H.R. 1748 (100th): National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 1988 and 1989


Mar 23, 1987
100th Congress, 1987–1988


Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 4, 1987

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 4, 1987.


Pub.L. 100-180


Leslie Aspin

Representative for Wisconsin's 1st congressional district



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Last Updated: Dec 4, 1987

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal years 1988 and 1989 for military functions of the Department of Defense and to prescribe military personnel levels for such Department for fiscal years 1988 and 1989 and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

(Conference report filed in House, H. Rept. 100-446)National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 1988 and 1989 - DivisionA - Department of Defense Authorizations -Title I: ProcurementPartA - Funding AuthorizationsAuthorizes ... Read more >


Mar 23, 1987

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Apr 8, 1987
Reported by Committee

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May 20, 1987
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Oct 2, 1987
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes.

Nov 19, 1987
Conference Report Agreed to by Senate

The Senate approved a conference committee report to resolve differences in each chamber's version of the bill. The House must also approve the conference report.

Dec 4, 1987
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

Dec 4, 1987
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed Congress/Enrolled Bill.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1748”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Subject Areas
Related Bills

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S. 1174 (Related)
National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 1988 and 1989

Passed House with Changes
Last Action: Oct 13, 1987

H.Res. 309 (rule)

Last Action: Nov 17, 1987

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