H.R. 2812 (111th): Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative Improvement Act of 2009


Jun 10, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 10, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Solomon Ortiz

Representative for Texas's 27th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jun 10, 2009
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About the bill

Full Title

To establish certain standards for the adjudication of United States passport applications, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

6/10/2009--Introduced.Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative Improvement Act of 2009 - Directs the Secretary of State to adjudicate U.S. passport applications in an individualized, evidence-based manner.Requires the passport application adjudicatory process to ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 10, 2009

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2812”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


5 cosponsors (5D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 7162 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 26, 2008

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