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

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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Jan 28, 2008

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Jan 29, 2008
Passed House

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Feb 7, 2008
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.

Feb 7, 2008
House Agreed to Changes

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Feb 8, 2008
Text Published

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

Feb 13, 2008
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

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

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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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