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

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.



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


Mar 23, 1987

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Apr 8, 1987
Reported by Committee

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May 20, 1987
Passed House

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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

A conference committee was formed, comprising members of both the House and Senate, to resolve the differences in how each chamber passed the bill. The Senate approved the committee's report proposing the final form of the bill for consideration in both chambers. 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.

H.R. 1748 (100th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 100th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 1987 to Oct 22, 1988. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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