H.R. 3517 (104th): Military Construction Appropriations Act, 1997


May 23, 1996
104th Congress, 1995–1996


Enacted — Signed by the President on Sep 16, 1996

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on September 16, 1996.


Pub.L. 104-196


Barbara Vucanovich

Representative for Nevada's 2nd congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 5, 1996
Length: 9 pages

About the bill

Full Title

Making appropriations for military construction, family housing, and base realignment and closure for the Department of Defense for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1997, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

7/30/1996--Conference report filed in House.Military Construction Appropriations Act, 1997 - Appropriates funds for FY 1997 for military construction, family housing, and base realignment and closure functions administered by the Department ... Read more >


May 23, 1996

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 23, 1996
Reported by Committee

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May 30, 1996
Passed House

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

Jun 20, 1996
Text Published

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

Jun 26, 1996
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 Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Jun 27, 1996
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Public Print.

Aug 1, 1996
Conference Report Agreed to by House

The House approved a conference committee report to resolve differences in each chamber's version of the bill. The Senate must also approve the conference report.

Sep 5, 1996
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.

Sep 16, 1996
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3517”). 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

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May 30, 1996 1:22 p.m.
Passed 369/43
On the Conference Report
Aug 1, 1996 8:47 p.m.
Passed 396/26
On the Conference Report
Sep 5, 1996 10 a.m.
Conference Report Agreed to 92/6

Subject Areas
Related Bills

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H.Res. 497 (rule)

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jul 31, 1996

H.Res. 442 (rule)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
May 30, 1996

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