H.R. 4954 (109th): SAFE Port Act

Introduced:

Mar 14, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Status:
Enacted — Signed by the President
on Oct 13, 2006

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 13, 2006.

Law:

Pub.L. 109-347

Sponsor:

Daniel Lungren
Representative for California's 3rd congressional district
Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Oct 3, 2006
Length: 79 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To improve maritime and cargo security through enhanced layered defenses, and for other purposes.

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Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.Res. 1064 (rule)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Sep 29, 2006

H.Res. 789 (rule)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
May 3, 2006

What is a bill?

The “H.R.” in “H.R. 4954” means this is a House of Representatives 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.

History

Introduced
Mar 14, 2006
Reported by Committee
Apr 26, 2006
Passed House
May 4, 2006
View Vote Result »
Passed Senate with Changes
Sep 14, 2006
View Vote Result »
Conference Report Agreed to by Senate
Sep 30, 2006
Vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
Conference Report Agreed to by House
Sep 30, 2006
View Vote Result »
Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 13, 2006

Details

Cosponsors
80 cosponsors (51D, 29R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Votes
May 4, 2006 2:38 p.m.
Passed 421/2
Sep 13, 2006 12:17 p.m.
Motion Rejected 41/57
Sep 13, 2006 2:07 p.m.
Motion Agreed to 57/41
Sep 14, 2006 11:30 a.m.
Cloture Motion Agreed to 98/0
Sep 14, 2006 4:37 p.m.
Bill Passed 98/0
On the Conference Report
Sep 30, 2006 12:32 a.m.
Passed 409/2

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