S. 2182 (103rd): National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1995

An Act to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 1995 for military activities of the Department of Defense, for military construction, and for defense programs of the Department of Energy, to prescribe personnel strengths for such fiscal year for the Armed Forces, 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, 1994
103rd Congress, 1993–1994

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 5, 1994

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 5, 1994.

Law:

Pub.L. 103-337

Sponsor:

Samuel Nunn

Senator from Georgia

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Sep 13, 1994
Length: 452 pages

History

Jun 9, 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.

Jun 14, 1994
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 1, 1994
 
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.

Jul 1, 1994
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Public Print.

Jul 25, 1994
 
Passed House

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.

Jul 25, 1994
 
Text Published

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

Aug 17, 1994
 
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.

Sep 13, 1994
 
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 5, 1994
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 2182 (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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