About the bill
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 8th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Feb 8, 2008
Length: 24 pages
110th Congress (2007–2009)
Enacted — Signed by the President on Feb 13, 2008
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on February 13, 2008.
What legislators are saying
“Rep. Bilirakis: Stimulus Package will Help Millions”
— Rep. Gus Bilirakis [R-FL12] on Jan 29, 2008
H.R. 5140 (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. 5140. 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 enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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Economic Stimulus Act of 2008, Pub. L. No. 110-185, H.R. 5140, 110th Cong..
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