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

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

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).

Overview

Introduced:

Jul 27, 1995
104th Congress, 1995–1996

Status:

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.

Law:

Pub.L. 104-61

Sponsor:

W. Bill Young

Representative for Florida's 10th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Nov 16, 1995
Length: 46 pages

History

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
 
Introduced

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).

H.R. 2126 (104th) 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 104th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 1995 to Oct 4, 1996. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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