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H.R. 4481 (100th): National Defense Authorization Act, Fiscal Year 1989


A bill to provide for the closing and realigning of certain military installations during a certain period.

The federal budget process occurs in two stages: appropriations and authorizations. This is an authorization bill, which directs how federal funds should or should not be used. (It does not set overall spending limits, however, which are the subject of appropriations bills.) Authorizations are typically made for single fiscal years (October 1 through September 30 of the next year) but are often renewed in subsequent law.

Sponsor and status

Introduced
Apr 28, 1988
100th Congress (1987–1988)
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Sep 29, 1988

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on September 29, 1988.

Law
Pub.L. 100-456
Sponsor

Richard Armey

Representative for Texas's 26th congressional district

Republican

Text

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Last Updated: Sep 29, 1988

Cosponsors

135 Cosponsors (102 Republicans, 33 Democrats)

Source

History

Apr 28, 1988
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Jun 8, 1988
 
Ordered Reported

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

Jul 12, 1988
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Sep 15, 1988
 
Passed Senate with Changes (back to House)

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.

Sep 28, 1988
 
Conference Report Agreed to by Senate (House next)

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.

Sep 29, 1988
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

Sep 29, 1988
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed Congress.

H.R. 4481 (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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 4481. This is the one from the 100th Congress.

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

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