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.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
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.
Senator for Georgia
Mar 27, 1987
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Oct 2, 1987
Passed Senate (House next)
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 (back to Senate)
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.
S. 864 (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.
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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“S. 864 — 100th Congress: Department of Defense Authorization Act, 1988 and 1989.” www.GovTrack.us. 1987. February 20, 2018 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/100/s864>
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