H.R. 3072 (101st): Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 1990

The federal budget process occurs in two stages: appropriations and authorizations. This is an appropriations bill, which sets overall spending limits by agency or program. (Authorizations direct how federal funds should or should not be used.) Appropriations are typically made for single fiscal years (October 1 through September 30 of the next year).
Introduced:

Aug 1, 1989
101st Congress, 1989–1990

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 21, 1989

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on November 21, 1989.

Law:

Pub.L. 101-165

Sponsor:

John Murtha

Representative for Pennsylvania's 12th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Nov 21, 1989

About the bill

Full Title

Making appropriations for the Department of Defense for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1990, and for other purposes.

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History

Aug 1, 1989
 
Introduced

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Aug 1, 1989
 
Reported by Committee

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Aug 4, 1989
 
Passed House

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

Sep 29, 1989
 
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.

Nov 15, 1989
 
Conference Report Agreed to by House

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 House approved the committee's report proposing the final form of the bill for consideration in both chambers. The Senate must also approve the conference report. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Nov 17, 1989
 
Conference Report Agreed to by Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Nov 17, 1989
 
Senate Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Nov 17, 1989
 
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.

Nov 18, 1989
 
Senate Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Nov 21, 1989
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

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Details

Cosponsors
none
Committee Assignments

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Votes
Sep 29, 1989 12:37 a.m.
Bill Passed 96/2

Subject Areas
Related Bills

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H.Res. 225 (rule)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Aug 4, 1989

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