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Notable Bills of the ’00s

Economic Growth and Tax Relief

Enacted: June 7, 2001

Use of Military Force Against Terrorists

Enacted: Sept. 18, 2001; Oct. 16, 2002


Enacted: Oct. 26, 2001

No Child Left Behind

Enacted: Jan. 8, 2002

Homeland Security Act

Enacted: Nov. 25, 2002

Partial-Birth Abortion Ban

Enacted: Nov. 5, 2003

Medicare Overhaul (Part D)

Enacted: Dec. 8, 2003

Theresa Marie Schiavo (‘Palm Sunday Compromise’)

Enacted: March 21, 2005

Emergency Economic Stabilization (TARP)

Enacted: Oct. 3, 2008

American Recovery and Reinvestment (Stimulus)

Enacted: Feb. 17, 2009

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