H.R. 2401 (103rd): National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1994

To authorize appropriations for fiscal year 1994 for military activities of the Department of Defense, to prescribe military personnel strengths for fiscal year 1994, and for other purposes.

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.

Overview

Introduced:

Jun 14, 1993
103rd Congress, 1993–1994

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 30, 1993

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on November 30, 1993.

Law:

Pub.L. 103-160

Sponsor:

Ronald Dellums

Representative for California's 9th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Nov 17, 1993
Length: 421 pages

History

Jun 14, 1993
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 30, 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.

Sep 29, 1993
 
Passed House

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

Oct 6, 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 Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Nov 15, 1993
 
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.

Nov 17, 1993
 
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.

Nov 30, 1993
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 2401 (103rd) 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 103rd Congress, which met from Jan 5, 1993 to Dec 1, 1994. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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