H.R. 5140 (110th): Economic Stimulus Act of 2008


Jan 28, 2008
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.


Pub.L. 110-185


Nancy Pelosi

Representative for California's 8th congressional district



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Last Updated: Feb 8, 2008
Length: 10 pages

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About the bill

Full Title

To provide economic stimulus through recovery rebates to individuals, incentives for business investment, and an increase in conforming and FHA loan limits.

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Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 5107 (Related)
Giving Resources and Opportunities to the Workforce Act of 2008

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 23, 2008

S. 2539 (Related)
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a special ...

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 22, 2008

What is a bill?

The “H.R.” in “H.R. 5140” means this is a House of Representatives 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.


Jan 28, 2008
Passed House
Jan 29, 2008
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Passed Senate with Changes
Feb 7, 2008
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House Agreed to Changes
Feb 7, 2008
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Enacted — Signed by the President
Feb 13, 2008


15 cosponsors (10D, 5R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass
Jan 29, 2008 3:11 p.m.
Passed 385/35
Feb 4, 2008 5:31 p.m.
Cloture Motion Agreed to 80/4
Feb 5, 2008 11:37 a.m.
Motion Agreed to 73/12
Feb 7, 2008 4:36 p.m.
Bill Passed 81/16
Concurring in the Senate Amendment
Feb 7, 2008 7:44 p.m.
Passed 380/34

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