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


May 1, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009


Enacted — Signed by the President on Sep 26, 2008

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


Pub.L. 110-326


John Conyers Jr.

Representative for Michigan's 14th congressional district



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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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What is a bill?

The “H.R.” in “H.R. 5938” 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.


May 1, 2008
Reported by Committee
May 14, 2008
Passed House
Jun 9, 2008
Vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Passed Senate with Changes
Jul 30, 2008
Vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
House Agreed to Changes
Sep 15, 2008
Vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Enacted — Signed by the President
Sep 26, 2008


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

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


There have been no votes related to this bill.

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