H.R. 2150 (103rd): Coast Guard Authorization Act of 1993

The federal budget process occurs in two stages: appropriations and authorizations. This is an authorization bill, which directs how federal funds should or should not be used. (It does not set overall spending limits, however, which are the subject of appropriations bills.) Authorizations are typically made for single fiscal years (October 1 through September 30 of the next year) but are often renewed in subsequent law.
Introduced:

May 19, 1993
103rd Congress, 1993–1994

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 20, 1993

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 20, 1993.

Law:

Pub.L. 103-206

Sponsor:

William “Billy” Tauzin

Representative for Louisiana's 3rd congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Nov 23, 1993
Length: 37 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To authorize appropriations for fiscal year 1994 for the United States Coast Guard, and for other purposes.

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History

May 19, 1993
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 26, 1993
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Jul 30, 1993
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Nov 22, 1993
 
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. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Nov 22, 1993
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Committee Discharged.

Nov 23, 1993
 
House 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 without objection so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 20, 1993
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

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