H.R. 864 (109th): Sober Truth on Preventing Underage Drinking Act


Feb 16, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006


Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 20, 2006

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 20, 2006.


Pub.L. 109-422


Lucille Roybal-Allard

Representative for California's 34th congressional district



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Last Updated: Dec 11, 2006
Length: 10 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To provide for programs and activities with respect to the prevention of underage drinking.

Summary (CRS)

Sober Truth on Preventing Underage Drinking Act or the STOP Act - Amends the Public Health Service Act with respect to underage drinking. Expresses the sense of Congress with regard ... Read more >


Feb 16, 2005

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Nov 14, 2006
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Dec 6, 2006
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 7, 2006
House Agreed to Changes

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 voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 7, 2006
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the Senate (Engrossed) with an Amendment.

Dec 20, 2006
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 864”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


85 cosponsors (63D, 21R, 1I) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
Nov 14, 2006 2:05 p.m.
Passed 373/23

Related Bills

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H.R. 4888 (108th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 21, 2004

H.R. 6241 (111th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 29, 2010

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