S. 1174 (100th): National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 1988 and 1989

Introduced:

May 8, 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 October 13, 1987 it was passed in non-identical forms and the differences were never resolved.

Sponsor:

Samuel Nunn

Senator from Georgia

Democrat

See Instead:

H.R. 1748 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Dec 4, 1987

About the bill

Full Title

An original bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal years 1988 and 1989 for military activities of the Department of Defense, for military construction, and for defense activities of the Department of Energy, to prescribe personnel strengths for such fiscal years for the Armed Forces, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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History

May 5, 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.

May 8, 1987
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 15, 1987
 
Failed Cloture in the Senate

The Senate must often vote to end debate before voting on a bill, called a cloture vote. The vote on cloture failed. This is often considered a filibuster. The Senate may try again.

May 20, 1987
 
Failed Cloture in the Senate

The Senate must often vote to end debate before voting on a bill, called a cloture vote. The vote on cloture failed. This is often considered a filibuster. The Senate may try again.

Oct 1, 1987
 
Failed Cloture in the Senate

The Senate must often vote to end debate before voting on a bill, called a cloture vote. The vote on cloture failed. This is often considered a filibuster. The Senate may try again.

Oct 2, 1987
 
Passed Senate

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

Oct 13, 1987
 
Passed House with Changes

The House passed the bill with changes not in the Senate version and sent it back to the Senate to approve the changes. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

This page is about 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.

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