of 1999 and to amend the swine reporting provisions of that Act.

The federal budget process occurs in two stages: appropriations, which set overall spending limits by agency or program, and authorizations, which direct how federal funds should (or should not) be used. Appropriation and authorization provisions are typically made for single fiscal years. A reauthorization bill like this one renews the authorizations of an expiring law.

Overview

Introduced:

Jul 22, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 5, 2006

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 5, 2006.

Law:

Pub.L. 109-296

Sponsor:

Bob Goodlatte

Representative for Virginia's 6th congressional district

Republican

Text:

Read Text »
Last Updated: Sep 21, 2006
Length: 7 pages

History

Jul 22, 2005
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Jul 27, 2005
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Sep 14, 2005
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Sep 20, 2006
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 5, 2006
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 3408 (109th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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

This bill was introduced in the 109th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2005 to Dec 9, 2006. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

How to cite this information.

We recommend the following MLA-formatted citation when using the information you see here in academic work:

“H.R. 3408 — 109th Congress: To reauthorize the Livestock Mandatory Reporting Act of 1999 and to amend the swine reporting ...” www.GovTrack.us. 2005. October 23, 2017 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/hr3408>

Where is this information from?

GovTrack automatically collects legislative information from a variety of governmental and non-governmental sources. This page is sourced primarily from Congress.gov, the official portal of the United States Congress. Congress.gov is generally updated one day after events occur, and so legislative activity shown here may be one day behind. Data via the congress project.