H.R. 2445 (103rd): Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act, 1994

Making appropriations for energy and water development for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1994, and for other purposes.

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).

Overview

Introduced:

Jun 17, 1993
103rd Congress, 1993–1994

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 28, 1993

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 28, 1993.

Law:

Pub.L. 103-126

Sponsor:

Tom Bevill

Representative for Alabama's 4th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Sep 30, 1994
Length: 24 pages

History

Jun 17, 1993
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 17, 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.

Jun 23, 1993
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the House (Engrossed).

Jun 24, 1993
 
Passed House

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

Sep 23, 1993
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Reported by Senate Committee.

Sep 30, 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.

Sep 30, 1993
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Public Print.

Oct 26, 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.

Oct 27, 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.

Oct 27, 1993
 
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.

Oct 28, 1993
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 2445 (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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