H.R. 3759 (103rd): Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act of 1994

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).

Feb 1, 1994
103rd Congress, 1993–1994


Enacted — Signed by the President on Feb 12, 1994

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on February 12, 1994.


Pub.L. 103-211


William Natcher

Representative for Kentucky's 2nd congressional district



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Last Updated: Feb 11, 1994
Length: 40 pages

About the bill

Full Title

Making emergency supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1994, and for other purposes.

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Feb 1, 1994

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Feb 1, 1994
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.

Feb 3, 1994
Passed House

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

Feb 4, 1994
Text Published

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

Feb 10, 1994
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.

Feb 10, 1994
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Public Print.

Feb 11, 1994
Conference Report Agreed to by Senate

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

Feb 11, 1994
Conference Report Agreed to by House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Feb 12, 1994
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

Feb 3, 1994 3:04 p.m.
Failed 158/260
Feb 3, 1994 4:14 p.m.
Failed 207/211
Feb 3, 1994 5:53 p.m.
Failed 178/240
Feb 3, 1994 6:20 p.m.
Agreed to 415/2
Feb 3, 1994 6:52 p.m.
Passed 337/74
Feb 10, 1994 5:25 p.m.
Motion Rejected 43/52
Feb 10, 1994 6:53 p.m.
Bill Passed 85/10
On the Conference Report
Feb 11, 1994 7:18 p.m.
Passed 245/65

Subject Areas
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Last Action: Feb 9, 1994

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Last Action: Feb 8, 1994

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