H.R. 3545 (100th): Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1987


Oct 26, 1987
100th Congress, 1987–1988


Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 22, 1987

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 22, 1987.


Pub.L. 100-203


William Gray III

Representative for Pennsylvania's 2nd congressional district



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Last Updated: Dec 22, 1987

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to provide for reconciliation pursuant to section 4 of the concurrent resolution on the budget for the fiscal year 1988.


The Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1987 (or OBRA-87) was federal law that was enacted by the 100th United States Congress and signed into law by President Ronald Reagan.

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Oct 26, 1987

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Oct 29, 1987
Passed House

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

Dec 11, 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. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 22, 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 22, 1987
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

Dec 22, 1987
Text Published

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