H.R. 2713 (100th): District of Columbia Appropriations Act, 1988

The federal budget process occurs in two stages: appropriations and authorizations. This is an appropriations bill, which sets overall spending limits by agency or program. (Authorizations direct how federal funds should or should not be used.) Appropriations are typically made for single fiscal years (October 1 through September 30 of the next year).
Introduced:

Jun 18, 1987
100th Congress, 1987–1988

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and though it was passed by both chambers on September 30, 1987 it was passed in non-identical forms and the differences were never resolved.

Sponsor:

Julian Dixon

Representative for California's 28th congressional district

Democrat

About the bill

Full Title

A bill making appropriations for the government of the District of Columbia and other activities chargeable in whole or in part against the revenues of said District for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1988, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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History

Jun 18, 1987
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 18, 1987
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Jun 26, 1987
 
Passed House

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

Sep 30, 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.

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