skip to main content

H.R. 1 (110th): Implementing Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Act of 2007

About the bill

Source: Wikipedia

The Implementing Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Act of 2007 (Pub.L. 110–53), is an Act of Congress. The Act implements some of the recommendations of the 9/11 Commission including mandating 100% inspection of all air and sea cargo entering the United States, and a new method of redistributing anti-terrorism funding.

The bill also authorized the creation of Fusion Centers.

This summary is from Wikipedia.

Sponsor and status

Bennie Thompson

Sponsor. Representative for Mississippi's 2nd congressional district. Democrat.

Read Text »
Last Updated: Aug 1, 2007
Length: 285 pages
Jan 5, 2007
110th Congress (2007–2009)

Enacted — Signed by the President on Aug 3, 2007

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on August 3, 2007.

Pub.L. 110-53

Position statements

Statement of Administration Policy

President George Bush [R, 2001-2009]: H.R. 1 - Implementing the 9/11 Commission Recommendations Act of 2007 (Jan 9, 2007)

What legislators are saying

New York First Responders to Receive $7.8 Million from Lowey Interoperable Communications Grant Program
    — Rep. Nita Lowey [D-NY17, 2013-2020] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 20, 2008

Lofgren Votes to Implement 9/11 Commission Recommendations
    — Rep. Zoe Lofgren [D-CA19] (Co-sponsor) on Jan 10, 2007

Walden lays out western challenges, urges rapid action on county payments
    — Rep. Greg Walden [R-OR2, 1999-2020] on Feb 28, 2007

More statements at ProPublica Represent...

Incorporated legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

H.R. 1401: Rail and Public Transportation Security Act of 2007

Passed House (Senate next) on Mar 27, 2007. 17% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 1269: Rail and Public Transportation Security Act of 2007

Introduced on Mar 1, 2007. 22% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 1543: Visa Waiver Modernization Act

Introduced on Mar 15, 2007. 80% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 653: Secure Travel and Counterterrorism Partnership Act

Introduced on Feb 15, 2007. 77% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 763: Public Transportation Terrorism Prevention Act of 2007

Ordered Reported on Mar 5, 2007. 34% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 884: PACTS Act

Passed House (Senate next) on Feb 27, 2007. 54% incorporated. (compare text)


Jan 5, 2007

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Jan 9, 2007
Passed House (Senate next)

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

Jul 9, 2007
Passed Senate with Changes (back to House)

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.

Jul 26, 2007
Conference Report Agreed to by Senate (House next)

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 Senate approved the committee's report proposing the final form of the bill for consideration in both chambers. The House must also approve the conference report.

Jul 27, 2007
Conference Report Agreed to by House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Aug 3, 2007
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 1 (110th) 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. 1. This is the one from the 110th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 110th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2007 to Jan 3, 2009. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

How to cite this information.

We recommend the following MLA-formatted citation when using the information you see here in academic work:

“H.R. 1 — 110th Congress: Implementing Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Act of 2007.” 2007. June 17, 2021 <>

Where is this information from?

GovTrack automatically collects legislative information from a variety of governmental and non-governmental sources. This page is sourced primarily from, the official portal of the United States Congress. is generally updated one day after events occur, and so legislative activity shown here may be one day behind. Data via the congress project.