H.R.5848: Western Hemisphere Traveler Improvement Act of 2006

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 109th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about congress
  • Introduced July 20, 2006
  • Latest Major Action July 27, 2006

Bill Summary

Western Hemisphere Traveler Improvement Act of 2006 - Amends the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004 to extend the implementation date for the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative. Authorizes the Secretary of State (Secretary) to develop a Passport Card for U.S. citizen travel from the United States to Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean countries, and Bermuda. States that such Card shall be deemed to be a U.S. passport for U.S....

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Referred to the Committee on Homeland Security, and in addition to the Committee on International Relations, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Referred to House Homeland Security
Referred to House International Relations
Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic Security, Infrastructure Protection, and Cybersecurity.
July 20, 2006

Introduced in the House by Thomas M. Reynolds (R-N.Y.)

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