H.R. 2131 (111th): To amend the Foreign Affairs Reform and Restructuring Act of 1998 to reauthorize the United States Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy.


Apr 27, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010


Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 9, 2009

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 9, 2009.


Pub.L. 111-70


Diane Watson

Representative for California's 33rd congressional district



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Summary (CRS)

(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the House on September 23, 2009. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Amends the Foreign Affairs Reform ... Read more >


Apr 27, 2009

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 23, 2009
Passed House

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

Sep 29, 2009
Passed Senate

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 9, 2009
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2131”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


13 cosponsors (13D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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Related Bills

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H.R. 1003 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Enacted — Signed by the President
May 2, 2007

H.R. 5589 (Related)
To amend the Foreign Affairs Reform and Restructuring Act of 1998 to reauthorize the ...

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 23, 2010

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