S. 2211 (103rd): Omnibus National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1995

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:

Jun 20, 1994
103rd Congress, 1993–1994

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on July 1, 1994 but was never passed by the House.

Sponsor:

Samuel Nunn

Senator from Georgia

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 1, 1994
Length: 878 pages

About the bill

Full Title

An original bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 1995 for military activities of the Department of Defense, for military construction, and for defense activities of the Department of Energy; to prescribe personnel strengths for such fiscal year for the Armed Forces; to revise and streamline the acquisition laws of the Federal Government; and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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

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