S. 1023 (111th): Travel Promotion Act of 2009


May 12, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on September 9, 2009 but was never passed by the House.


Byron Dorgan

Senator from North Dakota



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Last Updated: Sep 9, 2009
Length: 27 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to establish a non-profit corporation to communicate United States entry policies and otherwise promote leisure, business, and scholarly travel to the United States.

Summary (CRS)

9/9/2009--Passed Senate amended.Travel Promotion Act of 2009 - Establishes the Corporation for Travel Promotion as an independent nonprofit corporation. Makes the Corporation subject to the provisions of the District of ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 12, 2009

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 20, 2009
Reported by Committee

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Sep 9, 2009
Passed Senate

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1023”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


53 cosponsors (39D, 13R, 1I) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Jun 16, 2009 11:46 a.m.
Cloture Motion Agreed to 90/3
Jun 22, 2009 5:33 p.m.
Cloture Motion Rejected 53/34
Sep 8, 2009 5:31 p.m.
Cloture Motion Agreed to 80/19
Sep 9, 2009 4:47 p.m.
Bill Passed 79/19

Related Bills

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S. 1661 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jun 27, 2007

H.R. 2935 (Related)
Travel Promotion Act of 2009

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 18, 2009

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