Active Legislation


107th Congress (2001-2002)
Final Issue

 
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Categories
AppropriationsAgency AuthorizationsPublic Laws, 107th Congress (selected)
Popular ReportsProgram Authorizations 


Popular Titles and Subjects
A — Active Legislation
Abortion gag orderSEE: Mexico City Policy
Abortion Non-Discrimination Act (doctors can decline to provide, insurers can decline to pay for, abortions) S.2008 H.R.4691
Abortion, prohibit late-term  H.R.2702, H.R.3243
Abortion, prohibit taking minors across state lines to circumvent parental notification lawsSEE: Child Custody
AIDS, increase assistance for countries seriously affected by AIDS S.2525, S.2649 H.R.2069
Airline employees, provide financial assistance S.1454, S.2831 H.R.2946, H.R.2955, H.R.5593
 Airline industry, financial assistance (Air Transportation Safety and System Stabilization Act) H.R.2926P.L.107-42
AMBER Alert, enhance (House bill also covers child abductions in general) S.2896 H.R.5422*
Amtrak, upgrade security S.1550* 
 Anton's law (Child Passenger Protection Act) H.R.5504P.L.107-318
Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, designate a portion as wilderness S.411 H.R.770
Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, oil and gas exploration S.A.3132, S.A.3133 to S.517 H.R.4*
Arlington National Cemetery, change eligibility for burial in S.1855 H.R.3423, H.R.4940
 Arming Pilots Against Terrorism Act
(116 Stat. 2300-2307)
H.R.5005P.L.107-296
 Aviation security, federalize (includes Air Marshal provisions) S.1447P.L.107-71
 Aviation security (extends deadlines enacted in P.L. 107-71)
(116 Stat. 2185-2186)
H.R.5005P.L.107-296
B — Active Legislation
Bankruptcy Reform Act S.420* H.R.333
Baseball, apply antitrust laws to elimination or relocation of major league teams SEE: FANS Act
 Bioterrorism preparedness H.R.3448P.L.107-188
 Border security H.R.3525P.L.107-173
 Born Alive Infant Protection Act H.R.2175P.L.107-207
 Brownfields Revitalization and Environmental Restoration Act H.R.2869P.L.107-118
C — Active Legislation
CAFE standards S.1923 H.R.1815, H.R.2614
 Campaign finance reform
(McCain-Feingold; Shays-Meehan)
H.R.2356P.L.107-155
Capitol Police, pay raise
( SEE ALSO: Legislative Branch Appropriations)
  H.R.5018
Charitable contribution, deductions S.1924* H.R.7*
Chemical Security Act S.1602* H.R.5300
Child Custody Protection Act  H.R.476
Clean Power Act (to reduce emissions from electrical powerplants) S.556 
 Clergy Housing Allowance Clarification Act H.R.4156P.L.107-181
Cloning, prohibit human cloning (some bills allow for stem cell research) S.1899*, S.2439* H.R.2505*
 Commission to investigate 9/11 attacks, establish
(116 Stat. 2408-2413)
H.R.4628P.L.107-306
 Concurrent receipt of military retirement and VA disability benefits, with restrictions
(116 Stat. 2574-2576)
H.R.4546P.L.107-314
Congressional pay raise, none for 2002, 2003 S.A.2349 to H.R.3338 S.A.4900 to H.R.5005 
Corporate accountability SEE: Sarbanes-Oxley Act
 Cyber security bill H.R.3394P.L.107-305
D — Active Legislation
 Debit limit, increase S.2578P.L.107-199
Dirty bomb bill (security of radioactive material) S.2684, S.A.4009 to S.2514 H.R.5023
Discrimination, prohibit employment discrimination based on sexual orientation S.1284 H.R.2692
 Dot Kids internet domain H.R.3833P.L.107-317
Drought assistance for farmers S.A.4481 to S.A.4472 to H.R.5093 
E — Active Legislation
 Economic stimulus (Economic Security and Recovery Act) H.R.3090P.L.107-147
 Education bill (reauthorization of ESEA) H.R.1P.L.107-110
 Election reform (Help America Vote Act) H.R.3295P.L.107-252
Energy bill S.517* H.R.4*
 Ergonomics regulations, congressional disapproval of under the Congressional Review Act S.J.Res.6P.L.107-5
Ergonomics rule, re-issuance S.2184* 
Estate tax, permanently phase out
(SEE ALSO: Tax cuts)
  H.R.8, H.R.2143
 Export-Import Bank Reauthorization Act S.1372P.L.107-189
F — Active Legislation
FANS Act (baseball antitrust) S.1704 H.R.3288
 Farm bill H.R.2646P.L.107-171
 Farmer bankruptcy, extension of Chapter 12, Title 11 U.S. Code
(116 Stat. 532)
H.R.2646P.L.107-171
      Further extension
H.R.5472P.L.107-377
 Fast track trade authority H.R.3009P.L.107-210
Flag desecration, amendment to the Constitution prohibiting S.J.Res.7 H.J.Res.36
G — Active Legislation
Gun manufacturer civil liability (protect from lawsuits in cases of gun violence) S.2268 H.R.2037
Gun shows, provide for background checks to purchase guns S.767, S.890 H.R.4034, H.R.2377
H — Active Legislation
Hate crimes legislation S.625 H.R.1343
Hoaxes, increase criminal penalties for terrorism-related hoaxes S.1658, S.1659, S.1665, S.1666 H.R.3209
 Homeland security, create department
(SEE ALSO: Popular Reports)
H.R.5005P.L.107-296
Homeland Security Federal Workforce Act S.1800 
I — Active Legislation
Immigration, 245(i) Extension Act S.778, S.2493 H.R.1885
Innocence Protection Act (death penalty reform) S.486, S.2739 H.R.912
Intelligence activities in the prevention of terrorism, enhance (Graham bill) S.1448 
 Iraq resolution H.J.Res.114P.L.107-243
 IRAs, increase contribution limits
(115 Stat. 94, 96)
H.R.1836P.L.107-16
Israel, expressing solidarity with S.Res.247, S.A.3389 to S.A.3387 to H.R.3009 H.Res.392
K — Active Legislation
Know Your Caller Act (prevents telemarketers from blocking Caller ID) S.722 H.R.90
L — Active Legislation
Lockbox bill SEE: Social Security and Medicare
M — Active Legislation
Marriage penalty tax, permanently phase out
(SEE ALSO: Tax cuts)
S.2620 H.R.4019
Medical malpractice, limit lawyers' fees and set damage caps S.2793 H.R.4600
Medical mistakes, reduce S.2590, S.3029 H.R.4889
Medicare prescription drug benefit S.2, S.2625, S.2729, S.A.4309 to S.812 H.R.4954*
Medicare safety net S.2067 H.R.4000
Mental health parity (Wellstone and Domenici bill) S.543*, S.A.2020 to H.R.3061 
 Mental Health Parity Reauthorization Act H.R.5716P.L.107-313
"Mexico City Policy," (no U.S. funds to international family planning groups advocating abortion), implement  H.A.34 to H.R.1646
"Mexico City Policy," prohibit under the Foreign Assistance Act S.367 H.R.755
 Military voting rights
(115 Stat. 237-241; SEE ALSO: Election Reform Act)
S.1438P.L.107-107
Minimum wage, increase S.2538* H.R.222, H.R.546
Mosquito abatement, authorize grants for mosquito control problems S.2935, S.3105 H.R.4793
N — Active Legislation
National Guard, early retirement (at age 55) S.2250 H.R.3831
No Child Left Behind Act SEE: Education bill
Notch baby bills S.825 H.R.80, H.R.82, H.R.97, H.R.853, H.R.870
Nuclear Security Act (strengthen security at nuclear facilities) S.1746 H.R.3382
 Nurse Reinvestment Act H.R.3487P.L.107-205
O — Active Legislation
Organizing Resolutions, Senate (January 2001, June 2001) S.Res.8, S.Res.120 
P — Active Legislation
Patients' Bill of Rights S.1052* H.R.2563*
 PATRIOT Act (anti-terrorism) H.R.3162P.L.107-56
 Patriot day, designate September 11 as H.J.Res.71P.L.107-89
Payroll tax holiday S.A.2723 to H.R.622 
Pension protection (diversification of investment) S.1971*, S.1992* H.R.3762*
 Pipeline safety H.R.3609P.L.107-355
 Pledge of Allegiance, reaffirm "under God"
(SEE ALSO: Popular Reports)
S.2690P.L.107-293
 Port and maritime security, improve S.1214P.L.107-295
Prescription drugs, access to affordable pharmaceuticals S.812 H.R.1862, H.R.5311
Prescription drugs, importation S.2244, S.A.4300 to S.A.4299 to S.812 S.A.4301 to S.A.4299 to S.812 H.R.4614, H.R.5186
Prisoners of war, compensation for American POWs held by Japan during WWII S.A.1538 to H.R.2500* H.R.1198
 Public safety officers injured or killed in connection with 9/11/01 terrorist attacks, expedite benefits H.R.2882P.L.107-37
R — Active Legislation
 Railroad Retirement and Survivors' Improvement Act H.R.10P.L.107-90
Reserves, early retirement (at age 55) S.2250 H.R.3831
Right to Life Act ("to protect the right to life of each born and preborn human person...at fertilization") S.1373 H.R.2763
S — Active Legislation
 Sarbanes-Oxley Act (corporate accountability) H.R.3763P.L.107-204
September 11th terrorist attacks, commemorate  H.Con.Res.464
 September 11th Victim Compensation Fund
(115 Stat. 237-241)
H.R.2926P.L.107-42
Social Security and Medicare, safeguard of surpluses ("lockboxes") S.21 H.R.2, H.R.560
Social Security Benefits Guarantee Act S.1558 H.R.3135
Social Security benefits, personal accounts  H.R.2771, H.R.3497, H.R.3535, H.R.4022, H.R.4023, H.R.4024
Stem cell research S.723, S.2439 H.R.2059
T — Active Legislation
Tauzin-Dingell Broadband Deployment Act  H.R.1542
 Tax cuts H.R.1836P.L.107-16
      Adoption tax credit, expansion
(115 Stat. 47-49)
H.R.1836P.L.107-16
      Estate tax, phase out
(115 Stat. 69-71)
H.R.1836P.L.107-16
      Marriage tax penalty, phase out
(115 Stat. 53-57)
H.R.1836P.L.107-16
Tax cuts, make permanent (Tax Relief Guarantee Act)  H.R.586, H.R.4941
 Tax relief for victims of 9/11 terrorist attacks H.R.2884P.L.107-134
Telephone excise tax, repeal S.234 H.R.236
 Terrorism insurance H.R.3210P.L.107-297
 Terrorist attacks, joint resolution to authorize the use of force against those responsible S.J.Res.23P.L.107-40
Tobacco, give FDA authority to regulate tobacco products S.190, S.2626 H.R.2180
 Trade Act of 2002 H.R.3009P.L.107-210
Travel Now (incentives to maintain a vibrant travel and tourism industry) S.1500, S.1578 H.R.3041, H.R.3140
U — Active Legislation
Unemployment benefits, extend (length of extension differs) S.3009* H.R.3529*, H.R.5063*
 Unemployment compensation, extend benefits 13 weeks (through 12/02) H.R.3090P.L.107-147
 Unemployment compensation, extend benefits for victims of 9/11 terrorist attacks H.R.3986P.L.107-154
Unborn Victims of Violence S.480 H.R.503
 USA PATRIOT Act (anti-terrorism) H.R.3162P.L.107-56
V — Active Legislation
 Veterans Benefits Improvement Act S.2237P.L.107-330
 Veterans' Compensation Cost-of-Living Act H.R.4085P.L.107-247
 Veterans' Opportunities Act of 2001 (improving veterans' programs) H.R.801P.L.107-14
W — Active Legislation
Water infrastructure security S.1593 H.R.3178
Welfare reform (TANF) S.942* H.R.4737*
West Nile VirusSEE: Mosquito abatement
Wildfires, provide $850 million in emergency money to help fight S.A.4480 to S.A.4472 to H.R.5093 
 World War II memorial, expedite construction H.R.1696P.L.107-11
Y — Active Legislation
 Yucca Mountain, approve site over Governor Guinn's veto H.J.Res.87P.L.107-200


Agency Authorizations
Amtrak, FY2003 S.1991 H.R.4545
 Coast Guard, FY2002
(116 Stat. 2133-2134)
S.1214P.L.107-295
 Customs Service, anti-terrorism, drug interdiction, FY2002-FY2003
(116 Stat. 972-988)
H.R.3009P.L.107-210
 Department of Defense, FY2002 S.1438P.L.107-107
 Department of Defense, FY2003 H.R.4546P.L.107-314
 Department of Justice, FY2002 H.R.2215P.L.107-273
 Intelligence agencies, FY2002 H.R.2883P.L.107-108
 Intelligence agencies, FY2003 H.R.4628P.L.107-306
 National Science Foundation, FY2003-FY2007 H.R.4664P.L.107-368
 Patent and Trademark Office, FY2003-FY2008
(116 Stat. 1899-1901)
H.R.2215P.L.107-273
 State Department, FY2002-FY2003 H.R.1646P.L.107-228


Program Authorizations
COPS through FY2008 S.924 H.R.2009
 Elementary and Secondary Education Act
(No Child Left Behind Act)
H.R.1P.L.107-110
Endangered Species Act S.911 H.R.4579
Temporary Aid to Needy Families (TANF) S.942* H.R.4737*


Appropriations and Budget for Fiscal Year 2002, 107th Congress, 1st Session
More information available on the appropriations web page.
Budget Resolution, FY2002  H.Con.Res.83
 Supplemental Appropriations, FY2001 H.R.2216P.L.107-20
 Emergency supplemental appropriations, disaster assistance, relief efforts, and anti-terrorism initiatives H.R.2888P.L.107-38
Suspend spending and tax-cut restraints (Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act) S.J.Res.28 
 Agriculture H.R.2330P.L.107-76
 Commerce, Justice, State H.R.2500P.L.107-77
 Defense H.R.3338P.L.107-117
 District of Columbia H.R.2944P.L.107-96
 Energy and Water H.R.2311P.L.107-66
 Foreign Operations H.R.2506P.L.107-115
 Interior H.R.2217P.L.107-63
 Labor, HHS, Education H.R.3061P.L.107-116
 Legislative Branch H.R.2647P.L.107-68
 Military Construction H.R.2904P.L.107-64
 Transportation H.R.2299P.L.107-87
 Treasury, Postal Service H.R.2590P.L.107-67
 VA, HUD H.R.2620P.L.107-73


Appropriations and Budget for Fiscal Year 2003, 107th Congress, 2nd Session
More information available on the appropriations web page.
 Agriculture
(117 Stat. 13-49)
H.J.Res.2P.L.108-7
 Commerce, Justice, State
(117 Stat. 49-107)
H.J.Res.2P.L.108-7
 Defense H.R.5010P.L.107-248
 District of Columbia
(117 Stat. 107-133)
H.J.Res.2P.L.108-7
 Energy and Water
(117 Stat. 133-158)
H.J.Res.2P.L.108-7
 Foreign Operations
(117 Stat. 159-216)
H.J.Res.2P.L.108-7
 Interior
(117 Stat. 216-297)
H.J.Res.2P.L.108-7
 Labor, HHS, Education
(117 Stat. 298-345)
H.J.Res.2P.L.108-7
 Legislative Branch
(117 Stat. 345-384)
H.J.Res.2P.L.108-7
 Military Construction H.R.5011P.L.107-249
 Transportation
(117 Stat. 384-428)
H.J.Res.2P.L.108-7
 Treasury, Postal Service
(117 Stat. 428-474)
H.J.Res.2P.L.108-7
 VA, HUD
(117 Stat.474-526)
H.J.Res.2P.L.108-7


Popular Reports
(You will leave the Senate server when using these links; use the "back" button to return to Active Legislation from these sites.)
Annual Report of the Board of Trustees of the FHI Trust Fund
http://www.cms.hhs.gov/ReportsTrustFunds/
2002 Annual Report of the Board of Trustees of the OASDI Trust Funds
http://www.ssa.gov/OACT/TR/TR02
Annual Report of the Board of Trustees of the FSMI Trust Fund
http://www.cms.hhs.gov/ReportsTrustFunds/
Budget FY2003
http://www.gpoaccess.gov/usbudget/fy03/index.html
Energy plan, "National Energy Policy"
http://www.whitehouse.gov/energy/National-Energy-Policy.pdf
Faith-Based and Community Initiatives, Executive Order 13199 establishing White House Office of
http://www.whitehouse.gov/news/releases/2001/01/20010129-2.html
Homeland Security, Executive Order 13228 establishing office
http://www.whitehouse.gov/news/releases/2001/10/20011008-2.html
Department of Homeland Security, White House Web Page
http://whitehouse.gov/homeland
Medical records privacy regulations, Final Rule (65 FR 82462)
http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/hipaa/finalreg.html
National Security Strategy
http://www.whitehouse.gov/nsc/nss.html
Pledge of Allegiance Ninth Circuit case (Newdow v. U.S. Congress)
http://caselaw.lp.findlaw.com/data2/circs/9th/0016423p.pdf
President's Commission to Strengthen Social Security, Final Report
http://csss.gov/reports/Final_report.pdf


Public Laws, 107th Congress (selected)
Airline industry, financial assistance (Air Transportation Safety and System Stabilization Act) H.R.2926P.L.107-42
Anton's law (Child Passenger Protection Act) H.R.5504P.L.107-318
Arming Pilots Against Terrorism Act
(116 Stat. 2300-2307)
H.R.5005P.L.107-296
Aviation security, federalize (includes Air Marshal provisions) S.1447P.L.107-71
Aviation security (extends deadlines enacted in P.L. 107-71)
(116 Stat. 2185-2186)
H.R.5005P.L.107-296
Bioterrorism preparedness H.R.3448P.L.107-188
Border security H.R.3525P.L.107-173
Born Alive Infant Protection Act H.R.2175P.L.107-207
Brownfields Revitalization and Environmental Restoration Act H.R.2869P.L.107-118
Campaign finance reform
(McCain-Feingold; Shays-Meehan)
H.R.2356P.L.107-155
Clergy Housing Allowance Clarification Act H.R.4156P.L.107-181
Commission to investigate 9/11 attacks, establish
(116 Stat. 2408-2413)
H.R.4628P.L.107-306
Concurrent receipt of military retirement and VA disability benefits, with restrictions
(116 Stat. 2574-2576)
H.R.4546P.L.107-314
Cyber security bill H.R.3394P.L.107-305
Debit limit, increase S.2578P.L.107-199
Dot Kids internet domain H.R.3833P.L.107-317
Economic stimulus (Economic Security and Recovery Act) H.R.3090P.L.107-147
Education bill (reauthorization of ESEA) H.R.1P.L.107-110
Election reform (Help America Vote Act) H.R.3295P.L.107-252
Ergonomics regulations, congressional disapproval of under the Congressional Review Act S.J.Res.6P.L.107-5
Export-Import Bank Reauthorization Act S.1372P.L.107-189
Farm bill H.R.2646P.L.107-171
Farmer bankruptcy, extension of Chapter 12, Title 11 U.S. Code
(116 Stat. 532)
H.R.2646P.L.107-171
     Further extension
H.R.5472P.L.107-377
Fast track trade authority H.R.3009P.L.107-210
Homeland security, create department
(SEE ALSO: Popular Reports)
H.R.5005P.L.107-296
Iraq resolution H.J.Res.114P.L.107-243
IRAs, increase contribution limits
(115 Stat. 94, 96)
H.R.1836P.L.107-16
Mental Health Parity Reauthorization Act H.R.5716P.L.107-313
Military voting rights
(115 Stat. 237-241; SEE ALSO: Election Reform Act)
S.1438P.L.107-107
Nurse Reinvestment Act H.R.3487P.L.107-205
PATRIOT Act (anti-terrorism) H.R.3162P.L.107-56
Patriot day, designate September 11 as H.J.Res.71P.L.107-89
Pipeline safety H.R.3609P.L.107-355
Pledge of Allegiance, reaffirm "under God"
(SEE ALSO: Popular Reports)
S.2690P.L.107-293
Port and maritime security, improve S.1214P.L.107-295
Public safety officers injured or killed in connection with 9/11/01 terrorist attacks, expedite benefits H.R.2882P.L.107-37
Railroad Retirement and Survivors' Improvement Act H.R.10P.L.107-90
Sarbanes-Oxley Act (corporate accountability) H.R.3763P.L.107-204
September 11th Victim Compensation Fund
(115 Stat. 237-241)
H.R.2926P.L.107-42
Tax cuts H.R.1836P.L.107-16
     Adoption tax credit, expansion
(115 Stat. 47-49)
H.R.1836P.L.107-16
     Estate tax, phase out
(115 Stat. 69-71)
H.R.1836P.L.107-16
     Marriage tax penalty, phase out
(115 Stat. 53-57)
H.R.1836P.L.107-16
Tax relief for victims of 9/11 terrorist attacks H.R.2884P.L.107-134
Terrorism insurance H.R.3210P.L.107-297
Terrorist attacks, joint resolution to authorize the use of force against those responsible S.J.Res.23P.L.107-40
Trade Act of 2002 H.R.3009P.L.107-210
Unemployment compensation, extend benefits 13 weeks (through 12/02) H.R.3090P.L.107-147
Unemployment compensation, extend benefits for victims of 9/11 terrorist attacks H.R.3986P.L.107-154
USA PATRIOT Act (anti-terrorism) H.R.3162P.L.107-56
Veterans Benefits Improvement Act S.2237P.L.107-330
Veterans' Compensation Cost-of-Living Act H.R.4085P.L.107-247
Veterans' Opportunities Act of 2001 (improving veterans' programs) H.R.801P.L.107-14
World War II memorial, expedite construction H.R.1696P.L.107-11
Yucca Mountain, approve site over Governor Guinn's veto H.J.Res.87P.L.107-200


Key
indicates a public law *Many bills existed, but this bill received legislative attention.
Bills that did not pass have been struck through.BOLD bill numbers indicate advanced legislative action.
V indicates a veto.