109th Congress (2005-2007)

President: George W. Bush (R-TX)

House Majority Party: Republican

House Majority Seats: 233 out of 435

House Speaker: Rep. J. Dennis Hastert (R-IL)

 

Vice President: Dick Cheney (R-WY)

Senate Majority Party: Republican

Senate Majority Seats: 55 out of 100

Senate Majority Leader: Sen. William H. Frist (R-TN)

Above: Vice President Dick Cheney (R-WY)

Enactments:

Class Action Fairness Act of 2005

Schiavo Medical Care

Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005

Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act for Defense, the Global War on Terror, and Tsunami Relief, 2005

Dominican Republic-Central America-United States Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act

Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2006

Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2006

Energy Policy Act of 2005

Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act (SAFETEA-LU)

Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act to Meet Immediate Needs Arising From the Consequences of Hurricane Katrina, 2005

Second Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act to Meet Immediate Needs Arising From the Consequences of Hurricane Katrina, 2005

First Continuing Resolution FY 2006

Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2006

Protection of Unlawful Commerce in Arms Act

Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2006

Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2006

Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act, 2006

Second Continuing Resolution FY 2006

Science, State, Justice, Commerce, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2006

Military Quality of Life and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2006

Transportation, Treasury, Housing and Urban Development, the Judiciary, the District of Columbia, and Independent Agencies Appropriations Act, 2006

Third Continuing Resolution FY 2006

Defense, Emergency Supplemental Appropriations to Address Hurricanes in the Gulf of Mexico, and Pandemic Influenza Act, 2006

Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2006

National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2006

Deficit Reduction Act of 2005

Making supplemental appropriations for fiscal year 2006 for the Small Business Administration's disaster loans program, and for other purposes

USA PATRIOT Improvement and Reauthorization Act of 2005

USA PATRIOT Act Additional Reauthorizing Amendments Act of 2006

Tax Increase Prevention and Reconciliation Act of 2005

Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act for Defense, the Global War on Terror, and Hurricane Recovery, 2006

Hamer, Parks and King Voting Rights Reauthorization Amendments 

Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act of 2006

Pension Protection Act of 2006

Federal Funding and Accountability and Transparency Act of 2006

Enactments (cont):

Defense Appropriations Act, 2007

Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2007

SAFE Port Act

John Warner National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2007

Military Commissions Act of 2006

Secure Fence Act of 2006

First Continuing Resolution FY 2007

Second Continuing Resolution FY 2007

Henry J. Hyde United States-India Peaceful Atomic Energy Cooperation Act of 2006

The Tax Relief and Health Care Act of 2006

Postal Accountability and Enhancement Act

The Stolen Valor Act of 2005

House Ethics Rules

Iraq War Resolution

Death Tax Repeal Permanency Act of 2005

Stem Cell Research Enhancement Act of 2005

East Asia Security Act of 2005

Threatened and Endangered Species Recovery Act of 2005

Private Property Rights Implementation Act of 2006

527 Reform Act of 2006

Communications Act of 2006

Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2007

Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2007

Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2007

Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act, 2007

Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2007

Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2007

Transportation, Treasury, Housing and Urban Development, the Judiciary, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2007

Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2007

Commerce and Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2007

Electronic Surveillance Modernization Act

Child Interstate Abortion Notification Act

Fairness in Asbestos Injury Resolution Act of 2005

Securing America's Borders Act

Flag Desecration Constitutional Amendment/Passage