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H.R. 4501 (109th): Passport Services Enhancement Act of 2005


To amend the Passport Act of June 4, 1920, to authorize the Secretary of State to establish and collect a surcharge to cover the costs of meeting the increased demand for passports as a result of actions taken to comply with section 7209(b) of the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004.

Sponsor and status

Henry Hyde

Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 6th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Dec 30, 2005
Length: 2 pages
Introduced
Dec 13, 2005
109th Congress (2005–2006)
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jan 10, 2006

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on January 10, 2006.

Law
Pub.L. 109-167
Source

History

Dec 13, 2005
 
Introduced

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Dec 18, 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.

Dec 22, 2005
 
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.

Jan 10, 2006
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 4501 (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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 4501. This is the one from the 109th Congress.

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

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