George W. Bush during his presidency of 8 years from 2001 to 2008 signed 56 legislations. Major ones of these included Joint Resolution to Authorize the Use of United States Armed Forces Against Iraq, Job Creation and Worker Assistance Act of 2002, United States-Chile Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act, Controlling the Assault of Non-Solicited Pornography and Marketing Act, Foreign Investment and National Security Act of 2007. He vetoed Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008, Stem Cell Research Enhancement Act and 2 other legislations.
During his presidency America withdrew from the Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty and the Kyoto Protocol. Some of the international treaties signed during Bush's presidency were SORT, Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants, International Cooperation on Computer Crimes among others.
President Bush vetoed five pieces of legislation during his presidency:
- July 19, 2006: Stem Cell Research Enhancement Act
- May 1, 2007: H.R. 1591, U.S. Troop Readiness, Veterans' Care, Katrina Recovery, and Iraq Accountability Appropriations Act of 2007
- May 21, 2007: Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 (veto overridden by Congress)
- June 20, 2007: Stem Cell Research Enhancement Act of 2007
- October 3, 2007: State Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2007
International Treaties Signed
George W. Bush signed several international treaties, including :
Withdrawal from international treaties
Early on in his first term, George W. Bush withdrew from a number of international treaties, most of which had previously been signed but not ratified, including: