S. 864 (100th): Department of Defense Authorization Act, 1988 and 1989


Mar 27, 1987
100th Congress, 1987–1988

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.


Samuel Nunn

Senator from Georgia


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal years 1988 and 1989 for military functions of the Department of Defense and to prescribe military personnel levels for such Department for fiscal years 1988 and 1989, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

(Measure passed House, amended (Inserted certain provisions of H.R. 1748)) Department of Defense Authorization Act, 1988 - TitleI - ProcurementAuthorizes appropriations to the Army for FY 1988 for the procurement ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 27, 1987

This is the first step in the legislative process.

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 is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 864”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

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S. 1174 (Related)
National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 1988 and 1989

Passed House with Changes
Last Action: Oct 13, 1987

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