H.R. 3520 (100th): Rural Development, Agriculture, and Related Agencies 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:

Oct 20, 1987
100th Congress, 1987–1988

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on October 20, 1987, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Jamie Whitten

Representative for Mississippi's 1st congressional district

Democrat

About the bill

Full Title

A bill making appropriations for Rural Development, Agriculture, and related agencies 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

Oct 20, 1987
 
Introduced

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Oct 20, 1987
 
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