Homeland Security Act of 2002
H.R. 5005/S. 2452
Pictures from the news conference when Ellen, Congressman Thornberry, and Senators Lieberman and Specter introduced their original legislation (H.R. 1158/S. 1534):
October 11, 2001
Left to Right: Congressman Thornberry, Ellen, Senator Lieberman, Senator Specter
Ellen testifies before the Senate Governmental Affairs Committee on the seven month anniversary of 9/11 about moving forward on the updated House and Senate versions of the legislation (H.R. 4660/S. 2452):
April 11, 2002
Ellen and her colleagues applaud the White House for adopting and supporting their proposals:
June 6, 2002: Ellen and Senator Lieberman
Ellen testifies before the House Government Reform Committee about the how it can use her legislation to implement the President's proposal:
June 11, 2002
Ellen looks on as Senator Lieberman testifies.
Ellen testifies before the House Select Committee on Homeland Security about ways to improve the homeland security legislation.
July 16, 2002
Ellen attends a meeting with President Bush to negotiate a final version of the bill to send to the House floor.
July 24, 2002