S. 4 (110th): Improving America’s Security Act of 2007


Jan 4, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on March 13, 2007 but was never passed by the House.


Harry Reid

Senator from Nevada



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Last Updated: Mar 13, 2007
Length: 496 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to make the United States more secure by implementing unfinished recommendations of the 9/11 Commission to fight the war on terror more effectively, to improve homeland security, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

3/13/2007--Passed Senate amended.Improving America's Security Act of 2007 - Provides for implementation of recommendations of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States (9/11 Commission).TitleI - Improving Intelligence ... Read more >

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Jan 4, 2007

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Feb 15, 2007
Reported by Committee

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Mar 13, 2007
Passed Senate

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 4”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


17 cosponsors (15D, 1I, 1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Feb 27, 2007 2:29 p.m.
Cloture Motion Agreed to 97/0
Mar 13, 2007 5:11 p.m.
Bill Passed 60/38

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H.R. 1 (Related)
Implementing Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Act of 2007

Enacted — Signed by the President
Aug 3, 2007

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