S. 496 (110th): Appalachian Regional Development Act Amendments of 2008


Feb 6, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009


Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 8, 2008

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 8, 2008.


Pub.L. 110-371


George Voinovich

Senator from Ohio



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Last Updated: Sep 28, 2008
Length: 6 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to reauthorize and improve the program authorized by the Appalachian Regional Development Act of 1965.

Summary (CRS)

Appalachian Regional Development Act Amendments of 2008- Limits the amount of Appalachian regional development grants and loans for projects in at-risk counties to 70% of project costs. Directs the Appalachian ... Read more >


Feb 6, 2007

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Mar 29, 2007
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.

Aug 3, 2007
Passed Senate

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

Jul 15, 2008
Passed House with Changes

The House passed the bill with changes not in the Senate version and sent it back to the Senate to approve the changes. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Jul 16, 2008
Text Published

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

Sep 26, 2008
Senate 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 Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 8, 2008
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 496”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


18 cosponsors (10R, 8D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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


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

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