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Immigration in Congress

Legislation on Homeland Security

Below is a list of legislation relating to homeland security issues. Although the list is not comprehensive, editors attempted to identify most of the bills introduced in five categories during the 107th Congress.

This list was prepared by the Editors of Congressional Quarterly.

Bill Brief Description Sponsor
Bioterrorism and Chemical Weapons
HR3016 amend HHS responsibilities Billy Tauzin, R-La.
HR3153 assist states Rod R. Blagojevich, D-Ill.
HR3160 amend HHS responsibilities Billy Tauzin, R-La.
HR3174 protect food supply Earl Pomeroy, D-N.D.
HR3184 protect food supply Rosa DeLauro, D-Conn.
HR3219 expand CDC efforts John Linder, R-Ga.
HR3242 biological and chemical weapons preparedness Rod R. Blagojevich, D-Ill.
HR3255 biological weapons preparedness Robert Menendez, D-N.J.
HR3269 state medical response plans Diane E. Watson, D-Calif.
HR3293 fight agricultural bioterrorism Frank D. Lucas, R-Okla.
HR3310 biological weapons preparedness Greg Ganske, R-Iowa
HR3448 expand public health capabilities Billy Tauzin, R-La.
S1486 biological and chemical weapons preparedness John Edwards, D-N.C.
S1508 biological and chemical weapons preparedness Jon Corzine, D-N.J.
S1520 assist states Evan Bayh, D-Ind.
S1546 additional funds to fight bioterrorism Pat Roberts, R-Kan.
S1548 fund CDC bioterrorism Web site Jean Carnahan, D-Mo.
S1551 protect food supply Hillary Rodham Clinton, D-N.Y.
S1561 improve VA bioterrorism preparedness Daniel K. Akaka, D-Hawaii
S1563 fight agricultural bioterrorism Kay Bailey Hutchison, R-Texas
S1574 medicare-eligible hospitals preparedness John D. Rockefeller IV, D-W.Va.
S1602 chemical weapon preparedness Jon Corzine, D-N.J.
S1665 prohibit bioterrorist hoaxes Joseph R. Biden Jr., D-Del.
S1685 safeguard children Christopher J. Dodd, D-Conn.
S1715 biological weapons preparedness Bill Frist, R-Tenn.
S1747 bioterrorism prevention funding Tom Harkin, D-Iowa
S1764 private-sector incentives to develop treatments Joseph I. Lieberman, D-Conn.
S1765 biological weapons preparedness Bill Frist, R-Tenn.
SRES171 bioterrorism preparedness and response funding Bill Frist, R-Tenn.
Emergency Response and Homeland Strategy
HJRES64 authorize military force Dick Armey, R-Texas
HR1158 establish national Homeland Security Agency William M. "Mac" Thornberry, R-Texas
HR1292 establish homeland security strategy Ike Skelton, D-Mo.
HR2888 emergency supplemental appropriations C.W. Bill Young, R-Fla.
HR2975 deter and punish terrorists F. James Sensenbrenner Jr., R-Wis.
HR3026 establish Office of Homeland Security Jim Gibbons, R-Nev.
HR3108 deter and punish terrorists F. James Sensenbrenner Jr., R-Wis.
HR3162 deter and punish terrorists F. James Sensenbrenner Jr., R-Wis.
HR3345 additional emergency supplemental appropriations John E. Sweeney, R-N.Y.
HR3353 establish "tips" web site Jeff Flake, R-Ariz.
HR3378 establish commission on homeland security Steve Horn, R-Calif.
HR3393 additional emergency supplemental appropriations John P. Murtha, D-Pa.
HR3481 prepare report on congressional continuity Jim Langevin, D-R.I.
HR3639 $3 of tax return to homeland security Bill Pascrell Jr., D-N.J.
S1426 emergency supplemental appropriations Tom Daschle, D-S.D.
S1534 establish Department of National Homeland Security Joseph I. Lieberman, D-Conn.
S1705 establish homeland security academic centers Christopher S. Bond, R-Mo.
S1735 establish national commission Joseph R. Biden Jr., D-Del.
S1737 provide homeland security block grants Hillary Rodham Clinton, D-N.Y.
S1799 expand educational programs Richard J. Durbin, D-Ill.
S1800 improve homeland security management Richard J. Durbin, D-Ill.
S1803 authorize security assistance Joseph R. Biden Jr., D-Del.
S1909 establish unified combatant command Christopher S. Bond, R-Mo.
SJRES23 authorize military force Tom Daschle, D-S.D.
SRES165 establish select committee Pat Roberts, R-Kan.
Gathering Intelligence
HJRES75 monitor Iraqi weapons development Lindsey Graham, R-S.C.
HR2883 intelligence authorization Porter J. Goss, R-Fla.
HR3285 federal-local information sharing partnership Anthony Weiner, D-N.Y.
HR3555 terrorism prevention, preparedness and response Robert Menendez, D-N.J.
HRES303 promote anti-terrorism foreign assistance Elton Gallegly, R-Calif.
S1428 intelligence authorization Bob Graham, D-Fla.
S1448 enhance terrorism-prevention intelligence Bob Graham, D-Fla.
S1615 federal-local information sharing partnership Charles E. Schumer, D-N.Y.
S1837 U.S. agency pre-Sept. 11 review Robert G. Torricelli, D-N.J.
Protecting Infrastructure
HR2435 enhance cybersecurity Thomas M. Davis III, R-Va.
HR2915 enhance cybersecurity Lamar Smith, R-Texas
HR2925 secure dams Ken Calvert, R-Calif.
HR3068 improve financial privacy security Bob Ney, R-Ohio
HR3178 protect water supply Sherwood Boehlert, R-N.Y.
HR3289 prepare for terrorist attacks on Yucca Mountain Shelley Berkley, D-Nev.
HR3316 computer security enhancement Brian Baird, D-Wash.
HR3382 enhance security at nuclear facilities Edward J. Markey, D-Mass.
HR3394 enhance cybersecurity Sherwood Boehlert, R-N.Y.
HR3482 enhance cybersecurity Lamar Smith, R-Texas
HR3609 protect pipeline infrastructure Don Young, R-Alaska
S1456 protect critical infrastructure Robert F. Bennett, R-Utah
S1529 establish national energy infrastructure security program Mary L. Landrieu, D-La.
S1568 cyberterrorism protection Orrin G. , R-Utah
S1581 tax credit for security equipment purchases Frank H. Murkowski, R-Alaska
S1593 protect water supply James M. Jeffords, I-Vt.
S1608 protect water supply Robert C. Smith, R-N.H.
S1746 enhance security at nuclear facilities Harry Reid, D-Nev.
S1900 cyberterrorism preparedness John Edwards, D-N.C.
S1901 expand cybersecurity research John Edwards, D-N.C.
Transportation and Border Security
HR2276 extend biometric identification deadline George W. Gekas, R-Pa.
HR2712 immigration moratorium Tom Tancredo, R-Colo.
HR2895 enhance aviation security William O. Lipinski, D-Ill.
HR2906 re-implement sky marshal program Richard H. Baker, R-La.
HR2913 screen passengers and property Jack Quinn, R-N.Y.
HR2926 airline financial aid Don Young, R-Alaska
HR2928 remove terrorism-related aliens Robert E. Andrews, D-N.J.
HR2951 improve aviation security Greg Ganske, R-Iowa
HR2958 improve airline safety and security Randy "Duke" Cunningham, R-Calif.
HR2965 exchange FBI-federal agency information Christopher Shays, R-Conn.
HR2988 regulate flight school security Peter Deutsch, D-Fla.
HR2998 establish radio free Afghanistan Ed Royce, R-Calif.
HR3013 improve port and maritime security Corrine Brown, D-Fla.
HR3033 collect nonimmigrant foreign student data Betty McCollum, D-Minn.
HR3052 fingerprint nonimmigrant visa applicants Gene Green, D-Texas
HR3056 improve airline security James A. Traficant Jr., D-Ohio
HR3064 enhance airline security Joe Baca, D-Calif.
HR3077 improve visa integrity and security Michael N. Castle, R-Del.
HR3101 enhance aviation security technology Jim Matheson, D-Utah
HR3110 enhance aviation security James L. Oberstar, D-Minn.
HR3129 U.S. Customs border security Philip M. Crane, R-Ill.
HR3150 federalize airport security Don Young, R-Alaska
HR3165 improve aviation security Greg Ganske, R-Iowa
HR3166 enhance transportation security Robert A. Borski, D-Pa.
HR3205 enhance border security John Conyers Jr., D-Mich.
HR3220 improve aviation security Ron Paul, R-Texas
HR3229 enhance international borders security Elton Gallegly, R-Calif.
HR3231 immigration reform and accountability F. James Sensenbrenner Jr., R-Wis.
HR3311 potential weapon airport ban Sheila Jackson-Lee, D-Texas
HR3416 approve legal immigrant security screeners Patsy T. Mink, D-Hawaii
HR3432 enhance seaport security John Cooksey, R-La.
HR3437 enhance port and maritime security E. Clay Shaw Jr., R-Fla.
HR3467 approve U.S. nationals security screeners Eni F.H. Faleomavaega, D-Am. Samoa
HR3505 protect airport security personnel Hilda L. Solis, D-Calif.
HR3525 enhance border security F. James Sensenbrenner Jr., R-Wis.
HR3562 establish volunteer sky marshal program Gary L. Ackerman, D-N.Y.
HR3600 establish national border security agency Tom Tancredo, R-Colo.
HR3621 prevent port security and terrorism David Vitter, R-La.
S1031 assist U.S. Customs Service Phil Gramm, R-Texas
S1214 establish seaport security program Ernest F. Hollings, D-S.C.
S1400 extend biometric identification deadline Jon Kyl, R-Ariz.
S1421 re-implement sky marshal program Kay Bailey Hutchison, R-Texas
S1429 improve airport and seaport security John Edwards, D-N.C.
S1447 improve aviation security Ernest F. Hollings, D-S.C.
S1450 preserve air transportation viability Tom Daschle, D-S.D.
S1461 enhance airline passenger safety Richard J. Durbin, D-Ill.
S1515 enhance aircraft security Herb Kohl, D-Wis.
S1518 improve visa integrity and security Christopher S. Bond, R-Mo.
S1528 improve rail transportation safety and security John McCain, R-Ariz.
S1530 enhance rail transportation safety and security Ernest F. Hollings, D-S.C.
S1550 rail safety and security assistance Ernest F. Hollings, D-S.C.
S1587 improve port and maritime security John Kerry, D-Mass.
S1618 enhance border security Edward M. Kennedy, D-Mass.
S1627 enhance international borders security Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif.
S1725 rail transportation security comparison study Olympia J. Snowe, R-Maine
S1728 improve seaport security Olympia J. Snowe, R-Maine
S1739 improve over-the-road buses security Max Cleland, D-Ga.
S1749 improve border security Edward M. Kennedy, D-Mass.
S1794 enhance airport checkpoint Max Cleland, D-Ga.
S1829 protect airport security personnel Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif.
S1871 rail transportation security risk assessment John D. Rockefeller IV, D-W.Va.