H.R. 1 (111th): American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) (Pub.L. 111–5), commonly referred to as The Stimulus or The Recovery Act, was a stimulus package enacted by the 111th United States Congress in February 2009 and signed into law on February 17, 2009, by President Barack Obama.

To respond to the Great Recession, the primary objective for ARRA ...

(Wikipedia)

Read the full summary >

Overview

Introduced:

Jan 26, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Feb 17, 2009

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on February 17, 2009.

Law:

Pub.L. 111-5

Sponsor:

David “Dave” Obey

Representative for Wisconsin's 7th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

Read Text »
Last Updated: Feb 17, 2009
Length: 407 pages

History

Jan 26, 2009
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jan 28, 2009
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Jan 30, 2009
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Amendment.

Feb 7, 2009
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Amendment 2.

Feb 10, 2009
 
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.

Feb 10, 2009
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Public Print.

Feb 13, 2009
 
Conference Report Agreed to by House

A conference committee was formed, comprising members of both the House and Senate, to resolve the differences in how each chamber passed the bill. The House approved the committee's report proposing the final form of the bill for consideration in both chambers. The Senate must also approve the conference report.

Feb 13, 2009
 
Conference Report Agreed to by Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Feb 17, 2009
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 1 (111th) 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 111th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2009 to Dec 22, 2010. 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:

“H.R. 1 — 111th Congress: American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.” www.GovTrack.us. 2009. December 9, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr1>

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.