H.R. 5938 (110th): Former Vice President Protection Act of 2008

Introduced:

May 1, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Sep 26, 2008

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on September 26, 2008.

Law:

Pub.L. 110-326

Sponsor:

John Conyers Jr.

Representative for Michigan's 14th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Sep 16, 2008
Length: 6 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend title 18, United States Code, to provide secret service protection to former Vice Presidents, and for other purposes.

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History

May 1, 2008
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 14, 2008
 
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.

Jun 9, 2008
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Jul 30, 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. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Jul 31, 2008
 
Text Published

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

Sep 15, 2008
 
House Agreed to Changes

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 by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Sep 26, 2008
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5938”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Details

Cosponsors
3 cosponsors (2R, 1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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