S. 2344 (103rd): National Science Foundation Authorization Act of 1994

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:

Aug 1, 1994
103rd Congress, 1993–1994

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on August 3, 1994, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Edward “Ted” Kennedy

Senator from Massachusetts

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Sep 28, 1994
Length: 54 pages

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Full Title

A bill to authorize appropriations for the National Science Foundation, and for other purposes.

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History

Aug 1, 1994
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Aug 3, 1994
 
Reported by Committee

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Aug 11, 1994
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Referral Instructions in the Senate.

Sep 28, 1994
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Reported by Senate Committee 2.

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