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

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



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



Read Text »
Last Updated: Sep 28, 2008
Length: 6 pages


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.

S. 496 (110th) was a 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.

This bill was introduced in the 110th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2007 to Jan 3, 2009. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

How to cite this information.

We recommend the following MLA-formatted citation when using the information you see here in academic work:

“S. 496 — 110th Congress: Appalachian Regional Development Act Amendments of 2008.” www.GovTrack.us. 2007. October 24, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/s496>

Where is this information from?

GovTrack automatically collects legislative information from a variety of governmental and non-governmental sources. This page is sourced primarily from Congress.gov, the official portal of the United States Congress. Congress.gov is generally updated one day after events occur, and so legislative activity shown here may be one day behind. Data via the congress project.