S. 2749 (100th): Defense Authorization Amendments and Base Closure and Realignment Act

A bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal years 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 year for the Armed Forces, and for other purposes.



Aug 11, 1988
100th Congress, 1987–1988


Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 24, 1988

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 24, 1988.


Pub.L. 100-526


John Stennis

Senator from Mississippi



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Last Updated: Oct 24, 1988


Aug 11, 1988

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Aug 11, 1988
Passed Senate

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Oct 3, 1988
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.

Oct 12, 1988
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.

Oct 24, 1988
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

Oct 24, 1988
Text Published

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S. 2749 (100th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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

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