S. 454 (111th): Weapon Systems Acquisition Reform Act of 2009


Feb 23, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010


Enacted — Signed by the President on May 22, 2009

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on May 22, 2009.


Pub.L. 111-23


Carl Levin

Senator from Michigan



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Last Updated: Aug 23, 2010
Length: 30 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to improve the organization and procedures of the Department of Defense for the acquisition of major weapon systems, and for other purposes.

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Related Bills

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H.R. 1830 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 31, 2009

H.Res. 463 (Related)
Providing for consideration of the conference report to accompany the bill (S. 454) to ...

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
May 21, 2009

What is a bill?

The “S.” in “S. 454” means this is a Senate 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.


Feb 23, 2009
Reported by Committee
Apr 2, 2009
Passed Senate
May 7, 2009
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Conference Report Agreed to by Senate
May 20, 2009
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Conference Report Agreed to by House
May 21, 2009
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Enacted — Signed by the President
May 22, 2009


14 cosponsors (9D, 4R, 1I) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

May 7, 2009 11:55 a.m.
Bill Passed 93/0
On the Conference Report
May 20, 2009 6:03 p.m.
Conference Report Agreed to 95/0
On the Conference Report
May 21, 2009 1:45 p.m.
Passed 411/0

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