H.R. 3756 (104th): Treasury, Postal Service, and General Government Appropriations Act, 1997


Jul 8, 1996
104th Congress, 1995–1996

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on July 17, 1996 but was never passed by the Senate.


James Lightfoot

Representative for Iowa's 3rd congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 23, 1996
Length: 137 pages

About the bill

Full Title

Making appropriations for the Treasury Department, the United States Postal Service, the Executive Office of the President, and certain Independent Agencies, for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1997, and for other purposes.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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Jun 27, 1996
Reported by Committee

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Jul 8, 1996

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Jul 17, 1996
Passed House

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

Jul 23, 1996
Text Published

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

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Committee Assignments

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Jul 16, 1996 8:23 p.m.
Agreed to 352/67
Jul 16, 1996 8:33 p.m.
Agreed to 267/150
Jul 17, 1996 3:38 p.m.
Failed 184/238
Jul 17, 1996 3:49 p.m.
Failed 107/312
Jul 17, 1996 3:57 p.m.
Failed 150/268
Jul 17, 1996 4:20 p.m.
Passed 215/207
Sep 11, 1996 2:17 p.m.
Motion Rejected 51/48
Sep 11, 1996 4:18 p.m.
Motion to Table Agreed to 53/45
Sep 12, 1996 3:32 p.m.
Motion to Table Failed 36/62

Subject Areas
Related Bills

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H.R. 3610 (Related)
Omnibus Consolidated Appropriations Act, 1997

Enacted — Signed by the President
Sep 30, 1996

H.Res. 475 (rule)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Jul 16, 1996

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