To increase the number of types of documents able to satisfy the requirements of the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative, and to ensure such documents are widely available and affordable.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New York's 26th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jul 20, 2006
Length: 16 pages
109th Congress, 2005–2006
This bill was introduced on July 20, 2006, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Jul 20, 2006
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H.R. 5848 (109th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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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.
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