S. 1487 (112th): Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Business Travel Cards Act of 2011


Aug 2, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013


Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 12, 2011

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on November 12, 2011.


Pub.L. 112-54


Maria Cantwell

Senator from Washington



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Last Updated: Nov 8, 2011
Length: 2 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to authorize the Secretary of Homeland Security, in coordination with the Secretary of State, to establish a program to issue Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Business Travel Cards, and for other purposes.

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Aug 2, 2011

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Oct 19, 2011
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Nov 3, 2011
Passed Senate

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

Nov 4, 2011
Passed House

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 without objection so no record of individual votes was made.

Nov 12, 2011
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


2 cosponsors (2D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

S. 1633 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Dec 14, 2010

H.R. 3312 (Related)
Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Business Travel Cards Act of 2011

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 2, 2011

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