H.R. 2126 (104th): Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 1996


Jul 27, 1995
104th Congress, 1995–1996


Enacted — By 10 Day Rule on Dec 1, 1995

This bill became enacted on December 1, 1995 after ten days elapsed after being presented to the President.


Pub.L. 104-61


W. Bill Young

Representative for Florida's 10th congressional district



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Last Updated: Nov 16, 1995
Length: 46 pages

About the bill

Full Title

Making appropriations for the Department of Defense for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1996, and for other purposes.

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Jul 25, 1995
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.

Jul 27, 1995

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 7, 1995
Passed House

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

Sep 8, 1995
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. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Sep 12, 1995
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Public Print.

Nov 16, 1995
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.

Nov 16, 1995
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed Congress/Enrolled Bill.

Dec 1, 1995
Enacted — By 10 Day Rule

The bill was enacted by failing to be signed or vetoed by the President within ten days of receiving the bill from Congress (Sundays excepted).

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.

Sep 7, 1995 12:54 p.m.
Failed 210/213
Sep 7, 1995 1:39 p.m.
Failed 126/293
Sep 7, 1995 2:52 p.m.
Agreed to 226/191
Sep 7, 1995 6:47 p.m.
Passed 294/125
On the Conference Report
Sep 29, 1995 2:57 p.m.
Failed 151/267
On the Conference Report
Nov 16, 1995 2:23 p.m.
Passed 270/158
On the Conference Report
Nov 16, 1995 6:24 p.m.
Conference Report Agreed to 59/39

Subject Areas
Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

S. 1087 (Included-In)
Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 1996

Passed Senate
Last Action: Sep 5, 1995

H.Res. 271 (rule)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Nov 16, 1995

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