H.R. 4587 (100th): Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 1989


May 12, 1988
100th Congress, 1987–1988


Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 1, 1988

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 1, 1988.


Pub.L. 100-458


Victor Fazio Jr.

Representative for California's 4th congressional district



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Last Updated: Oct 1, 1988

About the bill

Full Title

A bill making appropriations for the Legislative Branch for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1989, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

9/28/1988--Conference report filed in House.(Conference report filed in House, H. Rept. 100-1000) Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 1989 - TitleI - Congressional OperationsCongressional Operations Appropriations Act, 1989 - SubtitleA - Congressional ... Read more >


May 12, 1988

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 12, 1988
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.

May 19, 1988
Passed House

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

Jun 14, 1988
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.

Sep 30, 1988
Conference Report Agreed to by Senate

The Senate approved a conference committee report to resolve differences in each chamber's version of the bill. The House must also approve the conference report. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 1, 1988
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

Oct 1, 1988
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed Congress/Enrolled Bill.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4587”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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