S. 1932 (109th): Deficit Reduction Act of 2005

An original bill to provide for reconciliation pursuant to section 202(a) of the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 2006 (H. Con. Res. 95).



Oct 27, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006


Enacted — Signed by the President on Feb 8, 2006

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on February 8, 2006.


Pub.L. 109-171


Judd Gregg

Senator from New Hampshire



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Last Updated: Feb 9, 2006
Length: 181 pages


Oct 26, 2005
Reported by Committee

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

Oct 27, 2005

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Nov 3, 2005
Passed Senate

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

Nov 18, 2005
Passed House

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 without objection so no record of individual votes was made.

Nov 18, 2005
Text Published

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

Dec 19, 2005
Conference Report Agreed to by House

A conference committee was formed, comprising members of both the House and Senate, to resolve the differences in how each chamber passed the bill. The House approved the committee's report proposing the final form of the bill for consideration in both chambers. The Senate must also approve the conference report.

Dec 21, 2005
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.

Dec 22, 2005
Text Published

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

Feb 8, 2006
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 1932 (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.

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