Date: February 19, 2009
The President Signs H.R. 1, "The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009"
On February 17, 2009, the President signed H.R. 1, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. The Act has been designated Public Law 111-5. The House passed the conference report by a vote of 246-183, on February 13, 2009. The Senate passed an identical version of the conference report that same day by a vote of 60-38. Descriptions of the SSA-related provisions in the new law may be found in Legislative Bulletin 111-12.