S. 1762 (104th): Department of Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1997


May 16, 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 Senate on July 10, 1996 but was never passed by the House.


Strom Thurmond

Senator from South Carolina



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Last Updated: Jul 10, 1996
Length: 572 pages

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Full Title

An original bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 1997 for military activities of the Department of Defense, to prescribe personnel strengths for such fiscal year for the Armed Forces, and for other purposes.

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H.R. 3230 (identical)

Enacted — Signed by the President
Sep 23, 1996

S. 1745 (Included-In)
National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1997

Passed Senate
Last Action: Jul 10, 1996

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The “S.” in “S. 1762” means this is a Senate 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.

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Reported by Committee
May 2, 1996
May 16, 1996
Passed Senate
Jul 10, 1996
Vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.


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