S. 2912 (101st): Department of Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1991


Jul 25, 1990
101st Congress, 1989–1990

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on August 4, 1990 but was never passed by the House.


Samuel Nunn

Senator from Georgia


About the bill

Full Title

An original bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 1991 for military activities of the Department of Defense, to prescribe personnel strengths for such fiscal years for the Armed Forces, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

8/4/1990--Passed Senate amended.Department of Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1991 - TitleI - ProcurementPartA - Funding AuthorizationsAuthorizes appropriations for FY 1991 for the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and Air ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 13, 1990
Reported by Committee

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Jul 25, 1990

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Aug 4, 1990
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.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2912”). 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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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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S. 2884 (Related)
National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1991

Passed Senate
Last Action: Aug 4, 1990

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